Carol Broman Fine Art
Study

Workshops and Classes

Upcoming Workshops:

CLASSICAL FIGURE DRAWING
January 18, 19 & 20, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Center for the Arts Bonita Springs
Center for Visual Arts
10150 Bonita Beach Road
Bonita Springs, FL 34135
Instructor: Carol Broman

Three-day Intensive that introduces the student to drawing principles in the classical aesthetic applied to the study of the human form. Students will learn how to abstract form with the block-in and then refine their drawing to a carefully rendered finish.

    Supply list:
  • Range of Graphite Pencils: 4b, 2b, hb, 2h 4h
  • Kneaded Eraser
  • Thin and long Knitting Needle (for measurement)
  • 2 sheets of toned Drawing Paper (light to mid-value)
  • Drawing Surface or board
  • Clips, Tape


PORTRAIT DRAWING IN THREE COLORS
February 10, 2018 @ 9:30 am - 3:00 pm

Center for the Arts Bonita Springs
Center for Visual Arts
10150 Bonita Beach Road
Bonita Springs, FL 34135
Instructor: Carol Broman

One-day intensive focused on the classical method of using three tones: red, black and white to create the illusion of form and atmosphere through tone. A favored method of Renaissance and Venetian artists, this approach to drawing using three colors (“trios-couleurs”) is an important historical aspect of 19th century and modern atelier practice.

    Supply list:
  • Toned* Paper CAnson or Fabriano Artistico Cold or Hot Press
  • Prismacolor Brown or Terra Cotta pencil
  • Prismacolor Black or ebony or 2B graphite drawing pencil
  • Mechanical pencil eraser
  • Kneaded eraser
  • Benerals White Charcoal Pencil
  • (Optional) Walnut or Raw Umber Ink
  • *Student may tone his or her own paper in advance or watch teacher demonstratin using optional ink indicated above.


COLOR GESTURE - via the Poster Study
March 17, 2018 @ 9:30 am - 3:00 pm

Center for the Arts Bonita Springs
Center for Visual Arts
10150 Bonita Beach Road
Bonita Springs, FL 34135
Instructor: Carol Broman

One-day workshop that explores the study of color composition thorough the practice of poster painting applied to the human figure. A poster is a small, simplified key of the light seen throughout a subject and serves as a first impression of the overall character of color. Color mixing, color theory and palette organization will also be covered.

    Supply list:
  • Recommended Portrait Palette (Winsor & Newton Artist Oil Color or similar brand):
    1. Titanium White
      Cadmium Yellow
      Yellow Ochre
      Raw Umber
      Cadmium Orange
      Burnt Sienna
      Cadmium Red
      Alizrin Crimson
      Viridian (Green)
      French Ultramarine(Blue)
      Ivory Back
  • Odorless Solvent in sealable container
  • Palette Knife
  • Rags/Paper Towels
  • Wooden palette or similiar surface for paint mixing
  • Assortment of synthetic sable brushes (long handle) sizes 0-6, synthetic or nylon, rounds and filbert style
  • 2-4 Small Panels (8x10 or smaller) Oil or acrylic primed canvas, linen, paper or wood painting surfaces - the smoother the surface the better. Surface should be toned with opaque application of neutral gray mid-tone value and dry ! by time of class. (you can use mat board throw-aways from local framer or rigid bristol board primed with neutral gray acrylic)
  • Palette Knife (2-1/4” blade - somewhat fine point; Reference: Lowell Cornel J-12
  • (Optional) Mahl stick to steady hand
  • (Optional) Binoculars to see detail