Plein Aire Painting Class will meet at RockLedge Ranch Tuesday morning at 9:00. Follow 31st north until it ends and continue on to Chambers way, where we will meet. This event kicks off a new round of outdoor painting classes which will meet every. For more information, please call (719) 337-2863 or email email@example.com.
Here's a plein air painting tip: Light reflecting from your clothing can be annoying and affect the color on your canvas. Wear darker neutral colors to avoid this problem.
1. outdoor easel (field easel, French easel, Open Box M, EasyL, etc)
2. palette with plenty of mixing space
3. palette knife
4. brushes (I like to use #4-#8 flats)
5. solvent and receptical (mineral spirits are most commonly used.
6. paper towels or rags and a garbage bag to hold them
7. Substrates 8x10-11x14 canvas panels or boards, stretched canvases etc. Bring a few.
8. Suggested palette:
a. titanium white
b. cad yellow lemon
c. cad yellow medium
d. cad orange
e. cad red light
f. alizarin crimson
g. ultramarine blue
h. ivory black
i. viridian (optional)
j. pthalo blue (optional)
9. Sun screen
10. Sun hat.
11. Water to drink.
About The Alvarez Art School
Attention: Tonight's Drawing From Life class is canceled so I may attend my daughter's induction ceremony into the Junior National Honor Society. see you next week. (719) 337-2863
The Alvarez Art School will be closed for the remainder of the week. The regular class schedule will resume on Monday 2 April 2018. See you then www.alvarezschool.com
This a friendly reminder that Alla Prima Painting class will not meet so we could attend this cool event, my friend Trevor Thomas set up. https://facebook.com/photo.php/…
The Alvarez Art School has moved from studio G to studio J which is clear across the hall. This studio is smaller and class sizes will be limited. There are still spots open in the Drawing from Life Classes which meet on Mondays 10:00-noon and Thursdays 6:00-8:00. The painting class which meets on Thursday 10:00 a.m.- 1:00 p.m. may be full, but I have begun a second painting class which meets on Tuesdays same time and there is room for a couple more painters. Call (719)337-2863 for more information.
Happy New Year all. I hope your holidays were wonderful, but IT'S TIME TO GET BACK TO WORK!!! I am excited to get back to the studio myself and invite you to join me for Drawing From Life class (figure drawing)Thursday night at 6:00. Call (719)337-2863 for more information, please.
In today's class we explored the process of mark making while engaging in the flow and rythm of the process. Here are some 1, 2 and 5 minute studies. For more information on figure drawing classes at the Alvarez Art School, visit www.alvarezschool.com
or call (719) 337-2863
Hey everyone, the holiday music mix (not christmas music) has been compiled and burnt to disc. It's one of the best ones yet. If you want one you have to come to class. This years mix includes work by some of our fallen angels, Tom Petty, Leonard Cohn, and of course Prince. For more information call (719) 337-2863. See in you in class.
We were live at the The Second Floor Studios with PeakRadar.com, Cultural Office of the Pikes Peak Region today for a sneak peak of our artist’s studios in preparation for our Holiday Show.
Fellow dreamers, Monday's Drawing From Life figure drawing class is canceled as I have an other obligation. More more information on the Alvarez Art School's line of painting and drawing courses visit www.alvarezschool.com
or call (719)337-2863.