Abstract Representation: Concepts

This class is designed for artists with traditional backgrounds to think abstractly in their work. This class pushes your understanding of composition design, color relationships, and eye movement and promotes using your artistic license.  This is an ideal class for artists who want to take their work to a new level.   All painting mediums welcome! $10 model fee paid in class.

Fall Class Start Date:  September 24, End Date:  November 19

Winter Class Start Date:  January 14, End Date:  March 11

Days: Fridays,   Time: 1:00 – 3:30pm

Age Range: 16 and up

Price: $295, 9 sessions

Class Size: Max People 12


Schedule of Classes:

Class 1) September 24 -Lecture- “Masters Evolving” (Optional Class assignment: Make a painting about “Red”)

Class 2) October 1 – Independent work

Class 3) October 8 – Demonstration: Make a representational painting using only black paintContinue Independent work

Class 4) October 15– Lecture – “Using Grey”

            Continue individual work

Class 5) October 22 – Demonstration: Make an abstract painting using only black paintContinue independent work

Class 6) October 29 – Continue independent work

Class 7) November 5 – Lecture – “Contemporary (living) Women Artists”

Class 8) November 12 – Figure Painting Day (Day 1 of 2)

Class 9) November 19 – Figure Painting Day (Day 2 of 2)


Please note that there is a $10 model fee.  I will be sending weekly emails each week reminding you what you will need for the upcoming Friday Class.  Be sure that I have your correct email to receive these updates.


Material List for Abstract Representation 

ANY two dimensional color medium such as oil, acrylic, watercolor, or gouache.  With the figure days, I suggest using a toned ground (unless you are working in watercolor).