Instructor: Brett Gamache
August 20 - 24
Monday - Friday
1 - 4 pm
5 Sessions

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This painting workshop focuses on simplification of the human figure, in terms of both color and form, working from direct observation,. Topics covered include value and temperature studies, demystifying skin tones through color mixing exercises, and understanding basic anatomy. Historical and contemporary figure paintings will be presented and live demonstrations provided. We will work directly from the nude model each day. A variety of standing, seated, and reclining poses will be covered throughout the week. Some painting experience is recommended. Oil painting is the preferred medium.

Brett X. Gamache received his MFA in Painting from the University of New Hampshire. He is a Fulbright recipient (Italy).and has attended artist residencies at the Vermont Studio Center, Virginia Center for the Creative Arts and the Goetemann Residency at Rocky Neck Art Colony. Brett teaches art courses at the Cambridge Center for Adult Education, Massachusetts College of Art & Design, and at Montserrat College of Art. He exhibits his artwork at the George Marshall Store Gallery in York, Maine.