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Atelier Program: Draw and Paint Realistically
Do you want to learn to draw and paint realistically? Have you ever taken an art class and felt like you did not learn anything? Have you always wanted to draw and paint like the old masters but do it in your own way?
This program may be for you.
Students learn in the same program but receive individual instruction at their own level.
The program is broken into incremental parts. The first part is drawing. The second is grisaille (black, white and grey) oil painting. The 3rd is oil painting in color. The class is a studio class meaning the subjects in the class are old master copies, casts and still life.
Students who wish to augment their studio study with the live model are highly encouraged to do so as both are necessary.
The atelier program is open to new students, however beginners are encouraged to try basic drawing first.
Saturday 10am-1pm or Wednesday 10am- 1pm. These classes start monthly and are ongoing. Except for holidays, classes start the first Saturday or Wednesday of the Month and repeat for the remainder of the month.
Students who miss a class can make it up in the same month on a different day.
1 Month 1 class: $160
3 Months of 1 class: $456 paid before class starts 5% Discount from $480
6 months of 1 class: $867 paid before class starts 10% Discount from $960
12 Months of 1 class: $1,632 paid before class starts 15% Discount from $1,920
For 2 Drawing or Painting Realistically classes taken concurrently an additional 10 % off each additional class
1 Month 2 classes per week: $288
3 Months of 2 classes/week: $820 paid before class starts 5% Discount from $864
6 Months of 2 classes/week: $1,477 paid before class starts 10% Discount from $1,555
12 Months of 2 classes/week: $2,937 paid before class starts 15% Discount from $3,456
Basic Drawing: beginner to intermediate
This class is for beginners or artists who wish to review the basics. We cover how to use and handle drawing materials, making shapes, getting proportions, and shading. We will draw from different subject matter including still life, portrait and landscape. Practice exercises will be supplied to students. Students who wish to take their practice further can join the atelier program. This class also functions as an introduction to the atelier program.
Please note each class has specific content and there are no makeups!
Wednesdays, June 13th- August 8th, 11am-1pm, 7 weeks $185 (No Class June 27th or July 4th)
Saturdays, June 23rd - August 4th, 11am-1pm, 7weeks $185
Wednesdays, September 12th - August 24th, 11am-1pm, 7 weeks $185
Saturdays, September 8th-November 3rd, 11am-1pm, 7weeks $185 (No Class September 15th or October 13th)
Life Drawing Long Pose
Live study from the model has been the cornerstone of classical study since antiquity. Learn to draw or paint using the sight size method from the live model in a single sustained pose. Students learn to draw, paint in grisaille or in color using oil paint. If you are not sure where you belong please ask and we will help place you.
Please note: there is one continuous pose the entire class and the lighting is single source form lighting highlighting the form of the model.
Wednesdays, 1:00-4:00 PM, MATERIALS LIST
2018 Summer Session: June 6th- August 8th, 8 Weeks, $345 Students enrolled in another class receive 5% off: $328.
2018 Fall Session: Sept 5th- Oct 24th, 8 Weeks, $345, Students enrolled in another class receive 5% off: $328.
2018 Winter Session: October 31st- December 19th, 7 Weeks, $302, Students enrolled in another class receive 5% off: $287
No class June 27th or July 4th
Draw and Paint from the model without instruction
Register for the full session and guarantee the same position.
2018 Summer Session: June 6th- August 8th, 8 Weeks, $120
2018 Fall Session: Sept 5th- Oct 24th, 8 Weeks, $120
2018 Winter Session: October 31st- December 19th, 7 weeks, $105
Basic Anatomy Class
Please note each class has specific content and there are no makeups! Materials are a pencil, eraser and a 9x12" Sketchbook.
New dates are coming
Wednesdays, 11am-1pm, 7 weeks, $185
Saturday all day Portrait Model Sessions
Dates will be posted for 2018!
- May 19th ( Day has been changed from May 12th, sorry for the inconvenience!)
- June 16th
- September 15
- October 13th
- November 10th
*Pre- Enrolled participants get first pick of spaces. Drop ins are welcome.
* Sessions are uninstructed but moderated. Atelier students receive instruction the previous week.
* Easels and tray tables are provided. Any medium or style of working is acceptable providing it does not disrupt others work habits. For more FAQs refer to the "Quick Sketch Model Sessions" on this page.
Quick Sketch Model Sessions
Join us for drawing from the nude model in short poses. Different times will be used throughout the session starting with very short to medium to a longer more sustained one.
Uninstructed but moderated. $15 drop in fee per session.
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How do I sign up?
1) Fill out enrollment form (right) or download (below) and send in to Bucks County Classical Arts Center, PO Box 144, New Hope, PA, 18938
2) Pay through paypal or choose a different option (right)
3) Get your materials list (in class description)
4) Come to class!
· Cash in person
· Check made out to “Bucks County Classical Arts Center” or “BCCAC”
· Credit Card over the phone or in person