Art League School, Alexandria, VA March 2020

Temperature for Painters:

What It Is, and Why It Matters

March 31st--April 3rd, 2020, 10:00 am to 4:00 pm

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Color temperature is at the heart of painting compositions, and yet many artists either aren’t aware of what temperature is, or don’t feel confident in how to effectively use it. This intensive workshop will employ examples from art history as well as challenging exercises to develop compositions that fully explore the vital vocabulary of color temperature for painters. Mediums: watercolor, acrylic or oil.

Workshops fill, so register early.

Students may work in oils, watercolor, gouache or acrylics.

Click here or call the Art League at 703-683-2323 to register.

 
 

From Amateur to Professional

Saturday, April 4th, 10:00 am -4:00 pm

This intensive seminar demystifies the business side of being a professional artist. Students learn about building a resume, approaching galleries, organizing shows, coping with rejection, slides, publicity, marketing, taxes, and many other topics. Each participant receives a booklet of worksheets and information.   

Click here or call the Art League at (703) 683-2323 to register.

 

"In one day, Susan told me all the highlights of all the unread art business books sitting on the floor of my studio. This should be a required course for all BFA students!"

"In one day, Susan told me all the highlights of all the unread art business books sitting on the floor of my studio. This should be a required course for all BFA students!"

"Your class helped me get a sense of direction and purpose when traveling. Now that my trip is over, I can look back to places and drawing with fond memories. Thank you!"  "This class really helped me on my recent trip to the Greek islands. I went with a group of watercolorists and my journal was the envy of the group."

"Your class helped me get a sense of direction and purpose when traveling. Now that my trip is over, I can look back to places and drawing with fond memories. Thank you!"

"This class really helped me on my recent trip to the Greek islands. I went with a group of watercolorists and my journal was the envy of the group."

Traveling with Your Sketchbook

7 – 9 pm on Friday, March 27th

10 am – 4 pm on March 28th & 29th

This popular workshop teaches students to use drawing, collage, watercolor and text to record their travel experiences. Participants learn to use their sketchbook as a personal journal--and also to make it a work of art! We practice drawing quickly with many fun exercises. Picturesque Old Town Alexandria is our sketching destination, and for inspiration we look at many artists' sketchbook journals. Past students say, "“This class changed my life!" by teaching them how to travel with more sensory awareness. All levels of drawing experience welcome, including beginners.

Click here or call the Art League at (703) 683-2323 to register.

 

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