Thursday, March 19, 2009

Adult Workshop: Oil Painting and the Figure @ Frist - April 18, 19, 2009

Adult Workshop: Oil Painting and the Figure
Saturday and Sunday, April 18 & 19
Frist Center
Registration required, call 744-3355

Saturday, April 18; 10:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m.
Sunday, April 19; 1:00–4:00 p.m.
Frist Center Studios

Terry Thacker, a Nashville-based artist and professor and chair of the fine arts department at Watkins College of Art, Design and Film, will lead this two-day intensive figure painting workshop. On Saturday, the program will begin with a discussion of the works on view in the Paint Made Flesh exhibition, with the focus on the way artists employ of a wide range of painterly effects to suggest the carnal properties and cultural significance of human flesh. Participants will then move to the Frist Center studios where the discussion will continue during a figure painting session with a nude model. On Sunday, participants will continue working in the studio with the model.

Cost: $50 members; $60 non-members. Cost includes all supplies and gallery admission. Participants may bring their own lunches or purchase them in the Frist Center’s cafĂ©.

Register for this program by filling out and returning the Workshop Registration Form or by calling 615.744.3355.

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