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Grand Central Atelier: Long Island City, NY

February 11-15, 2019 (5 days)
9am - 4pm • Monday - Friday

Limit: 11-12 students

In this 5 day workshop, participants will develop a fully rendered portrait painting done in the indirect painting method. Each step of the indirect process - drawing, transfer, underpainting, and final painting pass painting - will begin with a demonstration by Kathryn, and proceed to thorough individual critiques.

The first few days will be particularly focused on capturing the likeness of the model using tools such as comparative measuring, tilt checking, shape finding, and plumb lines. After transferring the drawing, we will discuss creating a pleasing composition, as well as paint handling and creating the illusion of form. Building off of Greg Mortenson’s Flesh Palette workshop, there will be lecture and critique time dedicated to color mixing and how to adjust hue, value, and chroma to accurately portray the model’s skin tones.

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Wethersfield Academy for the Arts:

Wethersfield, Ct

February 18-22, 2019 (5 days)
9:30am - 4:30pm • Monday - Friday

Limit: 11-12 students

IN THIS workshop, ARTISTS WILL CREATE A FIGURE DRAWINg from life IN THE 19TH CENTURY ACADEMIC TRADITION. THE FIRST day WILL BE DEDICATED TO CREATING A HIGHLY ACCURATE AND DESCRIPTIVE LINE DRAWINg, or “block-in,” with an emphasis on capturing the likeness, gesture, and accurate proportions. Tools such as comparative measure, tilt matching, shape finding, and plumbs will all be demonstrated and used to achieve this. After the block-in is complete, participants will then render the form of the figure using the “window shading” technique. Each step will begin with a demonstration done by Kathryn, followed by thorough individual critiques. OPEN TO STUDENTS OF ALL LEVELS.

To sign up email info@wethersfieldarts.org,

or call 860-436-9857


Summer workshops coming soon…