Academic Figure IV: Intermediate Oil Painting
Limited palette oils on canvas

From Morning Demonstration

In this challenging exercise, orient the planes of the figure with two ubiquitous underpainting colors of the Renaissance, red earth and terra verte, by controlling cool and warm progressions. Students will review and re-apply lessons of previous topics.

Topics/skills: Separation of the parts of light by color; color flopping; color complements, chroma. Completed painting resembles an early stage of finished work, demonstrated in Academic Figure V. Demonstration in mornings; afternoon practice. 20 hour pose.

Duration: 5 days (35 hours) See Calendar

Class Capacity: 10 students

Prerequisites: Academic Figure III

Fees: $450 (includes model fees)

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Partial day attendance: When five day workshops fill to capacity, additional attendees during morning demonstrations are welcome. Full day students get preferential seating. No prerequisite for lecture. $20/morning.