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Color and Shape by Maggie Siner

$610.00

Working from observation (still-life) this intensive workshop will stress the nuances of direct visual perception and the importance of selection and simplification (what NOT to paint) in making a strong dynamic painting. We will focus on acquiring color sensitivity, seeing shapes of light and dark, attention to edges, using shape and brushwork for gestural unity, and good studio practices. Previous experience required.

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Product Description

  • DATE: November 16 to 19, 2017
  • TIME:  Thursday: 6 to 9pm / other days 9:30am to 4:30pm
  • FEE: $610
  • SUPPLIES LIST: Sent after registration
  • LOCATION: Anchorlight Raleigh. 1401 S. Bloodworth St. Raleigh, NC 27610

WORKSHOP DESCRIPTION
Painting is an arrangement of colored shapes. This fact defines the most important truth of learning how to paint. No matter what the actual subject of the painting, an artist must learn to see the world in the language of colors and shapes rather than as nameable objects. Each artist then refines and develops this language in a personal way. Working from observation (still-life) this intensive workshop will stress the nuances of direct visual perception and the importance of selection and simplification (what NOT to paint) in making a strong dynamic painting. We will focus on acquiring color sensitivity, seeing shapes of light and dark, attention to edges, using shape and brushwork for gestural unity, and good studio practices. Previous experience required.

ARTIST BIO
Maggie Siner began her studies at the Art Students League in NYC in 1968, graduated from Boston University (BFA) and American University (MFA), and has lived for extended periods in France, China and Italy. Her work has been exhibited in galleries and museums for 30 years and is in hundreds of collections around the world. She has taught extensively nationally and internationally.

CANCELLATION POLICY

If a month before the workshop we haven’t reached the minimum amount of students for the workshop to happen the workshop will be canceled.

If you cancel less than 30 DAYS prior to the start of a workshop, you will not receive a refund. If you must cancel in this time frame we encourage you to find a replacement, and your replacement can reimburse you for your course fee. If you cancel before the 30-day limit you will receive a full refund minus the 3% Paypal fee.  Unfortunately, students who start a multiple-day class and are unable to attend any portion will not receive a refund.