Brett Gamache

Start Date

06/23

Time

10am–4pm

Room

Kennedy 510

End Date

06/23

Meeting Day

Sunday

Credits

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Over the course of a six hour day, students will paint from a live nude model twice (morning & afternoon sessions). The course focuses on color mixing (skin tones), basic anatomy, and overall composition. Some painting experience is preferred.

Materials needed for Figure Painting:

*Oil Paints- suggested
Titanium White (120 ml large tube),
37ml small tubes of :
Lemon Yellow,
Cadmium Yellow,
Cadmium Red,
Alizarin Crimson,
Cerulean Blue,
Ultramarine Blue,
*Palette (disposable or wooden) min size 11” x 14”
*Palette knife

*Assortment of Brushes (Rounds, Flats, Filberts) #6, #8, #10
* 1 small container with cover for medium (50% Gamsol + 50% Linseed Oil)
1 small container with cover for Gamsol (solvent)
(you can also choose to work with only walnut oil if  you’d like to avoid solvents)
 *2 pre-stretched Canvases or prepared boards –min size 13” x 17” -max 18″ x 24″
*2 sticks of vine or willow charcoal

This is an in person class that will meet on MassArt campus.

Brett X. Gamache holds an MFA in Painting from the University of New Hampshire along with a BFA from MassArt in Art Education & Painting. He is a recipient of a Fulbright Grant (Italy) and was recently awarded a Blanche E. Colman Award and the John Anson Kittridge Grant. He has received artist residency fellowships … Read more