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Still Life Painting workshop – March 11, 2023
March 11 @ 8:00 am - 3:00 pm EST$130.00
Still Life Painting workshop
with Roycroft Master Artisan, Thomas Kegler
Saturday, March 11th from 8:00am – 3:00pm
The Roycroft Campus – 21 South Grove St. East Aurora, NY
Thomas Kegler, will be teaching a one-day still life work- shop centered around oil techniques for all levels: beginner, intermediate and advanced students. The day will focus instruction on materials, composition, approaches, and various painting techniques.
This one-day workshop will focus on developing a still life composition using oil paint. Concept, value, edges, composition, color, and brush handling will be presented in a demonstration and hands-on practice. The day will focus instruction on materials, composition, approaches, and painting techniques. Although students are encouraged to work in the medium of their choice, oil will be used and presented. Acrylic, watercolor and drawing techniques will not be addressed, but you will be able to apply some of the concepts and techniques. Students will see a demonstration as Kegler creates a still life in oil during the morning session. Students will then have an opportunity to set up their own composition and delve into their own paintings. Thomas will give occasional demonstrations as need-be during the afternoon student painting session. He will also circulate as students paint giving some individual suggestions as time allows.
Since painting is such a personal activity and there is such a large variety of materials available, no supplies will be provided. Instead, students are asked to purchase or bring the materials that meet their individual tastes. Please click for the Supply List. Lunch will not be supplied. Please feel free to bring a bagged lunch or something to snack on.
An internationally recognized artist, Thomas Kegler is a self-taught realist painter and accomplished educational film producer. He is also a renowned art educator and champion of future artists, young and old. His work draws on the techniques and sensibilities of the Hudson River school, Tonalism and Lumanism movements of the mid-1800’s. He is recognized as a top artist among many national organizations and has been featured in numerous publications. His work is showcased in galleries, collections, and publications worldwide.
Class Tuition: $130 = Total $130 (please see the Supply List for materials you need to bring)
Registration is required and seating is limited. (Max. of 20 students)
Class will take place at the NEW Castiglia Art Center in the Print Shop on The Roycroft Campus – 21 South Grove St. East Aurora, NY 14052
If you have any questions please call the Roycroft Campus at 716-655-0261 or email us.