Tuesday, February 15, 2011

Item of the Day: Southern Atelier Workshop Package

Workshops at the Southern Atelier
With Romel de la Torre & Clayton J. Beck III

Painting by Clayton J. Beck III
The winning bidder will attend both workshops at the Southern Atelier in beautiful Sarasota, FL. The Southern Atelier is a grass roots educational organization pursuing fine craftsmanship in the visual arts. With a focus on realist drawing and painting as an understood language, The Southern Atelier provides access to sound training.  The Natural beauty, luminous light and subtropical climate on the Gulf Coast of Florida has proved to be an ideal setting. Painters have the unique opportunity to improve their skills all year long, both out of doors and in the spacious, naturally lit studio.

Charcoal Wash and Painting
with Romel de la Torre
March 28-April 1, 2011 - 9:30-4pm
In this workshop Romel will share his creative technique and approach to charcoal drawing and oil painting. Artists will learn to use the elements that make a charcoal wash exhilarating and beautiful. He will emphasize composition, visual movement and improving upon drawing skills, value relationships, understanding edges and capturing the personality of the subject. Using his direct fluid painting style we will consider, color, edges, paint application, balance of shapes strong design and capturing the “feeling” of light. Learn to use the elements that make a portrait painting work as Romel provides individual instruction as well as critiques and group discussion.

Alla Prima Painting
with Clayton J. Beck III
February 25-28, 2011 -  9:30-4PM
This workshop is the classic Alla Prima approach to all prima painting of the portrait. The instructor will emphasize the importance of value comparison while working from the live model and students will learn to see values colors and edges in a way that will clarify their work with the portrait or any painting situation. Mixing of flesh tones and learning to create meaningful brushwork will also be an important aspect of the class. Demonstration will be purposeful and directive with individual attention given to the workshop participants.

A $950.00 Value
Bids Starting at $317.00
Donated by the Southern Atelier
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