Traditional Realism: Alla Prima Oil Painting with Max Ginsburg ~ March 6-10, 2017

Painting from life WORKSHOP

In this workshop, students will paint from life, observing the model carefully to see and understand the form and also express the character of the individual posing.  The objective of the workshop is to develop skill to paint realistically in the tradition of the Old Masters.  Max will critique each student’s painting daily, give painting from life demonstrations, and give talks about contemporary and traditional art in relation to the paintings we are doing in this workshop.


* Live models daily

* Studies and long poses

* Ginsburg critiques and demonstrations daily

* Discussion of the concepts and procedures CONCEPTS EXPLORED

* Capture the unique character of the model

* Observing form and proportions carefully

* See color as form, using warm and cool colors

* Consider the illusion of depth

* See and paint the relationships of form

Dates:  March 6, 7, 8, 9, 10

Price:  $850




  1. Jane Keeling says:

    I am interested in signing up for the Max Ginsburg workshop.

    • admin says:

      Hi Jane. If you would like to sign up, please give us a call at 941-753-7755. We are closed this week, but will be able to take your call on Tuesday.