Alzofon Art Institute
Would you like to take skill clinics and workshops with me?
Academic Figure Workshops
& Skill Clinics
Here, find some up-close details of some of my paintings
(and one drawing), and some discussion to augment the content of the American
Artist article, January 2002 issue, on my portrait painting.
Magazine discusses a few
of my painting techniques
Every time I bring out my book of black and white chalk
on blue paper academies by Prud'hon, I get excited, my students get excited,
everybody gets excited. So I thought I would get you excited too:
An Investigation into the Technique of a Great
19th Century Draughtsman
Here's the first lesson that went up in the Academy:
Color Drawing - Head
My local art supply store gave me a fun project:
Recommend two eight-piece pastel sets -- one for portrait and one landscape.
Then, explain why I picked those colors.
Design Two Small Pastel Sets
In this ever-expanding lesson, we will explore shade,
light, reflection and other tone related influences on our perception of
Shade, Light & Form Modeling
I teach life drawing. Here is some of the information
I cover on the first day of class.
Lesson I: Gesture - The Foundation
of Figurative Art
Can't figure out how to get dramatic distance shifts
in your paintings? Play with some of these ideas.
Spatial Relationships in Landscape
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Rebecca Alzofon can be e-mailed at firstname.lastname@example.org
This page last updated: June 9, 2002