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  • 2018 New Zealand - William Maughan

    "Portrait and Figure Drawing Workshop" 

    January 8 - 12, 2018
    Medium: Drawing
    Level:  All Levels 
    $750 US dollars
    Model Fee: $75 US dollars

    This workshop will benefit any artist interested in increasing their understanding of accuracy of form and likeness with drawing the head and the figure. The course is designed to instruct the student on proportions, perspective, sfumato, stereoscopic vision, and structure of the human head and figure. Achieving a likeness through the principle of Chiaroscuro (light and shadow). Developing a sequential procedure from gesture, proportions, shadow shapes, to edge control with portraiture and a sequential procedure from armature, light and shadow mass, to edge control with the rendering of the figure.

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    "Plein Air Pastel - on the North Island"

    January 15 - 19, 2018

    Medium: Drawing, Pastel
    Level:  All Levels
    Tuition:   $750

    February on the North Island of New Zealand is a beautiful time of year to paint outside. Takapuna, and the surrounding area, offers a wide range of interesting vistas and geographical interest. This Plein Air workshop with internationally acclaimed artist William Maughan will cover the various fundamentals of composition, color, value pattern and atmospheric perspective as the basis for painting successful pastel landscapes.  Working from both photo reference and location studies, it is the instructor’s aim to help each individual develop greater skills of observation, design and competency in both studio as well as plein air studies. Instruction will include a lecture, demonstrations, and class critiques with one on one time with students.  

    William Maughan
    Graduate Director, School of Illustration at the Academy of Art University in San Francisco.  A professional illustrator and fine artist, Mr. Maughan has provided numerous illustrations for such companies as DreamWorks, CBS television, Universal Studios, Chevrolet, Samuel Adams, Milton Bradley Company, to name but a few. His work has been represented by major galleries and publishers, domestically and internationally. Mr. Maughan’s best selling book, "The Artist’s Complete Guide to Drawing the Head," was published in 2004, is still in print and has been translated into many other languages.



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