Tucson Classical Atelier: building on the skills of the Masters. Scroll down for courses in Oil Painting, Drawing, Classical Portrait Drawing and Independent Projects.
Nurture your studio practice and enroll in a monthly drawing or painting session. Reserve a class now.
All classes are held at (Betina Fink Arts) Metal Arts Village, (3230 N Dodge Blvd, studio "e"), and taught by Betina Fink. Space is limited, first come first serve.
Oil Painting Projects/all levels Monthly sessions on Tuesdays, 6-9pm; Basic drawing skills recommended.
Classical I: October 6, 13, 20: $95. II: November 10, 17: $65.
Alla Prima: December 1, 8, 22: $95. Classical: An ongoing study and practice of oil painting methods (also called "indirect method", and from observation. Appropriate for the beginner (Intro workshop above advised), as well as the practiced painter. One project completed each monthly session, practicing mixing, mark making, layering and glazing. Continuing student projects progress in complexity. Supplies needed here.Reserve now. Alla Prima: Also called the "direct method". A painting will be completed each class. More expressive and experimental, this method combines observation with the studied application of painting in a "quick draw" atmosphere. Supplies needed here. Reserve now.
Drawing/all levels Monthly sessions on Fridays, 9am - noon.
Black, white & sepia:September 11, 18:$65. Focus on black, white and sepia toned renderings, developing tonal drawings of observed form. Work from simple to complex still life arrangements. Supplies needed here.Reserve now. Color Pencil: October 2, 23, 30: $95.
Focus on using a limited palette with colored pencils. Combine color theory with observational drawing. Select harmonies, practice color layering and composing. Supplies needed here.Reserve now.
Classical Portrait Drawing/all levels
Monthly sessions on Fridays, 9am - noon.
2 days: November 6, 20: $65. 3 days: December 4, 11, 18: $95. Newbies welcome! Ongoing studies of classical portrait techniques using 19c French Academic methods and plaster casts of Greek and Roman busts and statuary. Supplies needed here.Reserve now.
Independent Projects Painting and Drawing Monthly sessions on Thursdays 9am - noon.
September 17, 24: $60; October 1, 22, 29: $90; November 12, 19: $60; December 3, 10, 17: $90. Supplies at artists' discretion. Reserve now.
Monthly sessions on Saturdays 1-4pm.
September 12, 19: $60; October 3, 24: $60; November 7, 21: $60; December 5, 12, 19: $90.
Drop in sessions for the artist with an independent practice. all media and subject matter welcome. Work with the instructor in
developing and nurturing each artists' own vision and goals. Supplies at artists' discretion. Reserve now.