FABRIC as a Vehicle for Gesture by Maggie Siner – 2021

$700.00

If you look over the past 600 years of Western Painting you’ll see drapery everywhere – on classical and religious figures, elegant portraits, genre paintings, still-lives, interiors; drapery covers acres of canvas. Because it captures gravity, weight and movement, it does a great deal of the work in making a convincing dynamic composition. Working from visual perception and studying light relationships we will use still life to simplify and extract the essentials of form and gesture for a unified and dramatic whole.

Students must be fully covid vaccinated to register and symptoms free to participate.

WAIT-LIST: When “out of stock”, please e-mail us to info@paintingmiles.com, with the subject FABRIC, to be added to the waitlist.

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Description

  • DATE: December 2 to 5, 2021
  • TIME:  Thursday: 3:00 to 5:30 pm / other days 10:00 am to 5:00 pm
  • LUNCH: 1 hour and on your own at any of the nearby walking distance restaurants.
  • FEE: $700
  • SUPPLIES LIST: HERE
  • LOCATION: 10 W Franklin St, Raleigh, NC 27604
  • MEDIUM: Oils
  • LEVEL: intermediate/advanced | STUDENTS: Max 16, min. 14

HEALTH SAFETY: Proof of full Covid vaccination at time of registration (photo of vaccination card must be sent be text to 919-6010284 within 1 day of registration) and wearing a mask when indoors are required to be able to participate in Painting Miles workshops and classes in person (we will update the mask requirement whenever the town of Raleigh does it). All NC Government health regulations will be followed.

WORKSHOP DESCRIPTION

If you look over the past 600 years of Western Painting you’ll see drapery everywhere – on classical and religious figures, elegant portraits, genre paintings, still-lives, interiors; drapery covers acres of canvas. Because it captures gravity, weight and movement, it does a great deal of the work in making a convincing dynamic composition. Drapery can be manipulated and altered in ways that bodies can never be, and yet define the forms of the body underneath. As it covers it also reveals. Fabric retains the gesture of movement, giving life to static forms. Changes of color on each turning plane are subtle, beautiful, and completely dependent on fabric texture. This gives tactile specificity for the sense of touch. Fabric suggests content, drama. Working from visual perception and studying light relationships we will use still life to simplify and extract the essentials of form and gesture for a unified and dramatic whole.

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 (NEW!)

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 and students will receive a full refund.

If you cancel less than 30 DAYS prior to the start of a workshop you will receive half of your registration fee, If you cancel less than 15 DAYS prior the start of the 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 3% processing fee.  Unfortunately, students who start a multiple-day class and are unable to attend any portion will not receive a refund.

INCLEMENT WEATHER AND GLOBAL HEALTH POLICY (NEW!)

Workshops or classes will be canceled or rescheduled if inclement weather (hurricanes, snow storm, tropical storm, black ice, flooding, etc.) is on the forecast, or if a global health issue (pandemic) prevents groups from gathering. No one should take any unnecessary risks. If the workshop is canceled because of these out of our control circumstances, all registration money will be returned to the students minus 3% processing fee. The workshop will be rescheduled if possible for both parties.

If you have covid symptoms before coming to the workshop, please stay home and a positive covid test result will be required in order to receive a full refund (minus the 3% processing fee).