The Studio

Founded by Martin Ahrens and Joyce Hall

The Studio Newsletter
Where to begin. Have been off the newsletter radar for several months. Thanks to Kris Starling for keeping up the Studio news on our Facebook page. Go to The Studio by Joyce Hall for daily updates on classes and workshops.
Classes have been very busy and many student are taking advantage of Open Studio days. The workshops have covered Flat Brush Impressionism, Facial Features, Landscape Impressionism, Animal Portraits, Mixing Grays and Custom Colors, Interiors, Buildings and Streetscapes and Portraits. We will keep going strong all summer. 
Tuesday May 23 I took a group to Riverbanks Zoo and Gardens to sketch and photograph.
Up Coming Workshops
Updated Value Palette. We will revisit the workshop that is the basis for mastering color and value theory.
July 13 and 14    9:30-3:30     $150
Mixing and Tubing Grays and Custom Colors. Go home from this one day workshop with several hand painted color charts, several tubes of custom colors created by you as well as a better understanding of how to achieve a desired color.
July 21     9:30- 3:30          $80
Portrait and Full Figure Portrait. Laying in and developing a full color portrait from your own photo.
August 17 and 18    9:30- 3:30      $150
Eyes. Everything you need to know to paint the soul of human or animal portrait. Every color and every angle ( painting eyeglasses as well).
September 1     9:30- 3:30    $80
Painting Night Scenes. How to capture moonlight, street lights, sunset and other night lights.
September 14 and 15      9:30- 3:30       $150
I will be teaching an impressionist workshop at Grandfather Mountain August 10-11 and a workshop in Cheraw SC on Sept. 21 and 22.

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