|Your options for your larger, complete painting.|
Course Description: PAINTING FROM VERMEER, AND OTHERS: from underpainting to glazes.
|Examples of some of the sketch-studies from the beginning of the workshop|
In this newly designed workshop, maestro Michael John Angel will concentrate on working from the general-to-the-specific: guiding students through several small sketches (such as those above) from a 3-value plan to a roughly-painted colour 'finish'. The course begins with a few basic exercises and includes various demonstrations in proportion, gesture, under-drawing and oil-painting materials. The subjects for these (which will be supplied by Mr Angel) will be varied and include figure, portrait and landscape. We will also produce a simple rendering of a figure from a drawing (see example below).
|Class of 2017!|
|Maestro at work.|
|Mr Angel explaining techniques during class in Belfast, 2017|
|Mr Angel working on a beautiful demonstration painting.|
|Pauline at work|
|Judy, checking her work upside-down!|
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.
What is the difference between attending a workshop in Belfast, compared to elsewhere? Well, it's the Irish welcome! Students (and maestro!) love coming to Belfast. The locals are friendly, and you will be well looked after by Julie Douglas, who will do her best to accommodate your creative needs. Julie has been teaching drawing and painting for many years and is therefore your best hands-on co-ordinator. She will liaise with local art suppliers to ensure the correct materials are available and she also arranges group evenings so that students get to know each other. This is great fun and a bonus, as many students come from all around the world. It's good to make friends. One student from Dubai said "Julie thinks of the details that make all the difference". Julie has been honoured to collaborate with Mr Angel on several workshops and expects that this one will be the best yet! Hope to see you there!
|At the Italian restaurant...|
|The last night! Julie Douglas (left) with Maudy.|
|A very happy group, at the end of last year's workshop.|
A 50% non-refundable deposit is required to hold your place. Full payment must be received by 1st July 2017, and if that time has passed, payment in full is due upon booking.
Minimum number of students is 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.
If necessary, we reserve the right to replace the tutor in an emergency.
Details of accommodation near the studio will be provided upon booking.
For booking information and all enquiries please email firstname.lastname@example.org
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.
FURTHER SUMMER WORKSHOPS AT BELFAST ATELIER OF REALIST ART: