Finding Your Voice in the Still Life
Instructor: Erin Raedeke
July 7 - August 11 (six weeks)
Tuesdays, 7 - 10 pm EST
At a certain point in an artist’s development, still life painting becomes less about technical precision and more about responding to experience. The beauty of online classes is that students have the opportunity to set up their own still lifes with sources that are meaningful to them, to keep them up all week, and to adjust them as needed. The logical and emotional discoveries are personal as students explore color relationships, point of view, placement on the surface, and their own histories and experience. This class will take you to the next step, and will introduce you to painters whose work explores that alchemy through intent and process. Students are welcome to paint with oil or acrylic or to draw if they prefer. The class will be taught live via Zoom, with demos, image sharing, and lots of individual feedback. Instructions for using Zoom will be sent prior to the class.
Images: Phyllis Ruffer, Pam Long and Yassir Islam