Still Life Workshop @ Ossining Arts Council


Sunday, May 22, 2016
9:00 am - 4:00 pm


The Ossining Arts Council is pleased to welcome the return of Dominique Medici to The Steamer Firehouse Gallery for a Still Life Workshop.OCA Still Life Workshop

Saturday, May 21  ~ 9 – 4 PM
Sunday, May 22 ~ 9 – 4 PM

All Skill Levels and Mediums Welcome


Course Outline:

Our ability to paint and draw what we see is a deeply fulfilling and rewarding practice. The great beauty of still life painting is that we can find a dynamic composition wherever we are. For the beginner and advanced student alike there is endless scope for perfection of technique and artistic expression. The diverse forms in both the natural and manmade world have inspired and encouraged artists through the ages. Join in this time honored tradition and take your skills to the next level.

During this workshop I will demonstrate and give individual instruction each day. We will consider the following topics, composition, proportions, developing basic light and shade, modeling of form and finally achieving a good likeness of our subject. My Goal is that each student walks away with a clear understanding of how to approach a still life.

Direct Painting is a technique in which the drawing, tone, color, edge and brush strokes happen simultaneously. The painting is worked “wet into wet” and typically finished in one session. Great Masters of the past like Velasquez, Sargent and Sorolla worked this way. It is a thrilling practice with endless scope for expression.

Course Schedule:

Each day will be broken down as follows:
9:00-10:00  Demo
10:00-12:30  Painting
12:30- 1:00 Lunch
1:00- 4:00    Painting

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Event Location and Ticket Information

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Steamer Gallery of Ossining Arts Council
117 Main Street, 2nd floor
Ossining, NY 10562
Handicap Accessible? Yes

Date: Sunday, May 22, 2016
Times: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Ticket pricing:

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$225 - Returning Student (2-day)
$250 - New Student (2-day)

Presenter: Ossining Arts Council
Presenter Phone: 914.502.4157
Presenter Website:

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