2012 Classes

 

Choose Your Own Subject    

Starting August 14

 

Portrait Workshop  

October 27   

 

Painterly Still Life Class    

Starting October 16

 

Still Life Workshop 

November 17

 

Holiday Workshop   December 4 

  

  

 

 

  

 

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Summer Studio Class! 

Need a creative outlet this summer? Come and join my four week Studio Class starting on August 14.  You choose the subject, I help you make it your best painting yet. 

 

Be inspired, 

Alain

Choose Your Own Subject Class

Four Week Studio Class, Tuesdays 7:00-9:30pm

August 14, 21, 28, September 4  

Location: Picard Studio

Cost: $200

 

Held at Alain's studio in Southbury, this class gives you the unique opportunity to bring your own photographic references, and work on the subject that most inspires you. Personalized instruction at the easel will be provided to each student as they develop their paintings.

 

All levels, beginner to advanced, are welcome.

This class is limited to six students.   

Medium: Oil and Pastels  

Painting the Portrait in Pastel 

One-Day Portrait Workshop, Saturday 9:30am - 4:30pm

October 27, 2012   

Location: Rorick Studio, Southbury   

Cost: $125

 

Working from the live model, Alain will demonstrate a painterly approach to pastel. Students will then work from the model with individual instruction at their easels throughout the afternoon.This workshop will promote a simple approach to portrait painting using the principles of shape, value, edge, color, and composition. All levels, beginner to advanced, are welcome. Medium: Oil and Pastels

 

Painterly Still Life Class

Four Week Studio Class, Tuesdays 7:00pm - 9:30pm

October 16, 23, 30, November 6  

Location: Picard Studio

Cost: $200  

 

Still life provides the artist with an ideal learning environment for the study of shapes, values, and edges. Working from direct observation of the still life, students will learn to see and record the primary light and shadow pattern falling upon the scene. Special emphasis given to the simplification of values and manipulation of lost and found edges, with further instruction on interpreting color and composing the painting.

 

Personalized instruction at the easel will be provided to each student as they develop their paintings.

 

All levels, beginner to advanced, are welcome.
This class is limited to six students.
Medium: Oil and Pastels

 

Painting the Still Life in Pastel

One-Day Still Life Workshop, Saturday 9:30am - 4:30pm

November 17, 2012  

Location: Picard Studio

Cost: $110 

 

The goal of this workshop is to setup, compose, and paint a still life in pastel in just one day. Alain will demonstrate a painterly approach to pastel. Students will then develop their own paintings from direct observation with individual instruction at their easels. This workshop will focus on composing the painting, massing shapes, simplifying value, and dealing with edges.

 

All levels, beginner to advanced, are welcome.
Medium: Oil and Pastels

 

The Holiday Workshop

Tuesday 7:00-10:00pm

December 4, 2012  

Location: Picard Studio

Cost: $50  

 

Check one gift off your list this holiday season by creating an original painting, a perfectly thoughtful gift for a loved one or friend. Alternatively, put it under your own tree this Christmas and enjoy it!  Create a small oil or pastel painting in just one session.

 

All levels, beginner to advanced, are welcome.

 

This class is limited to six students.
Medium: Oil and Pastels
Registration

Click here to download a registration form. Fill out the form with the class you wish to attend, and mail it along with your check made out to Picard Studio. 

If you have any questions, please reply to this email or call Picard Studio at 203.297.1399.
Due to the small class sizes, early registration is recommended.

 
Once payment is received, an email will be sent to you confirming your registration along with a supply list and directions to your workshop/class.   

Cancellations are non-refundable within two weeks of start date.  

   

Gift Certificates  

Gift Certificates are available upon request. Consider giving a class or workshop experience to someone special. Please email or call Picard Studio at 203.297.1399 for more information or to request your gift certificate.

 

Alain J. Picard

12 Hillside Road | Southbury CT 06488 | 203.297.1399 

www.picardstudio.com