DATES: August 3 – 7, 2015
SKILL LEVEL: I – II
CONCEPT: This course introduces a range of strategies for making works on paper. Develop the marriage of form and content, through color, representation, and abstraction. Expand your visual vocabulary through experimentation and observation-based studies.
MEDIA & TECHNIQUES: Dry and wet media, including watercolor, gouache, acrylics, water soluble oil paints, inks, graphite, markers. Experimentation with a range of papers, paper surfaces, and surface preparation. Sources may include self-generated imagery, including digital files, studies, and collage.
ACTIVITIES: Demonstrations, slides, painting and drawing on paper, and critique.
FACULTY: Mark Leibert was born and raised in Honolulu. His practice includes drawing and painting, time-based works, photography, and installation. His works explore the intersection of nature, human culture, and the built environment. He has been known to make his own paint, mediums, and refined linseed oil. Mark is represented by Sandler Hudson Gallery. He currently teaches at Georgia State University and Georgia Tech. He received a BA from University of California, Berkeley and an M.F.A. from Rochester Institute of Technology. His work has been shown and collected nationally and internationally. www.markleibert.com
Tuition: $920 OR Tuition + Studio Support Donation: $1120
Studio Fee: $75