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Online Workshop: Integrating Figure Drawing into your Studio and Artwork with Laura Shabott

October 19, 2020 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm

Mondays, 9:30am-12pm + Tuesdays, 9:30-11:30am (PAAM Life Drawing Sessions), October 19 – November 16

$350 for members, $375 for non-members

Hans Hofmann’s theory of pushing and pulling a composition on a two-dimensional surface is best understood when drawing from life with charcoal on paper. Understanding how to move the figure in pictorial space will lead to larger and more complex artwork, paintings, collage work and mixed media.

Mondays begin with critique of the week before. From 10-noon, we will be making work (drawing, painting, collaging) from a long pose. Real-time feedback will happen in an encouraging and supportive environment that is also authentic and challenging. A weekly challenge will be given.

Included in the fee is Virtual Life Drawing on Tuesdays from 9:30-11:30 am, where Laura Shabott will be available via text for coaching and feedback. There is also a private Facebook page for additional feedback available for students taking this course. Teaching will be assisted by Alana Barrett.

Laura Shabott is a graduate from SMFA at TUFTS. Emily Mergel of Artscope Magazine writes “[the artist] continually draws inspiration from abstract expressionist Hans Hofmann and breaks forms into their most evocative essential…she seizes the opportunity to burst the gallery walls, speaking with intentional gesture in visual vocabulary all her own.” Shabott is now represented by Berta Walker Gallery. https://www.laurashabott.com

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October 19, 2020
9:30 am - 12:00 pm
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