MARCH 9 – 13
Monday – Friday
6:00 – 9:30 PM
Instructor present each day
Enrollment limited to 12 students
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Having a good understanding of perspective enables the visual artist a richer context for the subjects of their work while also helping resolve compositional issues. The Elements of Perspective is an intensive life-drawing workshop intended for motivated artists to explicitly practice the mechanics of the technique. Through instructional presentations, practical exercises and critical feedback, each class will introduce new concepts for managing spatial problems that arise from applying perspective from life or from images. Topics covered will include: 1 and 2 -point perspective, spatial measurement and scale, and methods for drawing arcs and the figure in space. This class has a required materials list.
Skill Level: Intermediate
TIM KENT is an artist working in NYC. He started his training at the Art Students League before receiving a bachelor’s degree in Art History and Fine Art from Hunter College CUNY and an MA in Visual Art from the University of Sussex at West Dean, UK. His practice of perspective comes from years traveling between the US and the UK, making paintings of stately homes such as Chatsworth, Castle Howard, Boughton, Holkham Hall, and Petworth House. This experience developed into a study of the history and application of perspective to understand how it could be used as an active device in contemporary painting. Tim Kent is currently represented by SLAG gallery in NYC, and shows regularly in the US, Canada and Europe. His work has been covered in publications including ArtCritical, New Criterion, Huffington Post, HyperAllergic, Fine Art Connoisseur, Lapham’s Quarterly, Architectural Digest, Elle Décor, et al.