Narrative Painting: Make a Statement

All Levels

One more space available. Please email education@artscouncilofprinceton.org to inquire. Narrative painting has been a constant element in the history of art from cave paintings depicting the hunt and masterpieces like the Sistine Chapel to the more contemporary works of artists such as Balthus, Wyeth, and David Salle. All have visually presented the retelling of religious, political and personal moments on canvas. This class allows students to narrate and author ideas and go beyond their skills in still life ,landscape and figure painting via visual storytelling. Working with the instructor students will consider options for subject matter and imagery of their choosing then produce paintings that create an intellectual and emotional impact.Via a variety of references, including slide lectures ,the instructor will offer support and technical help with drawing, color theory,and composition to allow each student to tell their story. Open to students of all levels working in all media. This class is in offered in conjunction with an exhibit curated by Charles Viera.

Location: Paul Robeson Center for the Arts

Ages: 16+

Monday, 9:30am-12:30pm

Jan 22 - Mar 5

- No class Feb 19

$245/$220 Member

Instructor: Charles David Viera
Limit:9 students

Students should bring their favorite medium and a painting surface (canvas,board or paper)18 x 24 inches or larger.

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