Alla Prima Masterclass with Costa Dvorezky.

Dates: 22 Apr 2017 - 23 Apr 2017

Weekend Masterclass: Figure Painting with Oil.

Time: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Duration: 14 hours (2 days x 7 hours)
Age Group: 18 and over

In this Masterclass we will carefully explore classic method of alla prima with an emphasis on modeling and finish.

Day 1 - Will be devoted to underpainting in one colour, focusing on composition, tonal execution,anatomy and technique.

Day 2 - Will focus on an alla prima painting approach which will allow students to compose a figure painting with the inspiration of Tuscan Renaissance precision.

Though alla prima (the direct manner of finishing a painting while it is wet) is often considered an impressionistic approach, it is also ideal for the careful and thorough modeling which is a hallmark of classical painting. This approach will allow students to thoroughly and efficiently complete a painting without the laborious and time consuming classic approach of glazed layers.

Methods of drawing, paint manipulation and color arrangement will be included and a thorough analysis of the anatomy will be stressed.

Costa will give short demos daily and primarily assist and critique students works throughout each day.

Note: Materials are not provided, but all necessary supplies are available for purchase from our art supply store ( on site )
*Students are required to bring-
Stretched canvas: no larger than 30".
Brushes for oil: sizes #20-10-6-4,
Odorless solvent: (for oil) with the jar 100-200 ml for washing brushes,
Cotton rags,
Oil paints: titanium white, cadmium yellow medium, yellow ochre, burned sienna, cadmium red medium, permanent rose, ultramarine, phthalo blue.

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Pre-payment of 50% is required to secure your spot.
Balance must be paid prior the masterclass start.

Cost: $ 420.00 (plus tax)
Spots available: 9 of 10