The Figure In Watercolor – The Art Students League

The Figure In Watercolor

Marcelo Daldoce

Marcelo Daldoce

Workshop Description

JANUARY 21-24
Tuesday – Friday
9:00 am– 12:30 pm
Price $360
All levels of experience are welcome
Instructor present every day
Please request a supply list

As a medium that allows only a few corrections, the basis of watercolor must be understood. Students will learn the medium’s behavior on wet and dry paper and how to cause accidents without losing control, allowing the medium express itself and create images that are alive. The goal is to win trust and obtain definitive results in this technique. There will be daily lectures, demonstrations, exercises, and one-on-one guidance to find each student’s own style. Working from the model, students will be guided through a series of exercises, beginning with a series of quick gestural studies and progressing to longer paintings. A variety of topics about the figure, life drawing & painting, nudes & portraits. How to create flesh tones & shadows. Reserving white from the paper. All levels of experience are welcome!

About the Instructor

Marcelo Daldoce (b. 1979) is a Brazilian artist, living and working in New York City. In 2016, he acquired his MFA from the New York Academy of Art. He has shown in museums in Austria and Bahia/Brazil, art fairs, and private collections. He has been in group shows in Brazil, NYC, Sotheby’s, among other galleries internationally.Daldoce’s primary medium is watercolor. For more than 18 years, he has been uniquely transforming it. His skill, style, and subjects have infused the medium with contemporary vitality.

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