2 Hours In-Person Ongoing activity How to Paint Still Life from Observation for Adults for 18 plus Years
$ 455

Activity Date: Activity Expired

Start Time: 06:30 PM

Week Days: Tuesday

Time Zone: EST

Duration of Activity: 2 Hours

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Location: 98 Water Street, , Dumbo, Brooklyn , NY

Painting from real life is an amazing way to hone observational skills and get more familiar with your own visual perception. Learning how to express your own voice and how you react to your subject matter. Interacting with subject matter like everyday objects first-hand brings us a wealth of information that can enhance our work in a variety of ways. This method provides a refreshing originality to art that simply cannot be achieved when using photographs as a reference where visual information is displayed on a flat surface. this foundation class will help you develop confidence in painting and inspire further artistic endeavors.


In this course we will:

  • Create perfectly realistic representations of what you see employing your own individual expression to develop your own style.
  • Explore the essential elements of painting still life everyday objects brings you a better understanding of how to employ light, color, shading, value + texture.
  • Learn how to apply different paint applications to capture different surfaces, like fruit, flowers, or reflective metal objects, glass, and fabric.
  • Choose cool views, and unusual angles and transform everyday objects into exciting compositions
  • Students are welcome to bring in their own objects from home that capture their imagination or your instructor will provide them.
Requirements / Pre-Requisite:

  • Acrylic paint and the use of brushes is supplied 
  • Please purchase a canvas and bring it with you to class, we recommend a medium size canvas to begin with. Canvas may be purchased at your local art store (support small business when you can!). Please note you may need more than one canvas for a full course pkg. 
  • A limited selection of Canvas can also be purchased in our studio for $35 and upwards. 
  • If you are purchasing a canvas from our studio, payment must be completed at class time, please note we do NOT offer IOU’s so please have the exact change with you. 
  • Speciality supplies like gloss/ glazes, or pouring mediums and glazes are NOT supplied , if you require these materials please bring them with you to class.
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