3-Day UART Workshop with Otto Sturcke: “Step by Step Still Life: An Approach to Classical Realism”
Location: RUMC, Redondo Beach, CA
Date: Thursday March 14 – Saturday March 16, 2019
Skill level: Beginner to advanced
Number of Workshop Days: 3
In this step-by-step workshop, Otto Stürcke shares time-honored techniques in combination with contemporary techniques to achieve effects to your fulfillment. Class will include morning lectures on different application approaches to suit your style along with key academic points to always keep in your art journey toolbox: Things like the importance of value, the visual phenomenon known as simultaneous contrast, the principles of light on objects, the misconception and versatility of the pastel medium, and the importance of composition and storytelling.
Students will dive into fun instructional activities and continue to work on their own pieces from provided photo reference and still life set ups. Otto Stürcke will demonstrate the versatility of the pastel medium through a variety of applied techniques and tools. This class is great for beginners to advanced alike since much of Otto’s teaching involves breaking down art theory and putting observation into practice through fun and informative workshops.
UART paper will be provided to each student. Coffee, water, fruit and pastries will be provided in the morning for all attendees.