Painting Workshop – The Art Students League

Painting Workshop

Jas Knight

Jas Knight

Workshop Description

FEE: $450
Instructor present every day
Enrollment limited to 12 students
Request supply list upon registration

In this workshop we will focus on the perception and simplification of line, tonality, and color, along with an approach to rendering that maintains the unity within a painting. We will use historic pigments to create a realistic oil portrait using principals that are applicable to various other genres of painting. Students will learn to self-correct, basics in color mixing, along with how to quickly perceive and lay-in a painting.

Workshop Objectives
–Informing perception (i.e. sharpening the student’s “seeing”)
–Equipping the student to process the visual information systematically

About the Instructor

Jas is a Brooklyn based oil painter and draftsman. He has taught privately out of his studio for the past 5 years along with showing his work in various galleries in Philadelphia and New York as well as with several museums. He pursued training in art at the Philadelphia Academy of the Fine Arts and received his BFA from the University of Arts.

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