Design in Fine Art Painting from the Southern Shore Art Association

By: Southern Shore Art Association Last Updated: September 6, 2011

Paint-brushes“Design in Fine Art Painting” with instructor, Neil Keinitz, will be a twelve-session class beginning on September 22nd, Thursday afternoons from 1:30-3:30 and September 23rd, Friday mornings from 9:30am-11:30.

These classes will be for anyone working in a two dimensional medium that includes color (charcoal, graphite, etc. would not work for this class). Neil's description of the class is as follows:

"This course can dramatically improve the quality of your work. It is a comprehensive approach to design, addressing the ten elements and seven principles of design. We will list and define all of them, analyze the works of some old masters and modern masters to see how all of them use these same elements and principles, and then apply them to our own work. This course is for two dimensional work only. You may work in the medium of your choice as long as it includes the element of color. You would be responsible for your own supplies.

Composition and design are often presented in a fragmented, disjointed and abstract manner causing considerable confusion for those wanting to improve in these critical areas. This comprehensive approach will clear up the confusion and enable participants to see and understand the big picture and how all of the pieces fit into the puzzle. Although technique must be considered in every class, this class will not focus on technique but rather on design. However, technique will be addressed on an individual basis whenever necessary."

Cost is $150 (members) or $170 (non-members) for the 12-class session. Classes will take place in the Classroom, 2nd Floor, at the SSAA, 722 Franklin Street, Michigan City, IN. Contact directly.

Southern Shore Art Association is a non-profit association, 501-C3, registered with the State of Indiana.