Lafayette Studio

Portrait Drawing Now at Lafayette Studio!

Mondays 1:30 – 4:30
max enrollment 10, minimum 8
Jan.15- Mar 15     8 weeks No class Jan 15, Feb 19
$300 includes all model fees

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Intensive portrait drawing. Focus is on continual improvement of drawing techniques through intensive practice. Class will include demonstrations, individual help and critique.
New students will begin by drawing with charcoal and graphite, continuing students have the opportunity to move into paint and/or pastel.  Topics will be varied and include:
blocking in, abstract shapes, light and shadow
artistic anatomy of the head, neck and shoulders
measuring, angles, proportion, ‘eyeballing’
creating 3-dimensionality, rendering techniques

email  jodymattisonpaintings@gmail.com to register
 or call 925-997-3315

 

Alla Prima

Saturdays 2:30 – 5:30
Min 6,  Max 10 students
Jan 6 – Mar 17 no class Jan 13, Feb 17
Tuition $300 9 meetings

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Wet-on-wet, or alla prima (Italian, meaning at first attempt)

We are continuing on with our an exploration of oil/acrylic painting in the ‘alla prima’ style! Alla prima (Italian for at first attempt) is a method of painting directly, brush stroke on brush stroke, to complete a painting in one or two sessions.
Working with still life and interiors, we will go through the steps to create luminous paintings. Demonstration and discussion each week. Beginners and returnees welcome.
materials list sent upon registration.
email  jodymattisonpaintings@gmail.com to register
 or call 925-997-3315

 

 

 

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