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The Art of Artificial Lighting for Painting

Photograph
Photograph by David Ginsberg

With David Ginsberg

This two-day workshop includes a lecture and demonstration on the use of controlled lighting for a consistent light source resembling natural light. The hands-on portion of the workshop will be a day and a half of working together on still life setups using various artificial lighting techniques. We will go through a series of steps that will demonstrate some of the various lighting options, as well as using light and shadow as part of the compositional element. Once a satisfactory setup has been established with both the still life and the lighting, participants will be given the option to paint a color sketch of the still life from their set up or continue by working with different light and or set ups. If painting, this will enable you to work through the process of painting with and from artificial light.

Full lecture, demonstration and workshop
Length: 2 days
Tuition: $250
Limit: 17 students

Register for full lecture and workshop

Lecture and demonstration only
Length: 1 day
Tuition: $75
Limit: 40 students

Register lecture & demonstration only

Date Time Description Instructor
9:00am–4:00pm Full lecture, demonstration & workshop David Ginsberg
9:00am–12:00pm Lecture & demonstration only David Ginsberg