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Course Description

Study how the fall light can evoke mood and meaning by focusing on painting interior spaces. From portraying history to capturing contemporary life, interior environments have the power to spark imagination and create psychological narrative. Elizabeth will demonstrate various technical approaches to painting the illusion of light on a variety of surfaces, and how to utilize architectural and atmospheric perspective accurately and effectively. Students are welcome to work from personal photographs, class references, or master paintings, with or without figures. A basic knowledge of color mixing and drawing is required in this intermediate and advanced level class.

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Al materials included, but you are welcome to bring your own.

Interior Spaces 18+

Elizabeth Congdon

Elizabeth Congdon is an oil painter best known for her floral still lifes and plein-air landscapes. She received her BA in Art at University of California at Santa Cruz, and her MFA with honors in Painting at Laguna College of Art and Design. She grew up in New York City, and later moved to Jamestown, RI, where she co-founded the Jamestown Arts Center. She has been a member of the AAN since 1998, and now is the Director of Adult Programming. She is represented on Nantucket by Robert Foster Fine Art.
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