NYSS is closed to the public Monday, August 15 – Friday, August 19, 2022. The New York Studio School requires an entry survey from all persons who intend to enter the building, please click here to complete this survey each day prior to your arrival.
NYSS is closed to the public Monday, August 15 – Friday, August 19, 2022. The New York Studio School requires an entry survey from all persons who intend to enter the building, please click here to complete this survey each day prior to your arrival.
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Saturday Afternoon Painting – IN-PERSON with Rosie Lopeman

Course Description

This in-person painting class will focus on perceptual oil painting, working from both the model and from still life. Students will be encouraged to work against their habits and to be experimental, focused and process-oriented. Each class is a chance to inhabit the physical, visual world of paint and think primarily through the hand and eye—a necessary break from the usual verbal show. Amidst this vast territory, here are some of the topics we will cover: basic practices and material so foil paint; the search for light; color as metaphor; color relationship; color temperature, value, and opacity/transparency; honing our skills of mimicry; patience and deep concentration in painting; the excavation of image through the process; reading our own work and the work of others; and befriending chaos.

Course Syllabus

Teacher

Rosie Lopeman

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