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WORKSHOP: THE EXPRESSIVE FIGURE & CREATIVE PORTRAIT (DRAWING, PAINTING, MIXED MEDIA)
Aug
3
to Aug 5

WORKSHOP: THE EXPRESSIVE FIGURE & CREATIVE PORTRAIT (DRAWING, PAINTING, MIXED MEDIA)

In this inspirational workshop, you will have an opportunity to embark on a journey filled with exploration and discovery. Working from a live model, you will work in compelling and fearless ways to create contemporary figure and portrait drawings, paintings, and mixed media pieces using graphite, charcoal, acrylic and collage. You may also use pastel, watercolor or oil paint sticks.

The purpose of this workshop is to provide intermediate, advanced and professional artists with the opportunity to explore their creativity through the figure and portrait, as well as… + CLICK FOR MORE

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WORKSHOP: THE EXPRESSIVE FIGURE & CREATIVE PORTRAIT (DRAWING, PAINTING, MIXED MEDIA)
Aug
17
to Aug 19

WORKSHOP: THE EXPRESSIVE FIGURE & CREATIVE PORTRAIT (DRAWING, PAINTING, MIXED MEDIA)

In this inspirational workshop, you will have an opportunity to embark on a journey filled with exploration and discovery. Working from a live model, you will work in compelling and fearless ways to create contemporary figure and portrait drawings, paintings, and mixed media pieces using graphite, charcoal, acrylic and collage. You may also use pastel, watercolor or oil paint sticks.

The purpose of this workshop is to provide intermediate, advanced and professional artists with the opportunity to explore their creativity through the figure and portrait, as well as… + CLICK FOR MORE

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MIXED MEDIA FIGURE DRAWING & PAINTING (SANTA MONICA)
Jun
15
10:00 AM10:00

MIXED MEDIA FIGURE DRAWING & PAINTING (SANTA MONICA)

Explore contemporary figure drawing, painting and mixed media using graphite, charcoal, pastel, acrylic, and collage. Experiment with different approaches for developing the human form such as realism, expressionism, and abstraction. Emphasis is placed on observation, structure, line quality, volume, composition, technique, experimentation, and originality. Discussions, art historical examples, and demonstration are all a part of the curriculum.

For this workshop, the focus will be…  + CLICK TO LEARN MORE

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MIXED MEDIA FIGURE DRAWING & PAINTING (SANTA MONICA)
Jun
14
10:00 AM10:00

MIXED MEDIA FIGURE DRAWING & PAINTING (SANTA MONICA)

Explore contemporary figure drawing, painting and mixed media using graphite, charcoal, pastel, acrylic, and collage. Experiment with different approaches for developing the human form such as realism, expressionism, and abstraction. Emphasis is placed on observation, structure, line quality, volume, composition, technique, experimentation, and originality. Discussions, art historical examples, and demonstration are all a part of the curriculum.

For this workshop, the focus will be… + CLICK TO READ MORE

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RE-ENERGIZE YOUR CREATIVE JOURNEY (SAN LUIS OBISPO)
Jun
8
to Jun 10

RE-ENERGIZE YOUR CREATIVE JOURNEY (SAN LUIS OBISPO)

The objective of this workshop is to provide intermediate and advanced artists with the opportunity to reenergize your creativity and kick start your art making. The focus will be on helping artists hone in on your style, find your unique personal artistic style and give voice to your creative spirit.

With the guidance of an experienced and professional artist, teacher, coach, and mentor, this workshop will explore creativity and art making as an expressive activity, which will result in an exciting and enriching experience for each participating artist.

This workshop promises to… + CLICK FOR MORE

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MIXED MEDIA FIGURE DRAWING & PAINTING (SANTA MONICA)
May
18
10:00 AM10:00

MIXED MEDIA FIGURE DRAWING & PAINTING (SANTA MONICA)

Explore contemporary figure drawing, painting and mixed media using graphite, charcoal, pastel, acrylic, and collage. Experiment with different approaches for developing the human form such as realism, expressionism, and abstraction. Emphasis is placed on observation, structure, line quality, volume, composition, technique, experimentation, and originality. Discussions, art historical examples, and demonstration are all a part of the curriculum.

For this workshop, the focus will be… + CLICK TO LEARN MORE

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MIXED MEDIA FIGURE DRAWING & PAINTING (SANTA MONICA)
May
17
10:00 AM10:00

MIXED MEDIA FIGURE DRAWING & PAINTING (SANTA MONICA)

Explore contemporary figure drawing, painting and mixed media using graphite, charcoal, pastel, acrylic, and collage. Experiment with different approaches for developing the human form such as realism, expressionism, and abstraction. Emphasis is placed on observation, structure, line quality, volume, composition, technique, experimentation, and originality. Discussions, art historical examples, and demonstration are all a part of the curriculum.

For this workshop, the focus will be…  + CLICK TO READ MORE  

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MIXED MEDIA FIGURE DRAWING & PAINTING (SANTA MONICA)
Apr
20
10:00 AM10:00

MIXED MEDIA FIGURE DRAWING & PAINTING (SANTA MONICA)

Explore contemporary figure drawing, painting and mixed media using graphite, charcoal, pastel, acrylic, and collage. Experiment with different approaches for developing the human form such as realism, expressionism, and abstraction. Emphasis is placed on observation, structure, line quality, volume, composition, technique, experimentation, and originality. Discussions, art historical examples, and demonstration are all a part of the curriculum. + CLICK TO READ MORE 

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MIXED MEDIA FIGURE DRAWING & PAINTING (SANTA MONICA)
Apr
19
10:00 AM10:00

MIXED MEDIA FIGURE DRAWING & PAINTING (SANTA MONICA)

Explore contemporary figure drawing, painting and mixed media using graphite, charcoal, pastel, acrylic, and collage. Experiment with different approaches for developing the human form such as realism, expressionism, and abstraction. Emphasis is placed on observation, structure, line quality, volume, composition, technique, experimentation, and originality. Discussions, art historical examples, and demonstration are all a part of the curriculum. + CLICK TO LEARN MORE

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MIXED MEDIA FIGURE DRAWING & PAINTING (ATASCADERO)
Apr
14
10:00 AM10:00

MIXED MEDIA FIGURE DRAWING & PAINTING (ATASCADERO)

Explore contemporary figure drawing, painting and mixed media using graphite, charcoal, pastel, acrylic, and collage. Experiment with different approaches for developing the human form such as realism, expressionism and abstraction. Emphasis is placed on observation, structure, line quality, volume, composition, technique, experimentation, and originality. Discussions, art historical examples, and demonstration are all a part of the curriculum. + CLICK HERE TO LEARN MORE

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MIXED MEDIA FIGURE DRAWING & PAINTING (SANTA MONICA)
Mar
16
10:00 AM10:00

MIXED MEDIA FIGURE DRAWING & PAINTING (SANTA MONICA)

CLASS DESCRIPTION 

Explore contemporary figure drawing, painting and mixed media using graphite, charcoal, pastel, acrylic, and collage. Experiment with different approaches for developing the human form such as realism, expressionism and abstraction. Emphasis is placed on observation, structure, line quality, volume, composition, technique, experimentation, and originality. Discussions, art historical examples, and demonstration are all a part of the curriculum. 

Students work from a model and respond and manipulate their chosen mediums to arrive at a dynamic and unique solution. The focus is on the process of creating a drawing, painting or mixed media piece of art. 

Students are asked to balance risk-taking and exploration with things that they already know how to do well. Students are encouraged to take their work beyond just making pretty pictures or technically proficient pictures by attempting to produce work that is as fun and interesting for them to create as they are for people to look at. 

The goal for a student in my class is to create work that is fresh, vital and alive, as opposed to work that is static or copied. Inherent in each piece is the search for the right line, shape, color, value, texture and edge. 

The finished piece will be a record of that journey. 

Student furnishes their own supplies and surfaces to work on. A suggested (recommended) supply list will be provided once you are enrolled. 

EXPERIENCE LEVEL 

Students have a basic understanding of the figure as the foundation of figure drawing is not taught in this class. 

LOCATION 

Private studio in Santa Monica 

TUITION

$175  |  4 SPACES AVAILABLE | + CLICK TO ENROLL

 

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CANCELLATION AND REFUNDS 

Tuition includes a $50 non-refundable, non-transferable fee.  

If you cancel 10 days or more before the workshop date, your tuition less the $50 nonrefundable fee will be returned.  

If you cancel within the 10 days of the start of the workshop and your space can be filled with a newly enrolling student as of your cancellation date, your tuition will be returned less $100. This does not include instances where a previously enrolled student for the same month of your workshop transfers their enrollment to your vacated space in the same month. 

If you cancel within the 10 days of the start of the workshop and your space cannot be filled in that time, no refund or transfer will be available. Your tuition may not be used for a future workshop. 

Thank you for your understanding. 

 

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MIXED MEDIA FIGURE DRAWING & PAINTING (SANTA MONICA)
Mar
15
10:00 AM10:00

MIXED MEDIA FIGURE DRAWING & PAINTING (SANTA MONICA)

Explore contemporary figure drawing, painting and mixed media using graphite, charcoal, pastel, acrylic, and collage. Experiment with different approaches for developing the human form such as realism, expressionism, and abstraction. Emphasis is placed on observation, structure, line quality, volume, composition, technique, experimentation, and originality. Discussions, art historical examples, and demonstration are all a part of the curriculum. + CLICK TO READ MORE HERE 

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MIXED MEDIA FIGURE DRAWING & PAINTING (ATASCADERO)
Jan
27
10:00 AM10:00

MIXED MEDIA FIGURE DRAWING & PAINTING (ATASCADERO)

Explore contemporary figure drawing, painting and mixed media using graphite, charcoal, pastel, acrylic, and collage. Experiment with different approaches for developing the human form such as realism, expressionism and abstraction. Emphasis is placed on observation, structure, line quality, volume, composition, technique, experimentation, and originality. Discussions, art historical examples, and demonstration are all a part of the curriculum. + CLICK HERE TO LEARN MORE

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MIXED MEDIA FIGURE DRAWING & PAINTING (ATASCADERO)
Jan
26
10:00 AM10:00

MIXED MEDIA FIGURE DRAWING & PAINTING (ATASCADERO)

Explore contemporary figure drawing, painting and mixed media using graphite, charcoal, pastel, acrylic, and collage. Experiment with different approaches for developing the human form such as realism, expressionism and abstraction. Emphasis is placed on observation, structure, line quality, volume, composition, technique, experimentation, and originality. Discussions, art historical examples, and demonstration are all a part of the curriculum. + CLICK HERE TO LEARN MORE

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MIXED MEDIA FIGURE DRAWING & PAINTING (SANTA MONICA)
Dec
8
10:00 AM10:00

MIXED MEDIA FIGURE DRAWING & PAINTING (SANTA MONICA)

Explore contemporary figure drawing, painting and mixed media using graphite, charcoal, pastel, acrylic, and collage. Experiment with different approaches for developing the human form such as realism, expressionism, and abstraction. Emphasis is placed on observation, structure, line quality, volume, composition, technique, experimentation, and originality. Discussions, art historical examples, and demonstration are all a part of the curriculum. + CLICK TO LEARN MORE HERE

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MIXED MEDIA FIGURE DRAWING & PAINTING (SANTA MONICA)
Dec
7
10:00 AM10:00

MIXED MEDIA FIGURE DRAWING & PAINTING (SANTA MONICA)

Explore contemporary figure drawing, painting and mixed media using graphite, charcoal, pastel, acrylic, and collage. Experiment with different approaches for developing the human form such as realism, expressionism, and abstraction. Emphasis is placed on observation, structure, line quality, volume, composition, technique, experimentation, and originality. Discussions, art historical examples, and demonstration are all a part of the curriculum. + CLICK MORE HERE

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MIXED MEDIA FIGURE DRAWING & PAINTING (SANTA MONICA)
Nov
10
10:00 AM10:00

MIXED MEDIA FIGURE DRAWING & PAINTING (SANTA MONICA)

Explore contemporary figure drawing, painting and mixed media using graphite, charcoal, pastel, acrylic, and collage. Experiment with different approaches for developing the human form such as realism, expressionism and abstraction. Emphasis is placed on observation, structure, line quality, volume, composition, technique, experimentation, and originality. Discussions, art historical examples, and demonstration are all a part of the curriculum. + CLICK TO READ MORE

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MIXED MEDIA FIGURE DRAWING & PAINTING (SANTA MONICA)
Nov
9
10:00 AM10:00

MIXED MEDIA FIGURE DRAWING & PAINTING (SANTA MONICA)

Explore contemporary figure drawing, painting and mixed media using graphite, charcoal, pastel, acrylic, and collage. Experiment with different approaches for developing the human form such as realism, expressionism and abstraction. Emphasis is placed on observation, structure, line quality, volume, composition, technique, experimentation, and originality. Discussions, art historical examples, and demonstration are all a part of the curriculum. + CLICK TO READ MORE

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MIXED MEDIA FIGURE DRAWING & PAINTING (SANTA MONICA)
Oct
27
10:00 AM10:00

MIXED MEDIA FIGURE DRAWING & PAINTING (SANTA MONICA)

Explore contemporary figure drawing, painting and mixed media using graphite, charcoal, pastel, acrylic, and collage. Experiment with different approaches for developing the human form such as realism, expressionism and abstraction. Emphasis is placed on observation, structure, line quality, volume, composition, technique, experimentation, and originality. Discussions, art historical examples, and demonstration are all a part of the curriculum. + CLICK TO LEARN MORE

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MIXED MEDIA FIGURE DRAWING & PAINTING (SANTA MONICA)
Oct
26
10:00 AM10:00

MIXED MEDIA FIGURE DRAWING & PAINTING (SANTA MONICA)

Explore contemporary figure drawing, painting and mixed media using graphite, charcoal, pastel, acrylic, and collage. Experiment with different approaches for developing the human form such as realism, expressionism and abstraction. Emphasis is placed on observation, structure, line quality, volume, composition, technique, experimentation, and originality. Discussions, art historical examples, and demonstration are all a part of the curriculum. + CLICK TO READ MORE 

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MIXED MEDIA FIGURE DRAWING & PAINTING (SANTA MONICA)
Sep
8
10:00 AM10:00

MIXED MEDIA FIGURE DRAWING & PAINTING (SANTA MONICA)

Explore contemporary figure drawing, painting and mixed media using graphite, charcoal, pastel, acrylic, and collage. Experiment with different approaches for developing the human form such as realism, expressionism and abstraction. Emphasis is placed on observation, structure, line quality, volume, composition, technique, experimentation, and originality. Discussions, art historical examples, and demonstration are all a part of the curriculum. + CLICK TO READ MORE

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MIXED MEDIA FIGURE DRAWING & PAINTING (SANTA MONICA)
Sep
7
10:00 AM10:00

MIXED MEDIA FIGURE DRAWING & PAINTING (SANTA MONICA)

Explore contemporary figure drawing, painting and mixed media using graphite, charcoal, pastel, acrylic, and collage. Experiment with different approaches for developing the human form such as realism, expressionism and abstraction. Emphasis is placed on observation, structure, line quality, volume, composition, technique, experimentation, and originality. Discussions, art historical examples, and demonstration are all a part of the curriculum. + CLICK TO READ MORE

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THE ART OF THE FIGURE: LONG POSE INTENSIVE (DRAWING, PAINTING, MIXED MEDIA)
Aug
25
to Aug 27

THE ART OF THE FIGURE: LONG POSE INTENSIVE (DRAWING, PAINTING, MIXED MEDIA)

In this inspirational workshop, artists will have the opportunity to work from two different poses each day, which will allow time for deep exploration, experimentation, and trial and error. Working in compelling and fearless ways, we will explore drawing, painting, and mixed media as well as color, value, line, brushstrokes, texture and composition. Artists will also receive... + CLICK FOR MORE

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THE ART OF THE FIGURE: LONG POSE INTENSIVE  (DRAWING, PAINTING, MIXED MEDIA)
Jul
28
to Jul 30

THE ART OF THE FIGURE: LONG POSE INTENSIVE (DRAWING, PAINTING, MIXED MEDIA)

In this inspirational workshop, artists will have the opportunity to work from two different poses each day, which will allow time for deep exploration, experimentation, and trial and error. Working in compelling and fearless ways, we will explore drawing, painting, and mixed media as well as color, value, line, brushstrokes, texture and composition. Artists will also receive... + CLICK FOR MORE

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MIXED MEDIA FIGURE DRAWING & PAINTING (SANTA MONICA)
Jun
23
6:30 PM18:30

MIXED MEDIA FIGURE DRAWING & PAINTING (SANTA MONICA)

Explore contemporary figure drawing, painting and mixed media using graphite, charcoal, pastel, acrylic, and collage. Experiment with different approaches for developing the human form such as realism, expressionism and abstraction. Emphasis is placed on observation, structure, line quality, volume, composition, technique, experimentation, and originality. Discussions, art historical examples, and demonstration are all a part of the curriculum. + CLICK TO READ MORE

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Mixed Media Figure Drawing & Painting (Santa Monica)
Jun
23
10:00 AM10:00

Mixed Media Figure Drawing & Painting (Santa Monica)

Explore contemporary figure drawing, painting and mixed media using graphite, charcoal, pastel, acrylic, and collage. Experiment with different approaches for developing the human form such as realism, expressionism and abstraction. Emphasis is placed on observation, structure, line quality, volume, composition, technique, experimentation, and originality. Discussions, art historical examples, and demonstration are all a part of the curriculum. + CLICK TO READ MORE

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Mixed Media Figure Drawing & Painting (Santa Monica)
Jun
22
10:00 AM10:00

Mixed Media Figure Drawing & Painting (Santa Monica)

Explore contemporary figure drawing, painting and mixed media using graphite, charcoal, pastel, acrylic, and collage. Experiment with different approaches for developing the human form such as realism, expressionism and abstraction. Emphasis is placed on observation, structure, line quality, volume, composition, technique, experimentation, and originality. Discussions, art historical examples, and demonstration are all a part of the curriculum. + CLICK TO READ MORE

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PUSHING CHARCOAL: Mixed Media Drawing, Process, and The Artist
Jun
11
1:00 PM13:00

PUSHING CHARCOAL: Mixed Media Drawing, Process, and The Artist

Join David as he creates an original, mixed media drawing, discusses his techniques and materials and talks about the artist’s process. David will talk his way through the drawing so you can hear HIS thought process and decision making. He will also give you his take on such topics as: setting goals, making choices and... + CLICK TO READ MORE 

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OIL PAINT STICK BOOT CAMP: DRAWING AND PAINTING THE FIGURE AND PORTRAIT
Jun
2
to Jun 4

OIL PAINT STICK BOOT CAMP: DRAWING AND PAINTING THE FIGURE AND PORTRAIT

In this workshop, we will explore basic techniques and unleash the power of oil paint sticks as we work from the figure and portrait. Students will discover paint sticks’ versatile, direct, immediate, and expressive potential. There are a wide range of techniques to explore such as drawing, painting, blending, washes, wiping, scraping, and scratching back into and alla prima to name just a few. We will also work on... + CLICK TO READ MORE

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Mixed Media Figure Drawing & Painting (Santa Monica)
May
26
10:00 AM10:00

Mixed Media Figure Drawing & Painting (Santa Monica)

Explore contemporary figure drawing, painting and mixed media using graphite, charcoal, pastel, acrylic, and collage. Experiment with different approaches for developing the human form such as realism, expressionism and abstraction. Emphasis is placed on observation, structure, line quality, volume, composition, technique, experimentation, and originality. Discussions, art historical examples, and demonstration are all a part of the curriculum. + CLICK TO READ MORE

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Mixed Media Figure Drawing & Painting (Santa Monica)
May
25
10:00 AM10:00

Mixed Media Figure Drawing & Painting (Santa Monica)

Explore contemporary figure drawing, painting and mixed media using graphite, charcoal, pastel, acrylic, and collage. Experiment with different approaches for developing the human form such as realism, expressionism and abstraction. Emphasis is placed on observation, structure, line quality, volume, composition, technique, experimentation, and originality. Discussions, art historical examples, and demonstration are all a part of the curriculum. + CLICK TO READ MORE

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Mixed Media Figure Drawing & Painting (Santa Monica)
Apr
21
10:00 AM10:00

Mixed Media Figure Drawing & Painting (Santa Monica)

Explore contemporary figure drawing, painting and mixed media using graphite, charcoal, pastel, acrylic, and collage. Experiment with different approaches for developing the human form such as realism, expressionism and abstraction. Emphasis is placed on observation, structure, line quality, volume, composition, technique, experimentation, and originality. Discussions, art historical examples, and demonstration are all a part of the curriculum. + CLICK TO READ MORE

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