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Ab Rep Art Clinic

Abstract Representation Art Clinic: Composition

By April 10, 2021April 11th, 2023No Comments

Fridays, April 21 – June 9, 2023, 1:30 – 4:00pm

8-week Art Clinic with J. Jordan Bruns

In this Art Clinic we’ll break down representational and abstract compositions and finds the common bonds between them.  We’ll dissect old master paintings to see why their paintings are masterpieces while my “digitally edited forgeries” of those paintings fall flat.  This class is great for painters who have goals in mind regarding what or how they want to paint but need advice on how to achieve their objectives.


Schedule of Classes:

Class 1) April 21- Lecture: “The Four Most Important Parts of Any Composition”

Independent work or work with Notan Cut Paper

Class 2) April 28 – Lecture“Abstract Shapes”

            Independent work or build a painting based on previous Notan Cut Paper compositions

Class 3) May 5 – Lecture“Armature” Continue working on your reinvented masterpiece

            Independent work or build a painting based on previous Notan Cut Paper compositions

Class 4) May 12 – Independent work

Class 5) May 19 – Independent work

Class 6) May 26 – Demo: Watercolor/Ink Pencils

Independent work

Class 7) June 2 – Independent work

Class 8) June 9 – Independent work

Supply List

There is no set supply list for Abstract Representation Art Clinic. You’ll be asked to select an old master painting to reinvent, but you do not have to have this selected for the first class.  This class does not teach a specific medium, so oil, watercolor, and acrylic paints are all welcome. If you need help selecting materials, please contact Jordan via email before your Art Clinic begins. All mediums are welcome.