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O19.Landscape Painting: Acadia Maine

Be inspired by the rocky coasts and forests of Maine’s Acadia National Park in this plein air landscape painting retreat led by Ard Berge. Over seven days, explore nature drawing, the colors of sunlight on surf, and quick painting on locations mined by Thomas Cole and Frederic Edwin Church.  The retreat fees include meals and shared housing at Schoodic Institute inside Acadia National Park as well as five days of optional instruction.

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SU19_WS23.ACADIA.BERGE Berge 6/23 - 6/30 Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa Su 12:01 AM - 11:59 PM $1,645.00 View

P19. Drawing with Silver: Designing the Movement of Space Workshop
In this 5-day workshop we will unwrap the ancient drawing technique of silverpoint and organize the drawing experience into three concepts: 1. Line  2. Form and 3. Space.
Drawing from a live model, we will discuss these three concepts to answer essential questions of design, with a focus on observational accuracy and increased technical proficiency. Students will learn strategies for drawing with silver, including how to successfully layer tonal structures through modeling and hatch marks. Demonstrations and individual feedback will play a vital role and strive to aid in the success of the Student's personal vision.

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SU19-WS60.HENDERSON Henderson 6/24 - 6/28 Mo Tu We Th Fr 10:00 AM - 05:00 PM $465.00 View

P19. Michelle Doll: Figure Painting From Life Workshop

During this 3-day workshop, Students will paint from a live model and will study basic and advanced techniques of painting the figure from life. Students will learn the important step-by-step method of oil painting, beginning with the imprimatura sketch, then a direct method of  painting and mixing color to create a realistic figure painting.

 Important elements will be discussed with regard to creating a strong visual narrative through compositional design, cropping, lighting and perspective. Doll will demonstrate an organized method of mixing a color palette, and various painting processes to encourage spontaneity while creating a visual narrative. The student will gain a clear understanding of color and tonal relationships while strengthening realistic figure proportions and anatomy. The goal is to create a painting that carries meaning and artistry while studying the figure from life.

 

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SU19-WS52.DOLL Doll 7/12 - 7/14 Fr Sa Su 11:00 AM - 06:00 PM $435.00 View

Q19. Drawing at the Met Workshop: Inside the Minds and Mark-Making of the Old Masters

This three-day workshop takes place in New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art, inside the private Study Room for Drawings and Prints! Students are provided with the rare and exciting opportunity to observe and draw a selection of original old master drawings and prints rarely seen on view, including work by Dürer, Raphael and Rembrandt. Concepts discussed will focus on the logic behind hatching and specific mark-making, composition, and a classical understanding of light and form.

This workshop is for anyone curious or excited about drawing who’s marveled at classical works and wondered how they were conceptualized and constructed. Open to artists of all skill levels and backgrounds.

Admission to Met Museum included.

(Print: Adam and Eve, 1504, Albrecht Durer)

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SU19-WS66.BAGLIO Baglio 7/17 - 7/19 We Th Fr 01:00 PM - 04:30 PM $260.00 View

R19. Master Copying Class at the National Gallery

In celebration of the 500th anniversary of the birth of Jacopo Tintoretto (1518–1594), the National Gallery of Art, Washington and the Fondazione Musei Civici di Venezia with the special cooperation of the Gallerie dell’Accademia, is organizing three major exhibitions on the Venetian master and you’re invited to the party! This summer, the New York Academy of Art will be offering its popular “Copying the Masters” class, usually held at the Metropolitan Museum, at the National Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C. Students taking this class will have unprecedented access to the one of the world’s most comprehensive and prestigious art collections. The Collection includes Ginevra de’ Benci the only portrait by Leonardo da Vinci in North America, Raphael's Alba Madonna, Titian's Venus with a Mirror, and Jan van Eyck's The Annunciation, as well as works by Rembrandt, Vermeer, Rodin and Degas. As with our “Copying the Masters” class, students will study techniques used by painters throughout history and learn how to adopt these methods into their own practice, under the instruction of Academy faculty member Joao Brandao. Students will have exclusive access to the Center for Advanced Study in the Visual Arts (CASVA) and the National Gallery’s Conservation Lab, and admittance to the extensive Art Materials Collection containing more than 21,000 items. This is a rare opportunity and we expect places to fill fast! Application deadline is due by June 24th.

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SU19-WS25.BRANDAO Brandao 7/22 - 7/26 Mo Tu We Th Fr Varied $465.00 View

S19. Plein Air Oil Painting Workshop

 This five-day outdoor painting workshop with artist Bernard Garcia will be a simple and fun approach to plein air oil painting. Be inspired by New York City's surroundings! Both landscapes and cityscapes will be explored, rain or shine.

Class will meet at 10am in Central Park and the Instructor will start each session with a short lecture. Come prepared to paint a lot, have fun with fellow artists, and enjoy the outdoors.

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SU19-WS59.GARCIA Garcia 8/12 - 8/16 Mo Tu We Th Fr 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM $230.00 View