Painting & Drawing

Code: D0816-24

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      Open to All

      Students of any skill and knowledge level.

Rendering the Tangible: Drawing from Life

Jul 22 - 26, 2024

9AM - 5PM

Concept

Participants allow themselves the time, space, and guidance to examine and respond to what they see in this drawing workshop open to artists of all skill levels. Each day, they embark on the fascinating journey of taking the time to make drawings from a live model, still life, personal objects/relics, and our natural surroundings, formally approaching drawing through exercises in line, contour, negative/positive space, value studies, and composition. Conceptual intent is also explored through choosing personal subject matter and discovering ways to best articulate through the immediate medium of drawing.

Liz Ferrill will be present for the entire duration of the workshop; Simon Haas will join daily from 9am – 3pm.

Media

Ink, charcoal, gouache, sumi and brush, pastel, graphite on paper

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Faculty

Simon Haas

Simon Haas is known for his work with the surrealist design duo the Haas Brothers, and takes a painterly approach to sculpture in his exploration of material applications for the twins’ work. He studied painting at RISD and continues to paint and draw as part of his solo practice.

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Liz Ferrill

Artistic Director of Painting, Drawing & Printmaking; Artists-in-Residence Program; Critical Dialogue Program

Elizabeth Ferrill received her MFA from the Rhode Island School of Design. She has had solo exhibitions nationally and internationally, including in Aspen, CO; Nashville, TN; Omaha, NE; New York; and Berlin, Germany. Liz is the Artistic Director of Painting, Drawing and Printmaking at Anderson Ranch.

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Simon Haas, Self Portrait

Tuition: $1,225.00
Studio Fee: $125.00
Registration Fee: $45.00

Registration Information

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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.

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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