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Why Paint the Figure – with Elisa Jensen

Summer 2020

Course Description

This figure painting class will explore in depth the development of figurative imagery in art. Focus will be on finding a personal imagery and developing that imagery to the fullest extent by working from life, from the imagination and from memory. Frequent visits to the museum and to contemporary gallery shows will be made to study specific works, contemporary to ancient; and western to non-western in order to inform the work in the studio. We will work very small to life size, making many studies and drawings in different media.

Course Syllabus


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