Painting the Realistic Still life in Oils
August 6 – August 10, 2012 (30 hours)
This course is designed for the beginning to the advanced painter who wants to learn or advance in oil painting while painting a realistic still life. The course is set up so that each painter will advance according to his or her own level of experience. In this intensive 5 day course, students will learn how to paint a still life in oils. Basic and advanced elements of painting a still life are taught, while exploring in depth principles such as composition, lighting, perspective, proportion, shapes, color values, color harmonies , form and beauty of expression.
Learn how to arrange simple objects, establish a relationship between them in the compositional space and unify all aspects in one harmonious representation, to make a painting that embodies timeless beauty.
Instructor will give demonstrations on materials, color mixing, and the sight size method of measurement. Instruction will also be given by way of personalized easel critique.
- Minimum number : 5
- Maximum: 12
- Fees are non refundable
- Fees are refunded if Flemish Classical Atelier cancels the session
- Classes are 9am until 4 pm. (one hour lunch)
Kim Myerson studied the techniques of classical realism in Florence, under the tutelage of the maestro Charles Cecil who was trained by R. H. Ives Gammell and maestro Michael John Angel, a one-time pupil of Pietro Annigoni.
She has exhibited at the Royal Academy in London, Tokyo Metropolitan Museum of Art, Italy and is represented by Everard Read in South Africa.