Studio Arts: Painting & Drawing in the manner of The NY Studio School With Maureen O’Brien Sept 17-21, 2012, Mon-Fri, 5 Days
This intensive workshop will follow the form and spirit of The New Studio School, based on the teachings of Hans Hoffman. This class will be using a live model in the afternoons. We will focus on the nature of space, picture plane, tension, and movement. Students will learn to “see” the model and space as an interplay of equals. “Form is emptiness. Emptiness is form.” We will release ourselves from static labels and enter into a vibrant world of living movement. Drawing intensely for four days evolves the ability to see and create beyond our cherished perceptions. Old limitations dissolve, new vision arises. Drawing classes can include working with color: paint and pastels. The class itself will be an unfolding work of art following the creative impulses of those participating. Students will need a box of willow charcoal, and a kneaded eraser. All available at Artisan Art Supply, 2601 Cerrillos Road, Santa Fe.
Maureen O’Brien Redstone has taught for art and yoga for over 30 years in NYC and New Mexico. She is the founding Art Director of The Rio Gallinas Charter School for Art and Ecology in Las Vegas, NM. Maureen O’Brien studied at The New York Studio School in New York City. The Studio School is well known for devotion to drawing as the basis of all fine art. Her master drawing teacher was the late Nicolas Carone, who taught the way to imbue drawing with the reality of spirit. She teaches this class with great gratitude for Nick’s amazing awareness of the magic of drawing. Maureen is a painter, carver, writer, and yoga practitioner. She lives outside of Santa Fe with her animals.
The workshop will be held at the Tarnoff Art Center located in Rowe New Mexico. Students (12) will have full access to the studio facility while attending the workshop. Suggestions can be made for reasonable lodging, and Santa Fe has plenty of rooms available although the city is about 20 minutes away. The daily schedule will consist of instruction from 9:00-12:00, lunch from 12:00-12:30 and continued art making from12:30-3:00.
When: Sept 17-21, 2012, Mon-Fri, 5 Days
Where: Tarnoff Art Center, 4 Wildflower Lane, Rowe, NM 87562
Time: 9 AM – 3 PM M-F, 5 Days
Cost: Total Cost $500 with meals (continental breakfast and lunch), $450 without meals.
*Space is limited to 12 Students, we reserve spaces on a first come first serve basis. Payment is due in full at time of reservation.
Website/Blog Address: http://www.tarnoffartcenter.
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