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Come learn the same step-by-step methods taught in our regular program in an intensive format in our workshops. Students will learn skills in drawing and painting that can be applied to their own projects. Whether you are an experienced artist or have never painted before, our instructors will tailor to your skill level.

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    Mon 21

    Portrait Painting from a Photo

    $200
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    January 21 @ 10:00 am - January 25 @ 4:00 pm
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    Alla Prima Portrait Painting

    Date: Jun 17, 2019 - Jun 21, 2019

    Duration: 5 Days

    Instructor: Esteban Rodriguez

    Price: 600.00

    This 5-day workshop is an introduction to the Alla Prima method, which means “all at once.” This is a method that has to be done in one section, wet-into-wet, where each brushstroke counts. Using this approach, artists can develop a better vocabulary of paint and brush handling toward achieving expressive, yet realistic portraits in a more immediate way. Participants will execute one sketch each day throughout the week, from a range of different points using live models. This course is suitable for all levels.

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    Figure Painting from Life

    Date: Jun 10, 2019 - Jun 14, 2019

    Duration: 5 days

    Instructor: Fernando Freitas

    Price: 600.00

    Learn the art of figure painting using our step-by-step method. Beginner and advanced students will benefit from this painting workshop. Students will be working directly from  the nude using oil paint. Principal instructor Fernando Freitas will teach the basics of gesture, proportion, and morphology. Students will then finish their paintings with big form and small form modeling. The end effect is a dramatic three-dimensional figure.

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    Sketching the Figure from Life

    Date: May 24, 2019 - May 26, 2019

    Duration: 3 Days

    Instructor: Fernando Freitas

    Price: 350.00

    Learn the art of figure drawing using our step-by-step method. Beginner and advanced students will benefit from this drawing workshop. Students will be working directly from the nude using charcoal or carbon pencil. Principal instructor Fernando Freitas will teach the basics of gesture, proportion, and morphology. Students will then finish their drawings with big form and small form modeling. The end effect is a dramatic three-dimensional figure.

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    Drawing the Structure and Anatomy of the Head

    Date: May 6, 2019 - May 10, 2019

    Duration: 5 days

    Instructor: Esteban Rodriguez

    Price: 600.00

    This 5-day drawing workshop focuses on creating a solid understanding of the anatomy of the head as the base for building the structure of the portrait. Participants will be taken through a number of shorter poses, where with a lineal drawing, the construct of the head will be broken down into a series of big to small steps. The workshop will discuss the planes, proportions, and features of the face, and how these can be explained through anatomy.

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    Rembrandt and his School

    Date: Apr 22, 2019 - Apr 26, 2019

    Duration: 5 Days

    Instructor: Juan Martinez

    Price: 650.00

    Rembrandt and his school re-wrote the art and craft of oil painting in the 17th century and beyond, and it is beneficial today for any artist to do a master copy from that period. Rembrandt was a complete painter, fluidly employing methods ranging from classic indirect, to direct, and even to what can be likened to sculpting with paint. His approach was efficient yet endlessly expressive, and copying Rembrandt gives painters a deeper understanding of oil painting and its possibilities.

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    Classical Portrait Painting

    Date: Apr 8, 2019 - Apr 12, 2019

    Duration: 5 days

    Instructor: Esteban Rodriguez

    Price: 600.00

    This 5-day workshop focuses on a head-and-shoulders portrait study painted from a live model using a “classical” academic approach. There will be a single, long-term sitting for the duration of the workshop. The academic method allows participants to explore all aspects of portraiture including anatomical structure, planes of the face, expressive brushwork, achieving a likeness, etc. Despite its ancient roots, this is a modern synthesis that allows for efficiency of execution.

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    In the Studios of the Old Masters

    Date: Mar 9, 2019 - Mar 15, 2019

    Duration: 7 days

    Instructor: Fernando Freitas

    Price: 750.00

    Principal Instructor Fernando Freitas takes students through the stages of painting in the tradition of the old masters in this 7-day workshop. Working from a selected study, students learn the specific step-by-step process to achieve an exact copy, as well as gain a clear understanding of the principles of oil painting, and the best techniques and materials to use. Suitable for all levels of experience, each student will take home their own master copy as well as the step-by-step knowledge of the process.

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    In the Studios of John Singer Sargent and His Peers

    Date: Feb 18, 2019 - Feb 22, 2019

    Duration: 5 Days

    Instructor: Esteban Rodriguez

    Price: 600.00

    This intensive 5-day workshop focuses on the classic alla prima portraiture style used by 19th century painter John Singer Sargent, one of the most influential direct painters of all time. Participants will work from copies of Sargent paintings to become familiar with the wet-into-wet technique that he used. This direct technique allows us to paint in a very quick and efficient way with expressive and realistic results. 

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    Portrait Painting from a Photo

    Date: Jan 21, 2019 - Jan 25, 2019

    Duration: 5 Days

    Instructor: Esteban Rodriguez

    Price: 600.00

    How can you select the best photo references to work from, and what special challenges will you need to tackle? This 5–day workshop focuses on creating a painted portrait using a photo reference, learning what to keep and what to leave out. Also covered are painting fundamentals such as form, value (or tone), shape, colour theory, and the process of “finishing”. In addition, fundamentals of photography for portrait painting will be presented. Students of all levels are welcome.

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