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Level III Mastercopy

February 26 - April 23


Youth Ages 13-18  |  One Sunday a Month, 1-4pm
Class Dates: February 26, March 26 & April 23

[Prerequisite: Teacher Recommendation]

STUDY THEMES — Mastercopy
These monthly sessions are for the young artist, ages 13 – 18, who demonstrates the ability to handle paint with proficiency, has command of the drawing skill including perspective, and/or has taken Level I and Level II Drawing. The lessons emphasize “the art of the start,” powerful color statements of the major color masses within the still life set up, to the minor color variations. Participants will show greater visual acuity in terms of grasping the light key and handle value relationships in color with confidence.  Mastercopy will develop the ability to select placement of the subject in the rectangle, expression,  painting skills from grisaille to duotone to full color, and practice the solutions other artists have mastered.

About the Artist Instructor: Our long-time instructor, Michela Mansuino, is an instructor at Studio Incamminati, where she graduated in in 2017, an Atelier for the study of humanist realism in Philadelphia. Her awards are numerous, including two honorable mentions from the Portrait Society of America, first prize in the Strictly Painting Competition, Finalist in the ARC International Salon. Michela continues to teach the Youth Program at The Arts of Great Falls on weekends, bringing classical art instruction to her youth students.  website=www.mansuino.com

Supplies —
3B or 5B graphite pencils, really anything will be fine
18 X 24 inch paper or a sketchbook to draw in two gray toned 16 X 20 inch canvas pad sheets, or similar one 16 X 20 gray toned, stretched canvas.


February 26
April 23


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