Private and semi-private art classes are available
Classes are held in an arts studio located in a vibrant arts community. ADDRESS: 119 Ingraham Street, Studio 224 East Williamsburg, Brooklyn.
Please e-mail for further information at Thomaslegaspi@gmail.com or to RESERVE NOW click on the bottom of this page.
Oil Painting Class
Saturdays 3:30 PM-6:00 PM
$40 per class with your own supplies/ $50 per class if supplies are provided
Oil painting class for all levels of experience and skill level. Students will learn the basic principals of oil painting, oil products, and development from concept to execution.
2 day watercolor workshop July 13th and 14th
A watercolor workshop that focuses on the basic fundamentals of watercolor as a transparent painting medium. Techniques of composition, planning, layering, masking and using additives such as iodized salt and hair driers will be explained and demonstrated.
Day 1 : 10:00 AM - 12:00PM (lunch) The beginning of the workshop focuses on watercolor application, different papers, various brushes, masking agents, frisket film, and speeding up drying time. Then the participants will start to focus on their individual project. 12:45 PM - 3:45 will focus on individual one-on-one painting discussion and painting
Day2 : 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM (lunch) The course begins with a demonstration exercise on watercolor panel. then proceeds to individual painting continuing work from the previous day. 12:45- 3:45 starts out with a 30 min gouache demonstration, and then proceeds to finishing the individual watercolor painting or paintings.
Figural Narrative Painting
4 Day Painting Workshop with models. July 18th - July 21th with an optional return day for critiques.
Day 1 : 10:00 AM - 3:00PM This unique painting workshop offers models for the first two day of the course. Participants will have the opportunity to photograph the model(s) that they wish to use, edit and then print. Participants will then prep their painting surfaces for the painting. There will be a one-on-one consultation for each of the participants to discuss particulars of their painting projects as well as a lecture on basic Photoshop manipulations for painting purposes.
Day 2 : 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM (lunch) 12:45 PM - 3:15 PM The participants will lay down the composition, and start their narrative painting.
Day 3 : 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM (lunch) 1:45 PM - 4:45 PM Full painting Day with personal consultation.
Day 4 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM (lunch) 1:45 PM - 4:45 PM Full Painting Day with personal consultation.
There will be an optional day for group critiques, or an on-line forum for critiques after 2 weeks.
Alla Prima Portrait Painting
2 day Alla Prima Portrait painting workshop from an art model. August 3rd and 4th. Drawing from classical methods the workshops discusses artistic anatomy, proportion, and alla prima procedures.
Day 1. 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Live demonstration with model. (model/lunch break) 12:45 PM - 3:30 PM Participants will follow suit with their alla prima painting with one-on-one consultation and instruction.
Day 2 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM Live demonstration with model. (model /lunch break) 1:15 PM - 4:15 PM Participants will paint alla prima with one-on-one consultation and instruction.