Painting from Life: Alla Prima

at Chelsea Classical Studio - Chelsea

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Wed, Oct 16, 6:30pm - 9:30pm

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Location:
Chelsea, Manhattan
526 W 26th St Ste 415
Btwn 10th & 11th Avenues
New York, New York 10001
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Class Level: All levels
Age Requirements: 16 and older
Average Class Size: 10
Teacher: Rick Piloco

What you'll learn in this portrait class:

Working from the live model, students will learn to work in a direct alla-prima approach where they will aim for good draftsmanship, values and color. This is a fundamental skill in painting, and learning to mix colors in the right value and placing them correctly in the composition takes much practice. 

There will be constant demonstrations as well as critiques.

Materials you will need to bring to class:
  • Paper
  • Charcoal
  • Paints
  • Brushes
  • Canvas

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Refund Policy
Reschedules are allowed if class is not taken (no refunds at this point). Class credit is valid for two months

Cancellations requested 24 hours or more before start of class may be refunded.

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Start Dates (18)
Start Date Time Teacher # Sessions Price
6:30pm - 9:30pm Rick Piloco 1 $40
9:00am - 12:00pm Rick Piloco 1 $40
6:30pm - 9:30pm Rick Piloco 1 $40
9:00am - 12:00pm Rick Piloco 1 $40
6:30pm - 9:30pm Rick Piloco 1 $40
Start Date Time Teacher # Sessions Price
9:00am - 12:00pm Rick Piloco 1 $40
6:30pm - 9:30pm Rick Piloco 1 $40
9:00am - 12:00pm Rick Piloco 1 $40
6:30pm - 9:30pm Rick Piloco 1 $40
9:00am - 12:00pm Rick Piloco 1 $40
Start Date Time Teacher # Sessions Price
6:30pm - 9:30pm Rick Piloco 1 $40
9:00am - 12:00pm Rick Piloco 1 $40
6:30pm - 9:30pm Rick Piloco 1 $40
9:00am - 12:00pm Rick Piloco 1 $40
9:00am - 12:00pm Rick Piloco 1 $40
Start Date Time Teacher # Sessions Price
9:00am - 12:00pm Rick Piloco 1 $40
9:00am - 12:00pm Rick Piloco 1 $40
9:00am - 12:00pm Rick Piloco 1 $40

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Question from Chelsea W.
What size paper and canvas should I bring? What type of paint?
Answer from Brenda L. CourseHorse StaffCourseHorse Staff
Hi Chelsea! Size 14x18 or 16x20 paper, oil paints are used, basic colors or ones you use normally. Hope this helps!
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Question from brenda g.
for this type of painting there are specific colors to bring what are they and is it ol?
Answer from Georgia C. CourseHorse StaffCourseHorse Staff
Hey Brenda, yes, it is oil. For colors, white, ultramarine blue, yellow ochre, alizarin crimson, burnt sienna plus any other colors you normally use.
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Reviews of Classes at Chelsea Classical Studio (230)

(230 Reviews)
Painting from Life: Alla Prima
Reviewed by Kendra B. on 8/23/2017
This was a very informative class. The instructor gave very useable feedback and came around every 15-20 minutes or so. The other members of the class were friendly, and overall, it was a great environment to work in.
Painting from Life: Alla Prima
Reviewed by Dorothy D. on 4/24/2016
I hoped to learn more by instructions as I am not schooled in art. The instructor was accommodating but there just are too many of us to be given more individual attention. I learned a little about values and light and shadow, color, etc but 3 hours is not enough to grasp everything. I would really love to attend an instructional class I love to paint and I find I can grow with course horse. Thank you! Dorothy dicker
Painting from Life: Alla Prima
Reviewed by Anonymous on 4/14/2018
Painting from Life: Alla Prima
Reviewed by Anonymous on 8/26/2017
Painting from Life: Alla Prima
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