Nov. 28—Dec. 7, 2018, Modern American Realist Master Class at Southern Atelier 10-Day Master Class with Steven Assael

Our Master Class Sessions are a special next level program of study for the for aspiring Professional Artist.

Attending a workshop with a contemporary Master Artist is a dream come true for artists. Steven Assael will bring his experience and talent to Southern Atelier for a 10-day Master Class, November 28 through December 7, 2018. This will be a memorable opportunity for artists to reach new heights of expertise and skill with one of the best contemporary American realist artists.

Assael’s 10-day Master Class at the Southern Atelier focuses on analytical and emotive approaches to painting the human figure. The class will have multiple models in long poses and will use both cool and warm light. Assael will emphasize important aspects of his process, such as the importance of color, value relationships, and the development of form in a related atmosphere. He will review the importance of observation, anatomy, proportion and plane shifts, projecting and receding from the eye and how to create an alla prima technique which involves both scumbling and glazing. The class will also include drawing and painting demonstrations, short lectures and daily critiques by Steven.

The works of Steven Assael speak volumes, and this living master will teach you to harness the beauty and spirit of any individual. Be prepared to be immersed in a fun and intensely focused painting workshop of a lifetime!

A native of New York City, Steven Assael is one of America’s leading contemporary figurative masters. He is a graduate of Pratt Institute in Brooklyn, NY and currently teaches at the School of Visual Arts in NYC and New York Academy Graduate School. His paintings are in public and private collections throughout the country. Assael’s work predominantly portrays the beauty of his subjects, but he also incorporates both their grittiness and their poignancy, all qualities of the modern human struggle. Through his selective process of rendering the human form, he derives his techniques from the Old Masters to create works of art that grab the viewer’s attention and capture the true essence of the model.

(includes model fee)