Events/Classes

Events/Classes

Events:

Open Studios Under the Full Moon: Friday, September 16, 6-9pm; Metal Arts Village; 3230 N. Dodge Blvd, studio “e”. All studios open, refreshments and live music! A monthly event, family friendly.

Demonstration on landscape painting: Saturday, October 1, time TBA, Contents Interior, Tucson. Grand re-opening event.

Classes:

Academic year 2016-17: Skill based art curriculum designed and administered for high performing K-8 Tucson charter school Academy of Math and Sciences. Focus is on building a Fine Arts track for middle school.

Invitation critique sessions for Atelier students Fall and Spring 2016-17 at Tucson Classical Atelier.

Summer 2016: Betina Fink will be instructing at Summer Fine Arts a unique and prestigious fine arts program for K-5 students in Tucson, AZ. Held at The Gregory School.

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Classes in painting and drawing have ongoing start dates, and are held at Betina Fink Arts/Tucson Classical Atelierstudio “e” at the Metal Arts Village, Tucson. (3230 N Dodge Blvd/at Ft Lowell, in Tucson.)  In 2014 Betina founded the Tucson Classical Atelier; the website with schedule and philosophy is here. TCA is a school of fine art based on classical and traditional methods.

Winter  2016 schedule of classes is here! Schedule.

Students buying supplies at Sarnoff’s Art and Writing  and Arizona Art Supply are eligible for a discount.

Resources:

“Painting as a Pasttime” by Sir Winston S. Churchill.

“Lessons in Classical Drawing” by Juliette Aristides.

“Drawing Lessons from the Masters” by Robert Beverly Hale.

“Charles Bargue Drawing Course” by Gerald Ackerman.

 

 

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Images from projects by students:

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Feathers color study in oil by Lourdes.
Bargue study of Brutus, by Yukie.
Bargue study of Brutus, by Yukie.
Grisaille (grey underpainting) of shell in oil, by Joy; Classical Painting studies.
Grisaille (grey underpainting) of shell in oil, by Joy; Classical Painting studies.
Bargue study of Homer, by Evelynn.
Bargue study of Homer, by Evelynn.

For more information about Charles Bargue portrait and figurative work click here.

Further perusal of the importance of realist applications as a foundation for any art practice, available here.

 

Homer in oil, by BF.
Homer in oil, by BF.

 

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Homer

In one of the projects we draw curling bamboo:

Building the form and space of a live curling bamboo plant.
Building the form and space of a live curling bamboo plant.

In one of the projects we will paint an animal skull:

Deer skull with spot light.
Deer skull in 3/4 light.
Badger skull, first color pass in oil.
Student Badger skull, first color pass in oil.

Student color pencil drawing below, by Connie Price-Johnson.

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