Color study figure painting for art class
Color Study of the Figure
Instructor: Nell O'Leary
Location: Studio Incamminati
February 11 — April 15, 2021
Time: 6 p.m. - 9 p.m.
Tuition: $399

This intermediate course is designed for those comfortable working in oils and looking to expand their capacity to paint the flesh in rich and heightened notes. Taking consideration from color theorists Munsell, Itten, and Hensche, this class will review basic color theory and apply its principles to the human figure. Our focus is the study of immediate impact of light on form through exaggerated color usage, which, over time, trains the eye to detect and implement sophisticated color.

Once students gain proficiency at this stage, the next step is adjusting and refining these color passages, becoming more aware of the subtle value, hue and saturation differences. Upon competent color calibration, students will break down these larger relationships into smaller ones. Accurate form development will result from clear understanding and careful observation.

About Instructor

Nell O’Leary graduated with a BA in Art from Hillsdale College in Hillsdale, Michigan in 2012. She went on to complete a four-year certificate program at the atelier Studio Incamminati and was tapped to instruct a foundational color study course at the school in 2017. Most recently, Nell earned her MFA from the Burren College of Art in Ireland, building upon a foundational knowledge of portraiture as it translates into contemporary practice.

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Workshops Payment and Refund Policies
Due to limited class space, tuition is non-refundable. A credit for tuition may be issued up to
30 days before the first workshop class. No credit will be issued after that time. Credits are valid from one year of issue. Registration and enrollment is first-come, first-served with full tuition due at time of registration.
Continuing Education and Emerging Artists School-year Program Payment and Refund Policies
Due to limited class space, tuition must be paid in full at time of registration. A $100 fee is applied for cancellation up to the first class. No refunds will be issued after the first class.
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