Those wanting to get in close touch with renowned artists and learn what they have to share from their knowledge and experience can register for the American Artist’s Weekend With the Masters Intensive: New York City, which will take place in several locations between June 20-26, 2011.
Designed according to a track system, the intensive programme will focus on representational figurative, portrait, or interior subject matter, namely Classical Figure Drawing, Figure in Color (Oil), Professional Portraiture, Figure & Still Life in Watercolor, Figure & Still Life in Pastel, Contemporary Realism Figure in Oil, Allegorical Figure & Landscape, Sculpted Figure in Bronze, and Illustration, where enrollees will select a specific block of study of similar subject matter, media, and style led by a group of New York-area artists. Depending on the track, instructors and students will be working in either drawing media, oil, pastel, watercolor, or sculpture. The requested materials list can be consulted here.
The Weekend With the Masters Intensive: New York City will include in its special evening events a painting demonstration by Nelson Shanks on the 23rd at the National Arts Club, a challenging panel discussion, and museum tours led by history experts.
Closing reception will take place at the Arcadia Fine Arts gallery.
The Event Flat Rate Fee for the Weekend With the Masters New York City Intensive Standard Master-Participant for 3 ½ days of instruction and special evening events is $1,495. The John Howard Sanden track is $1,195 for 3 days of instruction. The Metropolitan Museum of Art Tour on Friday night, June 24 is an optional event for participants with an additional $30 admittance fee.
Weekend With the Masters Intensive: New York City is being organized by the team behind the acclaimed Weekend With the Masters Workshop & Conference.
The historic Salmagundi Club will be the event headquarters and location for some of the evening festivities.
Read about the Weekend With the Masters Workshop & Conference 2011, that will take place in Monterey Bay, California (September 7 through 10, 2011).