Session Two: August 6 - 10Monday - Friday, 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.
This foundation course focuses on direct and indirect oil painting methods. Emphasis will be placed on developing skills to paint the subject in terms of form, color, light, tone and texture. The instructor will demonstrate techniques in layering paint and use of mediums.
Michael Viera, a Connecticut native was born in 1973. He studied at the Lyme Academy College of Fine Arts in Old Lyme CT, where he received a BFA in painting in 1996. Michael received his Masters of Fine Art in Painting from The New York Academy of Art in 2001. Mr. Viera has awards from the National Arts Club, New York and The New Haven Paint and Clay Club, where his work is part of their permanent collection.
Working with both Figurative Narrative and in Landscape, Michael emotes depth of space and mood through selective brushwork and illuminating glazes. His paintings have been described as “reserved intensity, unique in style that incorporates haunting light and depth of texture with clean geometric compositions.”
Michael’s most recent shows were at the Peter Marcelle Gallery, Southampton, NY and Gerald Peter’s Gallery, New York and Santa Fe, NM.
Learn more about Michael Viera on his website at michaelviera.com.
*Tuition includes all art supplies, materials and software licensing fees.
NOTE: All classes are open to high school students, freshman through seniors, with beginning to advanced level art training who want to further explore or expand their technical skills and artistic ability.
Monday, Jul. 16 - 1:00 pmtoFriday, Aug. 10 7:00 pm