The Art of Seeing: Glass II (Sept. 2024)

Sept. 9, 16, 23 & 30  Monday Nights at B.Marie's Atelier & Gallery.

Glass is transparent, so how do you paint it? Glass has its own colors. It also shows colors through it and reflects the colors around it. There are tricks to simplify glass to show the color of objects through it while reflecting colors within it.

Learning to see the colors in glass objects will sharpen your ability to see the variety and subtlety in other subjects as well. You will be amazed at what you notice when you dedicate your time to thoughtful observation.

Offering the class in 2 parts provides options to customize your learning.  The previous class (The Art of Seeing: Glass I) is not a prerequisite for this class. If you begin now, you can choose to draw or paint from life in color or in black and white and learn a tremendous amount over 4 sessions. Those who do take the first class will have the option to continue refining their drawing, transfer their drawing and add color, or seal their drawing and thinly paint directly over the top using the drawing as a detailed underpainting. 

Meets: Monday Nights, 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Dates: Sept. 9, 16, 23 & 30
Location:  B.Marie's Atelier & Gallery located in the Bring's Historic Building,
236 S. Scott Ave., Suite 300, Tucson, Arizona 85705

Instructor: Lisa Larrabee
Format: Lecture & demonstration, studio practice with individual feedback, and one-on-one instruction.
Level: Beginners with some prior experience, intermediate or advanced, are welcome!

Medium: Open to all drawing and/or painting mediums.
Technique: Traditional methods of drawing and/or painting from life (and a photo).
Materials: The instructor will email the materials list before the first day of class. Note that painters must use drop cloths over tabletops. Oil painters are specifically required to use Gamsol or odorless mineral spirits & dispose of their oily rags in a flammable waste can.

Tuition: $160
Status: Open For Enrollment
Capacity: 7 seats
Terms & Conditions: Click to review.

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