This program are for those students who want an intensive atelier experience that are unable to commit a full-time program.Students will be evaluated by Carl Dobsky based on an initial classroom assignment. Each students will be given projects based on their skill level and required to master each skill before moving to the next level.
Landscape: Bring the Outdoors Inside
"In" the studio, students will learn about the "elements of nature."How to create a three dimensional effect on a one dimensional surface, and create "life" in your color as we see in nature.
Tonal Portrait Drawing & Painting
In order to learn Direct Painting (Alla Prima), students will combine knowledge of Constructive Drawing and the ability to control overall values, working from midtone to dark and light.Tonal Portrait Drawing and Painting is based on Academy principals.
Basic Drawing & Painting Fundamentals
This class is designed as an introduction to the basic principles of visual perception.Students may choose to draw or paint. Regardless of media, we will cover the most basic aspects of vision: from purely practical considerations to more advanced concepts of shape, values and edges.
Still Life Painting
This class explores the various elements and stages of creating a finished still life painting. Through multiple live demonstrations as well as one-on-one critiques, students will be taught the principles of composition, proportion, form, value, and color.