Academy of Realist Art

In the Studios of Sargent

26 Jul, 2024
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28 Jul, 2024

Duration: 3 days
Location: ARA Toronto
Instructor: Fernando Freitas
Full Price: $450
Deposit Required: $150

In the Studios of Sargent

$150.00

Embark on a 3-day artistic journey inspired by the masterful techniques of John Singer Sargent in this immersive workshop. Delve into the world of this iconic artist known for his exquisite portraits. Over the course of three days, participants will learn to emulate Sargent’s brushwork, use of light and shadow, and his ability to capture the essence of his subjects with precision and grace.

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Embark on a 3-day artistic journey inspired by the masterful techniques of John Singer Sargent in this immersive workshop. Delve into the world of this iconic artist known for his exquisite portraits. Over the course of three days, participants will learn to emulate Sargent’s brushwork, use of light and shadow, and his ability to capture the essence of his subjects with precision and grace. Through a series of hands-on exercises and demonstrations, attendees will gain valuable insights into Sargent’s artistic process and develop their own skills in portraiture and painting. Whether you’re a seasoned artist or just starting out, this workshop offers a unique opportunity to channel the spirit of John Singer Sargent and elevate your art to new heights. Join us for a transformative experience that will leave you inspired and empowered to create with confidence and skill.

The class will meet at our studio from 10 am – 4 pm ET each day.

Full workshop price is $450 and a $150 deposit is required to save your easel. The balance will be due on the first day of the workshop.

 

Materials

Oil Colours

  • Titanium white or lead (Cremnitz) white
  • Cadmium Yellow med
  • Raw Sienna
  • Cadmium Red med
  • Alizarin Crimson
  • Red Umber
  • Burnt Umber
  • Ultramarine Blue
  • Viridian Green
  • Lamp black or ivory black
Note: Purchase only Artist Grade paints. Do not use Winton or water soluble paints.

Solvent

  • Odorless mineral spirits (GamSol). Turpentine is NOT permitted in the studio.

Canvas

  • 2 Canvas boards or stretched canvas 11” by 14” or 12” by 16”

Tools

  • Palette (Select one of the following): Glass, wood or paper (Grey Matters)
  • 2 palette knives; long blades
  • 2 medium cups (small cups with lids for holding medium or mineral spirits)
  • 2 small jars for cleaning brushes
  • Rags or paper towels or shop towels

Brushes (either natural or synthetic hair)

A variety of brushes ( soft hair and bristle hair) in different sizes and shapes for different techniques. Please Bring a sufficient amount.

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About ARA Workshops

Each participant gets lots of one-on-one attention from our superb instructors. ARA instructors teach year round so, unlike many artists who offer summer/holiday workshops our instructors are professional teachers as well as accomplished artists. Whether you are an award-winning experienced artist or have never painted before, our instructors will tailor to your skill level. If you have any questions or are having trouble with online registration, please contact us.