By James Lancel McElhinney
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A lushly illustrated, finished advisor to portray in all media from the distinguished visible arts schooling establishment paintings scholars League of latest York.
The artwork scholars League of recent York is America’s signature artwork college, run by means of artists for artists. based in 1875, it has nurtured scholars like Jackson Pollock and Georgia O’Keefe. this present day, greater than 2,500 scholars of every age, backgrounds, and ability degrees learn there every one month.
This certain e-book brings you into the studio school rooms of a few of the League’s so much celebrated painters—including William Scharf, Mary Beth McKenzie, Henry Finkelstein, and Knox Martin—for classes on various basic issues, idiosyncratic techniques, and quirky philosophies. Scanning the desk of contents is like flipping via a path catalog: do you need to take Naomi Campbell’s “Working huge in Watercolor,” James McElhinney’s “Journal portray and Composition,” Sharon Sprung’s “Figure portray from existence in Oil,” or Ellen Eagle’s “Poetic Realism in Pastel”? Now you can—from the relaxation of your home studio (or dwelling room).
Richly illustrated with paintings from the League’s significant files, its teachers, and its scholars, this consultant will encourage painters throughout all mediums, topics, and kinds.