Monthly Classes: Sep-Dec 2015
Betina Fink Arts/Tucson Classical Atelier.

School of Fine Art based on Classical Studies.
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Tucson Classical Atelier: building on the skills of the Masters. Scroll down for courses in Oil Painting, Drawing, Classical Portrait Drawing and Independent Projects.
urture 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. 

What is classical art and the atelier?  Do beauty and classical art matter today? "Why Beauty Matters", Roger Scruton.

Rons's Drawing to Oil Painting/Classical.

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.
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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. 
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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.

Classical Study (detail) of Faustine, BF. 

Janis' painting of "Otis", her son's  (news personality Ben Aaron ) & his wife's Ginger Zee  (Good Morning America weather anchor) excitable pooch. From Independent Projects.

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.

Art supply purchases at Sarnoff's Art and Writing are eligible for 20% discount.
Tucson Classical Atelier. Methods of the Masters.

The atelier supplies still life materials, lights, tables, chairs, stools and easels.
We will be open for Full Moon Open Studio, Friday, July 31, 6-9 pm.
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