Friday 18th - Tuesday 22nd August 2017, Belfast
|Option one, Bouguereau, Girl with Pot|
Following the success of his visit last summer, I am delighted to welcome Maestro back to Belfast in 2017. He will deliver a five day workshop guiding students through the full process of creating a successful painting in oils. An incredibly generous teacher, the workshop is a wonderful opportunity to benefit from the atelier system, with intensive tuition delivering knowledge gathered from a lifetime of experience.
William Bouguereau (1825–1905) is one of the leading lights in the 21st-century revival of Representational painting. To many people today, Bouguereau’s ability to draw and paint seems miraculous, but this ability can, in fact be learned.
In this one-week workshop, maestro Michael John Angel teaches the students how to begin attaining a firm grasp on the methods and techniques of Bouguereau and other 19th-century French Academy painters.
|Option two, Bouguereau, 'Gabrielle Cot'|
|Option three, Bouguereau, 'Cupid'|
Further Workshop Details:
The workshop includes 30 hours tuition, from 10am - 5pm daily with a 1 hour lunch break. Students choose in advance one of the three artworks above to copy in the workshop.
Individual and group critiques
Painting demonstrations by Mr Angel
Discussions on materials and techniques
COST: £750 to include 30 hours of instruction, and some materials.
A list of materials (paint and brushes) will be sent upon booking a place.
|Michael John Angel, giving a demonstration in Belfast 2016|
|Students copying Bouguereau|
Mr Angel has taught workshops in Florence, in Toronto and at the American Academy of Art in Chicago. He also lectures at the Florentine campuses of several American universities and at various private schools in Rome and in North America. From 1982 to 1988 he was the Director of the National Portrait Academy in Toronto, Canada, and from 1992 - 1995 the Assistant Director of the Florence Academy of Art in Florence, Italy. As an ARC living master, Mr Angel is considered one of the most inspiring and successful teachers in classical and traditional art today.
A short biography can be found at www.angelartschool.com/mja.html. He is listed in the Art Renewal Center’s Living Masters gallery and is one of the ARC’s Board of Judges. As well as judging the ARC’s Annual International Salon, he is a judge on several other national and international painting juries, such as the Collection Beaux-Arts Réaliste, IlluxCon, and the Portrait Society of Canada.
Terms & Conditions:
A 50% non-refundable deposit is required to hold your place. Full payment must be received by 1st June 2017.
Minimum number of students - 10.
Accommodation and flights, transport and all other personal costs. Fees are non refundable unless the course is cancelled for any reason.
If traveling, it is recommended that you take out insurance to cover costs in the unlikely event of cancellation etc.
Details of accommodation near the studio will be provided upon booking.
For booking information and all enquiries please email email@example.com
Belfast is a vibrant city with a warm friendly atmosphere. If you are traveling for this course, you will find lots of things in the city to enjoy, in the days before or after the workshop.