Plein Air in Tuscany, Day 1

June 5, 2016By Costa Vavagiakispainting abroad

morning Got up to paint the Tuscan sunrise, but painted the Tuscan fog instead. Some students came out to paint with me. I gave some general advice on setting up and variations on topics of interest and strategies of procedure. After a wonderful Tuscan breakfast, we set up at the terra cotta terrace on the … Read More

Opening Reception Tomorrow!

April 27, 2016By Costa Vavagiakisannouncements

The Student Concours: Tradition in Atelier Education Each year from January to May, work of Art Students League of New York students is exhibited in the Phyllis Harriman Mason Gallery. The “Student Concours” exhibit showcases the work of all the school’s students in every discipline (painting, drawing, printmaking, sculpture, mixed media). Each week the exhibit … Read More

Announcing 2016 NYC Summer Portrait Workshops

April 22, 2016By Costa Vavagiakisannouncements

PORTRAIT PAINTING Monday–Friday, June 13–17, 2016 | 9:00 AM–5:00 PM | $900 This all-day all-week workshop is designed to help the student learn the finer points of this time-honored art form. All the stages of the portrait painting process will be examined from the under-painting to the completed portrait. Students will develop a good foundation … Read More