Summer Figure Sessions
Monday thru Thursday
“Painting from nature is not copying the object; it is
realizing one’s sensations.”
The class will paint from a live model for a four-consecutive day period. It is not a how-to class, rather it will be a space to ask “what if..?” It will not be presented in academic light – rather about gaining experience with guidance from an instructor. During the four mornings, students will have ample time to explore painting the figure through various types of prompts that may be born of spontaneity or have very strict parameters. The objectives may be strictly formal or may involve a limited palette or limited time constraints. The goal is not to make perfect paintings in an academic sense but to gain visceral experiences with paint and observing nature.
General materials are basic oil or acrylic colors. (no special palette required) And supports such as paper for shorter exercises and canvases.
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Jennifer Pochinski is an American figurative painter whose work is characterized by the sensuousness of paint. Relationships, the male-female power dynamics and autobiographical elements are key themes in her work. She was raised in Hawaii and received her BFA from the University of Hawaii in Painting in 1991. Much of her young adulthood was spent traveling and … Read more
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