Portrait Drawing Workshop with Ellen Grandpre

April 29, 2017 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Marblehead Arts Association/King Hooper Mansion
8 Hooper St
Marblehead, MA 01945
$80 members/ $95 non members
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This workshop has been indefinitely postponed. Please contact info@marbleheadarts.org if you are interested in participating for a rescheduled date.

This workshop will provide fundamentals to aid the artist in achieving increased accuracy and success when drawing from life.  Instruction will include the structure of the head, boney landmarks and feature fundamentals.  You will learn tools and skills to assist you in translating what you see to the page with greater accuracy.  As solid drawing forms the foundation for successful painting, these skills will aid you in your own work with your preferred medium.

The instructor will demonstrate and provide individual instruction in a warm and supportive environment.

All levels are welcome. Maximum of 10 students, minimum of 4 students.

*Class fee does not include the nominal model fee.  The amount that each person will  pay is determined by the number of people attending.

Registration deadline:  Friday, April 21
Payment due upon registration; no refunds after 4/22.
Call 781-631-2608 to register or contact: info@marbleheadarts.org

Supply List:

MAA has easels. You are welcome to bring your own easel if desired.
Pencils: 2B
Drawing paper: 9 x 12 or larger
Kneaded eraser

Small mirror
Pencils: 4B, 6B
May bring carbon pencils, toned paper, white chalk (General’s pencil) if desired

About the instructor:

Ellen Grandpre is an award-winning artist living on the North Shore. She is a graduate of Mass College of Art with a degree in painting. She has taught beginning and intermediate painting at the North River Arts Society in Marshfield. She is currently continuing studies at the Academy of Realist Art in Boston. She has participated in juried exhibits and plein air events in Massachusetts. Her most recent one person show was held at the Marblehead Arts Association in August 2014. She recently won best of show awards at Marblehead Festival of the Arts 2015, in painting as well as paint the town exhibit, as well as PTT best of show 2016. She participated in the Annual Regional Juried Exhibit at the Guild of Boston Artists on Newbury St. in 2016. She runs the weekly portrait drop in sessions at Marblehead Arts Association.


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