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Armor, Metropolitan Museum of Art, pencil on paper, 18x24, M. Tobias Hall, 2018

ATELIER 2023-2024 SYLLABUS

 

SESSION 1 / SEPTEMBER 11 - OCTOBER 20, 2023

BASIC TRAINING IN COLOR & DRAWING

Week 1 (Sept. 11-15):

PORTRAIT POSTER STUDIES
Mon.

AM: 9:30-12:30, Poster demo
PM: Poster exercise, pose I, 1st half
Tues.
AM: Poster exercise, pose I, 2nd half
PM: Poster exercise, pose II, 1st half
Weds.
AM: Poster exercise, pose II, 2nd half
PM: Poster exercise, pose III, 1st half
Thurs.
AM: Poster exercise, pose III, 2nd half
PM: Poster exercise, pose IV, 1st half
Fri.
AM: Poster exercise, pose IV, 2nd half
PM: 3hr Poster exercise

 

Week 2 (Sept. 18-22):

PORTRAIT POSTER STUDIES
Mon.
AM: 3hr Poster exercise
PM: 3hr Poster exercise
Tues.
AM: 3hr Poster exercise
PM: 3hr Poster exercise
Weds.
AM: 3hr Poster exercise
PM: 3hr Poster exercise
Thurs.
AM: 3hr Poster exercise
PM: 3hr Poster exercise
Fri.
AM: 3hr Poster exercise
PM: 3hr Poster exercise

 

Week 3 (Sept. 25-29):

FIGURE DRAWING
Mon.
AM: 3hr figure drawing demo, block-in
PM: Figure drawing, block-in
Tues.
AM: Figure drawing, block-in
PM: Figure drawing, block-in
Weds.
AM: Figure drawing, block-in
PM: Figure drawing, block-in
Thurs.
AM: Figure drawing, block-in
PM: Figure drawing, block-in
Fri.
AM: Figure drawing, block-in
PM: Figure drawing, block-in

 

Week 4 (Oct.2-6):

FIGURE DRAWING
Mon.
AM: 9:30-11:30, 2hr figure drawing demo, 1-week pose
AM: 11:45-12:30 Figure drawing, 1-week pose
PM: Figure drawing
Tues.
AM: 9:30-11:30, 2hr figure drawing demo, 1-week pose
AM: 11:45-12:30 Figure drawing, 1-week pose
PM: Figure drawing
Weds.
AM: 9:30-11:30, 2hr figure drawing demo, 1-week pose
AM: 11:45-12:30 Figure drawing, 1-week pose
PM: Figure drawing
Thurs.
AM: 9:30-11:30, 2hr figure drawing demo, 1-week pose
AM: 11:45-12:30 Figure drawing, 1-week pose
PM: Figure drawing
Fri.
AM: 9:30-11:30, 2hr figure drawing demo, 1-week pose
AM: 11:45-12:30 Figure drawing, 1-week pose
PM: Figure drawing

 

Week 5 (Oct.9-13):

FIGURE DRAWING
Mon.
AM: Figure drawing, 2-week AM pose (wk. 1)
PM: Figure drawing, 2-week PM pose (wk. 1)
Tues.
AM: Figure drawing
PM: Figure drawing
Weds.
AM: Figure drawing
PM: Figure drawing
Thurs.
AM: Figure drawing
PM: Figure drawing
Fri.
AM: Figure drawing
PM: Figure drawing

Week 6 (Oct.16-20):

FIGURE DRAWING
Mon.
AM: Figure drawing, 2-week AM pose (wk. 2)
PM: Figure drawing, 2-week PM pose (wk. 2)
Tues.
AM: Figure drawing
PM: Figure drawing
Weds.
AM: Figure drawing
PM: Figure drawing
Thurs.
AM: Figure drawing
PM: Figure drawing
Fri.
AM: Figure drawing
PM: Figure drawing      

 

 

FALL BREAK – OCTOBER 23 – 27

 

 

SESSION 2 /OCTOBER 30-DECEMBER 15, 2023

PORTRAIT DRAWING & PAINTING

Week 1 (Oct.30-Nov.3):

PORTRAIT PAINTING
Mon.
AM: 3hr Portrait painting demo (poster study + charcoal drawing)
PM: Portrait painting: Begin 6 wk. pose (wk. 1)
Tues.
AM: 3hr Portrait painting demo (charcoal drawing + ink-in)
PM: Portrait painting
Weds.
AM: 3hr Portrait painting demo (color wash)
PM: Portrait painting
Thurs.
AM: 3hr Portrait painting demo (color wash)
PM: Portrait painting
Fri.
AM: 3hr Portrait painting demo (color wash)
PM: Portrait painting

 

Week 2 (Nov.6-10):

PORTRAIT PAINTING
Mon.
AM: 3hr Portrait painting demo (color wash)
PM: Portrait painting, 6 wk. pose (wk. 2)
Tues.
AM: 3hr Portrait painting demo (form painting)
PM: Portrait painting
Weds.
AM: 3hr Portrait painting demo (form painting)
PM: Portrait painting
Thurs.
AM: 3hr Portrait painting demo (form painting)
PM: Portrait painting
Fri.
AM: 3hr Portrait painting demo (form painting)
PM: Portrait painting

 

 

Week 3 (Nov.13-17):

PORTRAIT PAINTING, PORTRAIT DRAWING
Mon.
AM: Portrait painting, 6 wk. pose (wk. 3)
PM: Portrait drawing, 1-week pose
Tues.
AM: Portrait painting
PM: Portrait drawing
Weds.
AM: Portrait painting
PM: Portrait drawing
Thurs.
AM: Portrait painting
PM: Portrait drawing
Fri.
AM: Portrait painting
PM: Portrait drawing


THANKSGIVING BREAK  

NOVEMBER 20 – 24 

 

Week 4 (Nov.27-Dec.1):

PORTRAIT PAINTING, PORTRAIT DRAWING
Mon.
AM: Portrait painting, 6 wk. pose (wk. 4)
PM: Portrait drawing, 1-week pose
Tues.
AM: Portrait painting
PM: Portrait drawing
Weds.
AM: Portrait painting
PM: Portrait drawing
Thurs.
AM: Portrait painting
PM: Portrait drawing
Fri.
AM: Portrait painting
PM: Portrait drawing

 

Week 5 (Dec.4-8):

PORTRAIT PAINTING, PORTRAIT DRAWING
Mon.
AM: Portrait painting, 6 wk. pose, continued (wk. 5)
PM: Portrait drawing, 1-week pose
Tues.
AM: Portrait painting
PM: Portrait drawing
Weds.
AM: Portrait painting
PM: Portrait drawing
Thurs.
AM: Portrait painting
PM: Portrait drawing
Fri.
AM: Portrait painting
PM: Portrait drawing

 

Week 6 (Dec.11-15):

PORTRAIT PAINTING, PORTRAIT DRAWING
Mon.
AM: Portrait painting, 6 wk. pose, continued (wk. 6)
PM: Portrait drawing, 1-week pose
Tues.
AM: Portrait painting
PM: Portrait drawing
Weds.
AM: Portrait painting
PM: Portrait drawing
Thurs.
AM: Portrait painting
PM: Portrait drawing
Fri.
AM: Portrait painting
PM: Portrait drawing

 

WINTER BREAK -

DECEMBER 16, 2023 -

JANUARY 28, 2024

 

 

 

SESSION 3 / JAN 29 - MARCH 8, 2024

INTENSIVE PORTRAIT PAINTING

Week 1 (Jan.29-Feb.2):

INTENSIVE PORTRAIT PAINTING
Mon.

AM: Demo: Portrait Painting on a Toned Ground (1-week)
PM: Portrait painting: Painting on a toned ground (1-week) 
Tues.
AM: Demo
PM: Portrait painting: Painting on a toned ground (1-week)
Weds.
AM: Demo
PM: Portrait painting: Painting on a toned ground (1-week)
Thurs.
AM: Demo
PM: Portrait painting: Painting on a toned ground (1-week)
Fri.
AM: Demo
PM: Portrait painting: Painting on a toned ground (1-week)

 

Week 2 (Feb.5-9):

INTENSIVE PORTRAIT PAINTING
Mon. 
AM: Portrait painting, 5 wk. pose (wk.1)
PM: Class portrait painting, 1-week pose (painting on toned ground)
Tues.
AM: Portrait painting
PM: Portrait painting
Weds.
AM: Portrait painting
PM: Portrait painting
Thurs.
AM: Portrait painting
PM: Portrait painting
Fri.
AM: Portrait painting
PM: Portrait painting

 

Week 3 (Feb.12-16):

INTENSIVE PORTRAIT PAINTING
Mon. 
AM: Portrait painting, 5 wk. pose (wk. 2)
PM: Portrait painting, 1-week pose (painting on a toned ground)
Tues.
AM: Portrait painting
PM: Portrait painting
Weds.
AM: Portrait painting
PM: Portrait painting
Thurs.
AM: Portrait painting
PM: Portrait painting
Fri.
AM: Portrait painting
PM: Portrait painting

 

Week 4 (Feb.19-23):

INTENSIVE PORTRAIT PAINTING
Mon. 

AM: Portrait painting, 5 wk. pose (wk. 3)

PM: Portrait painting, 1-week pose (painting on a toned ground)

Tues.

AM: Portrait painting

PM: Portrait painting

Weds.

AM: Portrait painting

PM: Portrait painting

Thurs.

AM: Portrait painting

PM: Portrait painting

Fri.

AM: Portrait painting

PM: Portrait painting

 

Week 5 (Feb.26-Mar.1):

INTENSIVE PORTRAIT PAINTING
Mon. 
AM: Portrait painting, 5 wk. pose (wk. 4)
PM: Portrait painting, 1-week pose (painting on a toned ground)
Tues.
AM: Portrait painting
PM: Portrait painting
Weds.
AM: Portrait painting
PM: Portrait painting
Thurs.
AM: Portrait painting
PM: Portrait painting
Fri.
AM: Portrait painting
PM: Portrait painting

 

Week 6 (Mar.4-8):

INTENSIVE PORTRAIT PAINTING
Mon. 
AM: Portrait painting, 5 wk. pose (wk. 5)
PM: Portrait painting, 1-week pose (painting on a toned ground)
Tues.
AM: Portrait painting
PM: Portrait painting
Weds.
AM: Portrait painting
PM: Portrait painting
Thurs.
AM: Portrait painting
PM: Portrait painting
Fri.
AM: Portrait painting
PM: Portrait painting


 

SPRING BREAK

(MARCH 9–26)
 

 

 

 

SESSION 4 / MARCH 27- APRIL 26

FIGURE DRAWING & PAINTING

Week 1 (Mar.27-29):

Wed. 
AM: Figure Painting Demo: (poster, brush drawing, form painting on toned ground)
PM: Long Pose Figure Painting (wk. 1)
Thurs.
AM: Figure Painting Demo
PM: Long Pose Figure Painting
Fri.
AM: Figure Painting Demo
PM: Long Pose Figure Painting

 

Week 2: April 1-5

Mon. 
AM: Figure Painting Demo (poster, brush drawing, form painting on toned ground)
PM: Long Pose Figure Painting (wk. 2) 
Tues.

AM: Figure Painting Demo

PM: Long Pose Figure Painting
Weds.
AM: Figure Painting Demo

PM: Long Pose Figure Painting
Thurs.
AM: 
Figure Painting Demo

PM: Long Pose Figure Painting 
Fri.
AM: 
Figure Painting Demo

PM: Long Pose Figure Painting  

 

 

Week 3 (Apr.8-12):

Mon. 
AM:
Long Pose Figure Painting (wk. 3)
PM: 1-week Figure Pose
(drawing or painting)
Tues.
AM: Long Pose Figure Painting

PM: 1-week Figure Pose
Weds.
AM: 
Long Pose Figure Painting

PM: 1-week Figure Pose
Thurs.
AM: 
Long Pose Figure Painting

PM: 1-week Figure Pose
Fri.
AM: 
Long Pose Figure Painting

PM: 1-week Figure Pose

 

 

Week 4 (Apr. 15-19):

Mon. 
AM:
Long Pose Figure Painting (wk. 4)
PM: 1-week Figure Pose (drawing or painting) 
Tues.
AM: 
Long Pose Figure Painting

PM: 1-week Figure Pose
Weds.
AM: 
Long Pose Figure Painting

PM: 1-week Figure Pose
Thurs.
AM: 
Long Pose Figure Painting

PM: 1-week Figure Pose
Fri.
AM: 
Long Pose Figure Painting

PM: 1-week Figure Pose

 

 

Week 5 (Apr.22-26):

Mon. 
AM:  
Long Pose Figure Painting (wk. 5)
PM:  1-
week Figure Pose (drawing or painting)
Tues.
AM: 
Long Pose Figure Painting

PM: 1-week Figure Pose
Weds.
AM:
Long Pose Figure Painting

PM: 1-week Figure Pose
Thurs.
AM: 
Long Pose Figure Painting

PM: 1-week Figure Pose
Fri.
AM: 
Long Pose Figure Painting

PM: 1-week Figure Pose

 

END OF ATELIER '23 -'24  
(APRIL 26, 2024)

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