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2 Day Portrait Painting Workshop with Drawing Exercises   CANCELED

​Saturday & Sunday  10:00 am - 4:00 pm 

April 18, 19, 2020

Artist Teacher: Yuka Imata


Workshop Description:

Overcome common problems when painting by learning fundamental elements of the initial drawing.

On the first day in the morning, you will learn how to simplify into light and shadow shapes, then how to create soft and hard edges to show depth of space. The instructor will guide you on how to check the drawing using tried and true tools and methods. From the afternoon, the instructor will explain her step by step approach to painting by demonstrating with a live model, building form and creating depth of space by working with soft and hard edges.


On Second day, instructor will show how to create gradation with multiple colors and how to create soft and hard edges in oil. 

To register and pay: $250 payable in advance. 

Register now to reserve your spot at http://www.yukaimata.com/nalworkshop.html


About the Instructor:

Yuka Imata was born in Sapporo, Japan, and moved to the United States to attend the Massachusetts College of Art, in Boston, where she earned a bachelor's degree. She studied at the Art Students League of New York, in Manhattan, and studied independently in Spain and Italy for nine months through a Xavier Gonzales and Ethel Edwards Travel Grant. Imata has received additional grants and awards from the Salmagundi Club, the Catharine Lorillard Wolfe Art Club, the Art Students League of New York, and the Massachusetts College of Art. Her work has shown at the Chelsea Art Museum, the Salmagundi Club, the National Arts Club, the Cork Gallery in Lincoln Center, and the Art Students League of New York, all in New York City; the Korean embassy, in Washington, D.C.; the Copley Society of Art, in Boston, as well as overseas in Florence, Italy, Tokyo, Fukuoka, and Yokohama in Japan.