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The Atelier Studio Program of Fine Arts



Our Classes

Composition for Visual Impact

$500

with Gregory Manchess

Calendar Oct 7, 2022 at 9 am

A 3-day workshop in which participants will have the opportunity to explore planning pictures that hold the viewer's attention.

Composition for Visual Impact: Lecture/Demo Only

$100

with Gregory Manchess

Calendar Oct 7, 2022 at 9 am

L'Écorché (The Flayed)

$600

with James Shoop

Calendar Oct 10, 2022 at 4 pm, runs for 6 weeks

Using a 21-inch skeletal armature, you will apply clay muscles to match the grey anatomical cast. Each muscle is applied in the order which is indicated on three lists provided.

List 1: the lower and upper leg.
List 2: the torso, upper arm, lower arm and the hand.
List 3: the neck and head.

The lists were designed to be used in conjunction with the anatomy book Anatomy for Artists by Eliot Goldfinger.

This class is an excellent study for the artist who is inspired by the human form. Each student will apply clay to the bone-tinted armature to gain a complete understanding of the relationship between muscle and bone. You will also learn important skeleton landmarks as well as the origin and insertions of the muscles and tendons. The finished sculpture will look like the clay muscle image.

Resin skeletal armature provided and included in the price of the class.

Additional materials required: Two 2-pound blocks of Chavant NSP Medium brown clay, $26. Chavant clay can be also be purchased online.

Plein-Air Continuing Study

$180

with Bridget Ertelt

Calendar Oct 15, 2022 at 10:30 am

Pre-requisite: Outdoor Landscape Painting Course 3-day workshop. Contact Bridget with questions.

Two days will be offered for continuing study in landscape painting. Information presented will include a review of information presented in Bridget's 3-day landscape workshop, a review of individual student goals, and handling fall color and value. The majority of class time will be for students to paint with instructor assistance. At the end of each day will be a group wrap-up/review. Come capture the color!

Location: to be determined

Will run

Judy Buckvold Celebration of Life

Free
Calendar Oct 15, 2022 at 4 pm

Please join us as we wish to remember Judy with a celebration of her life. We will be exhibiting a few of Judy's drawings, and paintings and photographs of her over the years. There will be time to share stories about Judy as well. If you wish to share a story but are unable to present it, please pass it to us or send it to The Atelier to have it read to those in attendance. Judy has been a member of The Atelier family since the 1990s. Graduating from the full-time program in 2000, she has created several beautiful works of art and has been an integral part of our teaching staff ever since.  

Some of Judy’s artwork may be for sale. Judy’s family has asked that donations in memory of Judy be made to The Atelier.

You may donate online or checks can be made to The Atelier with Judy Buckvold in the memo line.

Please RSVP by registering online or by calling The Atelier at (612) 362-8421.

Basic Drawing Workshop

$225
Calendar Oct 17, 2022 at 9 am, runs for 1 week

Experience our full-time program in a week-long workshop.

Choose from morning basic drawing, afternoon life drawing, or both.

Life Drawing Workshop

$250
Calendar Oct 17, 2022 at 1 pm, runs for 1 week

Experience our full-time program in a week-long workshop.

Choose from morning basic drawing, afternoon life drawing, or both.

The Art of Artificial Lighting for Painting

$250

with David Ginsberg

Calendar Nov 4, 2022 at 9 am




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