David Cheifetz - Still Life Composition & Painting, January 16-18, 2021

Date: January 16-18, 2021
Time: 9:30 AM-4:30PM
Level: All
Medium: Oil or acrylics
Supply List: David Cheifetz Supply List

Winslow Art Center is excited to welcome back David Cheifetz for this exciting workshop! We will explore a powerful and rational approach to still life composition and oil painting techniques with brushes and palette knives. David adjusts his advice according to each person’s ability – from raw beginner to advanced professional. However, more advanced students will find it easier to focus on the subtleties of composition. A solid drawing background is highly recommended.

Saturday: Composition! David will work individually with each student to compose a still life setup. Students will methodically build compositions with a powerful sense of focus. David encourages students to listen to the composition problems faced by fellow students – it is a great way to learn. After everyone has a good setup, David will explain his own composition and then will begin a painting demonstration while answering any questions. After this primer, students will begin their own paintings. David will methodically circulate to help each individual.

Sunday & Monday: Students will continue to paint and instructor will circulate. David will periodically return to his demonstration. However, priority is given to student work time so that David can give practical individual advice. Students may choose to create a new composition every day if desired, or may dig in and explore the finishing stages.

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