Art Students League of New York on Painting: Lessons and by James Lancel McElhinney

By James Lancel McElhinney

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A lushly illustrated, entire consultant to portray in all media from the celebrated visible arts schooling establishment paintings scholars League of recent York.

The artwork scholars League of recent York is America’s signature paintings college, run by means of artists for artists. based in 1875, it has nurtured scholars like Jackson Pollock and Georgia O’Keefe. this present day, greater than 2,500 scholars of every age, backgrounds, and talent degrees research there every one month. 

This detailed e-book brings you into the studio study rooms of a few of the League’s so much celebrated painters—including William Scharf, Mary Beth McKenzie, Henry Finkelstein, and Knox Martin—for classes on quite a few primary subject matters, idiosyncratic ways, and quirky philosophies. Scanning the desk of contents is like flipping via a path catalog: do you need to take Naomi Campbell’s “Working huge in Watercolor,” James McElhinney’s “Journal portray and Composition,” Sharon Sprung’s “Figure portray from lifestyles in Oil,” or Ellen Eagle’s “Poetic Realism in Pastel”? Now you can—from the relief of your house studio (or residing room). 

Richly illustrated with art from the League’s huge records, its teachers, and its scholars, this consultant will encourage painters throughout all mediums, matters, and kinds.

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