Painting & Drawing

Code: D0408-23

    • II

      Level II

      Students have basic knowledge of 2-­D art making including form, negative space, value and line.

    • 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.

Painting from Uncanny Source Material

Jun 26 - 30, 2023

9AM-5PM

Concept

This class approaches the process of creating tension between abstraction and representation by extracting compositions from unlikely source materials as a way to jumpstart your practice. Starting with an initial image, we physically crop, break down, stretch, and skew to create a composition that is unique and visually active. By pushing and pulling against the line between abstraction and representation, students find new access to sourcing images and content. Discussions highlight distortion, personal perspective, achieving surface tension, and creating visual space through shape, pattern, texture, and color relationships. Students create a small body of work throughout the week using acrylic and other water-based media on canvas and heavy-weight paper.

Media

Acrylic, graphite, colored pencil, water-based media on canvas

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Faculty

Henri Paul Broyard

Henri Paul Broyard makes paintings that examine perceptions of interior domestic spaces and the rich histories contained in the places we inhabit. His work has been included in exhibitions at SOLA Art Gallery, Los Angeles; the School of Painting Hangzhou, China; Tom Dick or Harry, Dusseldorf; 41 Cooper Square Gallery, New York; Haphazard Gallery, Los Angeles; and 119 Essex Street, New York.

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Henri Paul Broyard, JFC

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Thank you for your interest in the waitlist. When space in a workshop or program becomes available, registration will open on the website. Everyone on the waitlist will be emailed to alert them of the opening. This ensures that everyone has an equal opportunity to register for the workshop or program.

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.

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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