Juliette Aristides was one again delighted to teach at the Bay Area Classical Artist Atelier this August. During an intensive 2-week workshop, students delved into painting related issues while exploring an artist's most fascinating subject matter: the human figure.
I am at the stage now where the time I spent in San Francisco is something I wonder - was I there or did I dream it? I am sure the class learned a ton from you this week. I wanted to send you a quote which describes the best kind of teacher: "the mediocre teacher tells, the good teacher explains, the superior teacher demonstrates, the great teacher inspires." Thank you for being a great teacher and artist. - Ann H
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I started working with a new midsize New Wave Art palette a few months ago. It was so gorgeous when it arrived that I hesitated to use it......: Read More
“Nihil Est Virtute Amabilius” (Nothing is sweeter than virtue)
Inscribed on the front of the Gage Academy Building
In the fourth year of the Aristides Atelier, students are encouraged to develop a thesis project. This thesis can take the form of a series of works on a theme, or the utilizing studies leading up to the creation of a large work.
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The figure painting workshop at the Bay Area Classical Artists Atelier in San Carlos CA was an immersion in art.
We spent a week working with a fantastic model Wendell. It was a time of camaraderie, art discussions, demonstrations and working practice. Wednesday evening was a special drawing demonstration and lecture. Linday Dulaney, Director of BACAA, ran a seamless workshop experience for everyone. This was my first time in the new BACAA location which has beautiful north light windows and a small library for students to enjoy during the breaks. I look forward to my next workshop there in the summer......: Read More
Progressions: May 17 – June 7
Opening Reception: Friday, May 18, 6:00pm-8:00pm
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