2018 Sherrie McGraw Workshops

The Hoosier Salon is excited to announce two new workshops for 2018. Sign up now for this series of two classes taught by accomplished American painter Sherrie McGraw. Visit: http://sherriemcgraw.com/

 


PART I
July 16 – 19, 2018 / 4-Day Drawing Workshop / 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. ET

Sherrie McGraw Workshop 
Figure Drawing: The Artist’s Foundation

Workshop in C.W. Mundy’s Studio at the Stutz Business and Art Center in downtown Indianapolis, Indiana.

Sherrie McGraw, renowned author of The Language of Drawing, will conduct a drawing-only workshop this summer. McGraw is a highly sought-after instructor in the most basic knowledge needed to develop into a good draftsman. Class demonstrations and individual instruction will guide students through the knowledge that constitutes “knowing how to draw.”

Throughout history, the classic nude has ushered artists into a different way of understanding the world through the language of line. Once students begin to “see,” the world transforms into a rich source of structure, symmetry, planes and dimension. Students will explore gesture drawing as the distillation of a model’s action and they will also discover the joy of capturing reality with a minimum of line. As well, longer poses will allow for a more in-depth study of the human form, which in turn will accelerate the editing process in good draftsmanship.

All skill levels are welcome but students will benefit most from the class if they familiarize themselves with McGraw’s book prior to the week. Although it is currently out of print, it is in eBook form at www.brightlightfineart.com.

McGraw – drawing supply list 2018


PART II
July 20 – 23, 2018 / 4-Day Oil Painting Workshop / 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. ET

Sherrie McGraw Workshop
Painting with an Idea: The Secret in All Great Art

Workshop for the Hoosier Art Salon to be held at the Stutz Business and Art Center in downtown Indianapolis, Indiana.

In this workshop, students will learn what it means to go beyond painting objects to capturing a visual idea. There will be still lifes and models available to explore painting concepts that can give paintings more visual impact and universal appeal.

With over 40 years teaching experience, McGraw will open students eyes to visual ideas that elevate realistic painting from mere illustration to the mystery and wonder of great works of art. Having taught both painting and drawing at the famous Art Students League of New York and art institutions across the country, she has experience inspiring both beginner and seasoned professional to the next level of development.

All skill levels are welcome but students will benefit most from the class if they familiarize themselves with David A Leffel’s book—An Artist Teaches—prior to the week. Although it is currently out of print, it is in eBook form at www.brightlightfineart.com.

Price $825 (includes model fee)

McGraw – painting supply list 2018

 


*Hoosier Salon Workshop Cancellation/Refund Policy: In the event a student chooses to withdraw after registering for a workshop, a 75% tuition refund will be granted when a student submits a request by email: msinon@hoosiersalon.org or by contacting Michael Sinon at least ten (10) business days before the start date of the workshop. After that time, no refund can be given unless there is someone who fills the vacancy. Refunds are by check or Hoosier Salon credit, only. Materials fees are not refundable. Workshop and materials fees are not transferable.  We understand that circumstances may cause a change in your plans. We sympathize, however, please understand that we must adhere to policies as our financial and contractual commitment for each workshop has been finalized.  If workshop minimum is not attained, the Hoosier Salon reserves the right to cancel the workshop and the student will receive a full refund.

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