Creating a Narrative World Supply List

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Pencils, pens (your choice, but a variety of thicknesses works best)Computer paper, thicker paper (bristol board if you have it), a sketchbook Erasers and rulers if you want//need them. Scissors….
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Sketchbook Practice: Old Masters Supply List

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Drawing paper,  Graphite pencils 3B or higher  Sanguigne Ink and brush or Ink pen or brush pen Pigment liners
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Wildflower Painting Free Class

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Below you will find the course image for the Free Wildflower Painting Class on June 22, 2021. The first image if the one Mira will use for the demo. A…
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Painting on location and the practice of mindful observation

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Painting on location is a practice that requires mindfulness and kindness towards ourselves. What we put on paper may not always be perfect or satisfying to our inner critic, but the time we spend in communion with the beauty before us, our eyes wide open and receptive, is an invaluable gift.
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Urban Landscape: Sketching with Watercolor Class (video)

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You don’t need to travel in order to explore! We look at how to use watercolor to sketch an urban environment in a simple and fast way without perspective knowledge….
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Figure Drawing Class: Venus with Biceps (video)

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The representation of women’s strength in art and in contemporary media. During this figure drawing class we challenge classical perceptions of what form a woman should take. We start with…
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Botanical Watercolor: Painting Leaves (video)

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Learn how to paint a leaves in botanical watercolor style. How does one paint a leaf that has both light and dark veins? Paint along in real time with artist…
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Edible Spring Wildflowers in Watercolor

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As spring emerges I’m always so grateful to those very early tiny flowers that give the signal that winter is over. These weeds and wildflowers that are first on the…
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Interview with Ali Fitzgerald: artist, comics creator and graphic novelist

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I interviewed Ali on her return to Berlin from her residency in France. I was curious about her personal relationship with her visual storytelling, how she brings together the written…
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Three Generations Paint Together in Online Class

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During the past year lockdowns around the world as well as the decrees or altogether halt of travel, due the pandemic, has kept quite a few families apart. Especially amongst…
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Bestiarium: from science to fantasy

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The history of drawing animals and inventing fantasy creatures is intrinsically intertwined. Albrecht Dürer’s rhinoceros for example, famously drawn from a written description of the animal and not from sight,…
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Sketchbook Practice 2020 – A Virtual Exhibition

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Visit out virtual gallery and take a look at some of the works that our students made during the workshop in the last year.
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