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PT 622ES Photo-Realistic Painting
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PT 622ES Photo-Realistic Painting

$495

with Alicia Mino Gonzalez

Calendar Jan 21, 2020 at 6 pm, runs for 12 weeks

The virtuosic richness and detail of photorealism combines the artist’s painting skills with fascinating new techniques for transcribing visual information.  Learn how to utilize photography, 3D models, and Photoshop in order to capture complex subject matter. Explore advanced methods of transferring imagery, selecting and manipulating color, and controlling light. All levels welcome. (Bilingual instructor: English & Spanish)

Materials List Mino Gonzalez PT 622ES

Learning Objectives

• Students will learn how to create close ups settings of biomorphic 3D models to capture the information needed for a quality panting representation.

• Students will learn how to build up shadow boxes for a better manipulation of the light in their model’s settings.

• Students will learn to transfer images from live models and using the grid in case to use photograph as reference.

• Students will learn how to create better realistic painting effects, manipulating color, light and contrast utilizing photoshop program.

• Students will learn advance techniques for constructing layout, selecting color, blending and edging for an accurate painting result.

 

DR 607PA The PAFA Atelier
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DR 607PA The PAFA Atelier

$865

with Peter Van Dyck

Calendar Jan 22, 2020 at 12 pm, runs for 14 weeks

A combination instructed-class and open studio for students interested in advancing their representational drawing and painting.  Design and work on your own personal projects utilizing the cast collection, figure/portrait models, and still life or interior spaces, assisted by individual critiques and group instruction on topics of broad concern or interest.  This course is presented as an intermediate-level format for students with prior drawing/painting experience; beginning-level students should consider Introduction to the PAFA Atelier: Fundamentals of Representational Drawing and Painting. Independent study 9:00am -12:00pm. Space is limited. (Tuition includes $15 model fee.)

Material List Van Dyck DR 607PA

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PT 703EL Painting Over The Line
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PT 703EL Painting Over The Line

$495

with Kassem Amoudi

Calendar Jan 22, 2020 at 12:30 pm, runs for 12 weeks

Advance toward a more liberated way of painting in this open studio environment. Paint from personal subject matter to find your own visual language, informed by examples from contemporary and modern art. Painting experience recommended.

Materials List Amoudi PT 703EL

PT 602E Portrait Painting
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PT 602E Portrait Painting

$510

with Theodore Xaras

Calendar Jan 23, 2020 at 12:30 pm, runs for 12 weeks

This class covers all aspects of painting a traditional portrait. Learn how to achieve a likeness, model light and shade, mix flesh tones, and apply paint. Includes demonstrations, and insights into the history of portraiture. Valuable information for all levels.  Drawing experience required.

Learning Objectives

• The students will learn to analyze and construct a portrait using clearly defined steps.

• Students will be able to achieve a likeness through the careful observation of shapes and their color/value equivalent, which together form the “topography’ of the face.

• Students will learn how to mix and adjust colors to produce accurate flesh tones.

• Students will be able to produce three completed portraits, including one which includes the entire torso and hands.

• With practice, students will be able to paint a recognizable portrait from life.

• Students will gain an appreciation for the art of portraiture from their own work as well as to become acquainted with historical and contemporary examples as a basis for further study.

(Tuition includes $15 model fee.)

Materials List Xaras PT 602E

PT 621E Painting Secrets of the Masters
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PT 621E Painting Secrets of the Masters

$510

with Robert Waddington

Calendar Jan 25, 2020 at 12:30 pm, runs for 12 weeks

Little-known and long-forgotten methods for the realistic depiction of materials and textures in oil paint will be revealed in this exciting class.  Learn to portray the reflective qualities of metal, the luster of wood and marble, the transparency of glass, the sparkle of jewelry, and the sumptuous textures and folds of drapery and cloth.  Gain a firm understanding of concepts through step-by-step demonstrations of painting techniques, color theory, and drawing methods while working from still life arrangements and figure models in historical costume.  Open to both beginning and advanced students.

Learning Objectives

• Students will gain an appreciation of rare and long forgotten painting methods derived from old treatises and manuscripts.

• Students will learn to analyze and translate the archaic terms of old painter’s treatises into a modern, easy to understand form.

• Students will be able to achieve repeatable results by following a disciplined, formula based method for painting.

• Students will learn how to mix colors according to old master procedures.

• Students will gain confidence by seeing immediate results and improvement in their paintings.

•Students will be further motivated to do research on their own to satisfy the curiosity derived from the class discussions and exercises.

Materials List Waddington PT 621E

PT 600E Life Painting And Drawing
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PT 600E Life Painting And Drawing

$510

with Douglas Martenson

Calendar Jan 27, 2020 at 9 am, runs for 12 weeks

Join PAFA’s celebrated figurative tradition, combining Eakins-influenced historical techniques with contemporary approaches.  Master the drawing elements of gesture, proportion, volume, anatomy, tone, and composition in charcoal and colored chalk on toned paper.   Progress to oil painting materials and techniques, expanding from limited colors to a full palette.  Ideal for all levels, with options to draw- or paint-only based on experience.

Learning Objectives

• Achieve competency in paint usage and brush manipulation.

• Understand and use color as it pertains to the figure and its immediate environment.

• Learn proportion and simple anatomy of the figure.

• Use tone, value, and line quality in the figure and as it relates to its near environment.

• Be able to translate tone and value to color related to the figure and its near environment.

(Tuition includes a $15 model fee)

Materials List Martenson PT 600E

 

PT 601CT Classical Techniques in Still Life Painting
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PT 601CT Classical Techniques in Still Life Painting

$495

with Frederic Kaplan

Calendar Jan 27, 2020 at 6 pm, runs for 12 weeks

Create a compelling sense of realism in your paintings using timeless, classical techniques. Paint the still life from direct observation using opaque scumbles and translucent glazes over a tonal underpainting to produce a rich and luminous surface, in the style of the Old Masters. Excellent for all levels. Basic drawing experience required.

Materials List Kaplan PT 601CT

DR 710E2 Pre-College Preparation: Figure Painting
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DR 710E2 Pre-College Preparation: Figure Painting

$425

with David Wilson

Calendar Feb 1, 2020 at 12:30 pm, runs for 10 weeks

Figure painting is one the most versatile and popular subjects taught at PAFA. Learn to paint the life model in oil/acrylic, focusing on human anatomy and proportions, paint handling, materials, and design. Prior basic painting experience recommended. Note: This class will utilize nude models.

Learning Objectives

• Acquire basic knowledge of the proportions of the human body

• Become familiar with a wide range of painting material and techniques.

• Acquire a working knowledge of the fundamental principles of painting.

• Acquire the ability to depict observed and invented form through a mastery of proportion.

• Demonstrate proficiency in the methods and materials of painting’s various disciplines and media.

Saturday portfolio preparation classes present a valuable opportunity for teens to develop and hone their studio art skills under the guidance of PAFA faculty. Open to high school students entering or currently enrolled in 9th through 12th grades. All levels welcome.

Register by: January 24

Materials List Wilson IN 660HS





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