Painting & Drawing

Code: D0404-21

    • III

      Level III

      Students have formal training in critical issues of 2-­D art making, experience with public critiques and a solid portfolio of their artwork.

Narrative Art of the Fantastic

Jun 28 - Jul 2, 2021

9AM-5PM

Concept

Through an exploration of mythology, fantasy and genre students develop an approach to narrative art-making. The course emphasizes studio production in water-based paints with inspiration drawn from research in film, television, literature, cinema and classical mythology. Students experiment with visualization methods including automatic writing, frottage, modeling and meditation.

Media

Acrylic paint, gouache, ink and various substrates including canvas and paper

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Faculty

Matt Bollinger

Matt Bollinger received his MFA from RISD. His work has been shown in solo exhibitions in New York, Paris and elsewhere. Awards include fellowships at the Fine Arts Work Center, a fellowship from NYFA and a residency at the Sharpe-Walentas Studio Program. He is represented by Zürcher Gallery.

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Matt Bollinger, Letter Jacket III - detail

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Painting & Drawing

Make, reflect, consider, engage—these are all critical elements of the Painting and Drawing workshops at Anderson Ranch. Our exceptional workshops combine focused, hands-on art making with critical feedback for artists of all levels. Painting and Drawing guest faculty are phenomenal artists and educators with experience supporting students by offering technical knowledge and encouragement.

The bright, natural light of the Wyly Painting and Drawing Building provides an inspiring environment where students can explore and expand their artistic practice. Our facilities are equipped with individual worktables, wall space, easels, rolling palettes, odorless solvents, a wide range of hand and power tools, computer access with Adobe software, wi-fi, printing, scanning, and projection capabilities. Spend a week here— or several—and engage in a variety of activities that will fuel your practice throughout the year.

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Workshop Details

Supply List

Many of the items you'll need are available in the ArtWorks Store. Please click "View Full Supply List" to see a comprehensive list of items you'll need for this workshop.

Painter’s tape

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Sketchbook

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Drawing pencils

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Eraser

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Pencil sharpener

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Palette knife

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Stretched canvas

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Gouache paints - Holbein Carmine

Holbein; 15 ml tubes

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Gouache paints - Holbein Flame Red

Holbein; 15 ml tubes

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Gouache paints - Holbein Permanent Yellow Deep

Holbein; 15 ml tubes

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Gouache paints - Holbein Lemon Yellow

Holbein; 15 ml tubes

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Gouache paints - Holbein Turquoise Blue

Holbein; 15 ml tubes

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Gouache paints - Holbein Ultramarine Blue

Holbein; 15 ml tubes

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Gouache paints - Holbein Ivory Black

Holbein; 15 ml tubes

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Gouache paints - Holbein Primary White

Holbein; 15 ml tubes

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Lodging & Meals

Housing is limited and includes shared and private lodging options. Reservations will be managed on a first-come, first-served basis. The earlier you reserve housing, the better your chance of receiving your preferred option. Please note: Workshop costs do not include accommodations. 

We have established a Business Safety Plan with added layers of precaution that prioritize the health and safety of our staff, students, faculty and guests while continuing to provide you with the Anderson Ranch experience that you know and enjoy.

The Ranch Café meal plan that is included with Room and Board fees strives to provide healthy, creative meals that will nourish your artistic creativity. The meal plan includes 5 days of continental breakfasts that will include a hot offering, 5 lunches with a selection of offerings, and 5 dinners.

 

Scholarships, College Credit & Discounts

Making Art Accessible

Applications for scholarship support are encouraged. Specific scholarships are funded by Ranch supporters, either through endowed funds or special gifts.

Many colleges and universities offer college credit for workshops taken at Anderson Ranch. Discounts are available for students and teachers.

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