Focus on Figures Exhibit
Online entry deadline – Monday, March 6, Midnight
Exhibit dates - April 15 - May 6, 2023
Focus on Figures Events:
Two-Day Workshop with Antonio Lones
Painting the Figure with the “Zorn Palette”
Enhance your skills in this two-day workshop led by the award-winning artist, Antonio Lones. Working with the figure from life can be a difficult task, especially when including a wide range of skin tones. During this informative journey, you will gain insight into efficient strategies to achieve accurate skin tones with a limited palette. On the first day, Antonio will provide a lecture and demonstration, while the second day allows you to put your new knowledge into practice while focusing on a live model.
Drop-In Open Figure Drawing Session
All artists are invited to attend an open studio session working from a nude model. There will be no instruction. All materials and experience levels are welcome. Artists need to be at least 18.
Session and Model fee: $10
Registration: Not required but reservations are suggested as our limit is 20 people
Alla Prima Portrait Demonstration by Antonio Lones
Pick up from exhibition follows immediately afterwards
Free and no registration required! Join Antonio to learn how to master the difficulty of completing a portrait from life in a single sitting. This is a challenging technique, and he will share the methods that he utilizes in order to produce an accurate and finished piece in a short timeframe.
Drawing the Figure for Grades 8-12
NRAS is excited to offer a clothed figure drawing opportunity for students, grades 8-12, who may be interested in drawing the figure or require figure drawing for college applications. The open studio will be guided by Mike DiRado and students will have the opportunity to draw the figure in various poses over the course of 2 hours.