Painting from Life Workshop
with Max Ginsburg
Three Day Workshop: May 4-6, 2018 9 am – 4 pm
Plus: Three-Hour Demo: Thursday May 3, 6-9 pm
In this workshop, students will paint from life, observing the model carefully to see and understand the form and also express the character of the individual posing. The objective of the workshop is to develop skill to paint realistically in the tradition of the Old Masters. Max will critique each student’s painting daily, give painting from life demonstrations, and give talks about contemporary and traditional art in relation to the paintings we are doing in this workshop.
* Live models daily
* Studies and long poses
* Ginsburg critiques and demonstrations daily
* Discussion of the concepts and procedures CONCEPTS EXPLORED
* Capture the unique character of the model
* Observing form and proportions carefully
* See color as form, using warm and cool colors
* Consider the illusion of depth
* See and paint the relationships of form
PLUS: 3-Hour Painting Demo and Lecture, Thursday May 3, 6-9 pm
In the first hour, Max will lecture with a slide show about his work and process.
For the final two hours, Max will demonstrate and speak about his technique as he paints from a live model. Click here to register for Demo/Lecture ONLY.
BIO: Since 1953, Max Ginsburg has exhibited extensively in public venues and galleries, won various awards, and his paintings are a part of many museums and private collections. In the years 1980–2004, Max was a prominent illustrator for major publications. Long admired as a teacher, Max taught from 1960–1982 at H.S. Art & Design, 1984-2000 at the School of Visual Arts, 2008–present at the Art Students League and has conducted many workshops around the U.S. and abroad. In 2011 he published his book, Max Ginsburg – Retrospective.
$600M/$630NM Tuition for this workshop includes admission to Demo and Lecture on Thursday May 3 and model fee.
Make a $150 deposit and reserve your spot. You may cancel 8 weeks before the workshop for a full refund.