painting art class philadelphia workshop
Form Painting with the Figure (Online)
Instructor: Darren Kingsley and Stephen Early
Monday - Friday
August 3 — August 7, 2020
Time: 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Tuition: $699

This workshop has been moved online. The class will be conducted live on Zoom and through Google Classroom. Students will need access to a laptop or desktop computer. For full instructions please download the Instructions/Material List document at the bottom of the page.

This workshop focuses on the principles essential to transform abstract flat shapes into fully dimensional form. Students will study the figure in a way that allows the translation of a 3-dimensional world into a 2-dimensional painting that conveys the fullest possible sculptural form.

Students will focus on painting the figure with a complete range of values and develop the ability to make accurate, relative value calibrations. The focus is on structure, anatomy, proportion, light direction, handling of edges, abstract movements through the figure, and an understanding of basic and complex forms of the figure.

These concepts are executed through an application of opaque and semi opaque paint in the light and shadow areas. Control of the paint is a priority and is essential to achieving the required goals. Students can choose either limited color palette or traditional black and white grisaille painting to keep the emphasis on form modeling.


About Instructors

Stephen Early

Instructor and Studio Incamminati alumnus Stephen Early was chosen one of “12 Artists to Watch in 2012” by American Artist magazine. He earned an Exceptional Merit award in the Portrait Society of America’s 2012 international competition and was a faculty member at the society’s annual conference.

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Darren Kingsley

Instructor and Studio Incamminati alumnus Darren Kingsley's paintings hang in the collections of Lucasfilm Ltd., the film production company founded by Star Wars creator George Lucas, and The Union League of Philadelphia as well as numerous private collections.

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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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