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Los Angeles Academy of Figurative Art (LAAFA) - Extension Program

Los Angeles Academy of Figurative Art

http://www.laafa.org

contactus@laafa.org

16926 Saticoy Street, Van Nuys, United States

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The Extension Program is geared toward the working arts professional, part-time student, and recreational artists who are unable to attend our full-time intensive programs, but want serious art instruction from our highly qualified faculty. These classes are conveniently offered weekdays, weekends, and evenings to fit your busy schedule.


For students looking for a full-time curriculum designed to develop your skills with the most efficient use of time, LAAFA offers Degree and Atelier Programs.


Schedule of Classes:


LAAFA offers classes for students of all levels. We provide all of our students the opportunity to have their work reviewed by one of our highly qualified teachers in order to help them decide which classes are best for them. Let our experienced faculty help you work toward your goal of becoming a well-trained artist.


Workshops and Events:


We are fortunate to have Master Fine Artists and Major Studio Entertainment Artists visit LAAFA and share their wealth of knowledge with our students. We are proud that LAAFA is their school of choice.


Click here to view our list of visiting artists.


Online Classes:


Students who are unable to attend LAAFA have the opportunity to take online foundational classes. Currently available: 10-week Ecorché/3D Anatomy -Rey Bustos - Available Now, Drawing the Portrait From Charcoal (Full Demonstration) - Nathan Fowkes - Available Now, 10-week Drawing the Portrait in Charcoal - Nathan Fowkes - Available Now. Schedule online class releases in 2013: Imaginatomy - Rey Bustos, Figure Painting - Max Ginsburg, Alla Prima Painting - David Leffel, Life Painting (with Drapery and Folds) - Ron Lemen, Figure Construction - Ron Lemen, Color Theory - Bill Perkins, Composition - Bill Perkins and Drawing from Imagination - Glenn Vilppu.


For details on our classes, scholarships, and all of our programs, log on to www.laafa.org for your convenience.


Virtual Tour: www.laafa.org/facilities

Website http://www.laafa.org
Contact email contactus@laafa.org
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Los Angeles Academy of Figurative Art (LAAFA) - Extension Program

16926 Saticoy Street

Van Nuys, United States

contactus@laafa.org

Adrienne by Nathan Fowkes

Birdcage by Daniel Bilmes

Head Construction by Ramon Hurtado

Seascape by Ruo Li

Along the Appian Way by Sharon Weaver

Poet by Kate Savage

Sara by Vadim Zanginian

Supplemental Resources by Danny Galieote

17 July 2017 to 11 September 2017

WATERCOLOR PORTRAITURE


16926 Saticoy St, Los Angeles, CA 91406


499 USD

The overall objective of the class is to show the vast range and flexibility of watercolor by exploring, experimenting and developing creativity of each piece. We will be using carefully picked photo references.

17 July 2017 to 07 August 2017

WATERCOLOR PORTRAITURE


16926 Saticoy St, Los Angeles, CA 91406


254 USD

The overall objective of the class is to show the vast range and flexibility of watercolor by exploring, experimenting and developing creativity of each piece. We will be using carefully picked photo references.

14 August 2017 to 11 September 2017

Watercolor Portraiture


16926 Saticoy St, Los Angeles, CA 91406


254 USD

The overall objective of the class is to show the vast range and flexibility of watercolor by exploring, experimenting and developing creativity of each piece. We will be using carefully picked photo references.

10 July 2017 to 11 September 2017

Classical Indirect Figure Painting


16926 Saticoy St, Los Angeles, CA 91406


599 USD

This class will introduce students to traditional layering methodologies with the use of strategic palettes.

17 July 2017 to 11 September 2017

Alla Prima Painting Master Studies


16926 Saticoy St, Los Angeles, CA 91406


499 USD

In this class, we will study the old masters and learn from the important questions they would have had to ask themselves.

08 August 2017 to 12 September 2017

Watercolor Painting Florals


16926 Saticoy St, Los Angeles, CA 91406


499 USD

Students will work with transparent watercolors exclusively in order to further develop planning, as well as drafting skills and the characteristic watercolor glow.

18 July 2017 to 05 September 2017

Old Masters Portrait Painting


16926 Saticoy St, Los Angeles, CA 91406


629 USD

During the golden age of painting from the 1600s-1900s, painting took on a sculptural approach, where brushstrokes reigned supreme in carving out form and texture.

11 July 2017 to 12 September 2017

Color and Light Theory


16926 Saticoy St, Los Angeles, CA 91406


579 USD

Color Theory will introduce the student to the properties of color and how color is affected by light.

18 July 2017 to 05 September 2017

Figure Construction (Head, Hands, and Feet)


16926 Saticoy St, Los Angeles, CA 91406


499 USD

This class is designed to provide students with a solid understanding of the head, hands, and feet.

02 August 2017 to 06 September 2017

Animal Sculpting


16926 Saticoy St, Los Angeles, CA 91406


499 USD

In this course students will make a sculpture working from a live model at the LA Zoo, the lesser Kudu.

19 July 2017 to 06 September 2017

Portrait Painting (Indirect Method)


16926 Saticoy St, Los Angeles, CA 91406


599 USD

Indirect painting class will introduce aesthetics of old masters using techniques of grisaille, glazing, and painting with a limited color palette.

19 July 2017 to 09 August 2017

Portrait Painting (Indirect Method from Photo Reference)


16926 Saticoy St, Los Angeles, CA 91406


349 USD

Indirect painting class will introduce aesthetics of old masters using techniques of grisaille, glazing, and painting with a limited color palette.

16 August 2017 to 06 September 2017

Portrait Painting (Indirect Method from a Model)


16926 Saticoy St, Los Angeles, CA 91406


349 USD

Indirect painting class will introduce aesthetics of old masters using techniques of grisaille, glazing, and painting with a limited color palette.

19 July 2017 to 13 September 2017

Watercolor Essentials


16926 Saticoy St, Los Angeles, CA 91406


499 USD

Learn to succeed with watercolors and have fun doing it!

19 July 2017 to 16 August 2017

Watercolor Essentials


16926 Saticoy St, Los Angeles, CA 91406


254 USD

Learn to succeed with watercolors and have fun doing it!

19 July 2017 to 06 September 2017

Figure Quick Sculpt


16926 Saticoy St, Los Angeles, CA 91406


499 USD

In this class, students will create multiple small figures, observed quickly from life.

20 July 2017 to 07 September 2017

Tonal Figure Drawing


16926 Saticoy St, Los Angeles, CA 91406


549 USD

This class will focus on the methods used to create the illusion of light on the human form.

20 July 2017 to 10 August 2017

Tonal Figure Drawing


16926 Saticoy St, Los Angeles, CA 91406


349 USD

This class will focus on the methods used to create the illusion of light on the human form.

17 August 2017 to 07 September 2017

Tonal Figure Drawing


16926 Saticoy St, Los Angeles, CA 91406


349 USD

This class will focus on the methods used to create the illusion of light on the human form.

20 July 2017 to 07 September 2017

Figure Quick Sketch Workshop


16926 Saticoy St, Los Angeles, CA


200 USD

This is an uninstructed open drawing class where the model will be posing from 5-20 minute poses.

20 July 2017 to 07 September 2017

Creature Sculpting with Zbrush


16926 Saticoy St, Los Angeles, CA 91406


499 USD

Jump into an in-depth approach to creating compelling creatures and conceptual art.

21 July 2017 to 06 September 2017

Still Life & Portraiture Painting in Acrylics


16926 Saticoy St, Los Angeles, CA 91406


499 USD

In this class we will explore the fundamentals of acrylic painting with Portraiture from live models.

21 July 2017 to 11 August 2017

Still Life Painting in Acrylics


16926 Saticoy St, Van Nuys, Los Angeles, CA 91406


254 USD

In this class we will explore the fundamentals of acrylic painting. Using Masters techniques, we will concentrate on working from the still life to learn the basics of using this modern medium to create form, learn color mixing, and create images that mimic the effect of oil without the use of solvents and mediums.

18 August 2017 to 06 September 2017

Portraiture Painting in Acrylics


16926 Saticoy St, Los Angeles, CA 91406


254 USD

In this class we will explore the fundamentals of acrylic painting with Portraiture from live models

21 July 2017 to 08 September 2017

Long Pose Figure Workshop


16926 Saticoy St, Los Angeles, CA 91406


275 USD

This is an open and uninstructed long-pose FIGURE painting and/or drawing workshop.

22 July 2017 to 16 September 2017

Basic Drawing Fundamentals


16926 Saticoy St, Los Angeles, CA 91406


499 USD

This course is designed as an introduction to the basic principles of visual perception, the students will learn how to construct objects using the block in technique, as well as understand basic rules of Light and Shade Theory, including the process/technique of rendering form.

22 July 2017 to 12 August 2017

Basic Drawing Fundamentals


16926 Saticoy St, Los Angeles, CA 91406


254 USD

This course is designed as an introduction to the basic principles of visual perception, the students will learn how to construct objects using the block in technique, as well as understand basic rules of Light and Shade Theory, including the process/technique of rendering form.

19 August 2017 to 16 September 2017

Basic Drawing Fundamentals


16926 Saticoy St, Los Angeles, CA 91406


254 USD

This course is designed as an introduction to the basic principles of visual perception, the students will learn how to construct objects using the block in technique, as well as understand basic rules of Light and Shade Theory, including the process/technique of rendering form.

05 August 2017 to 16 September 2017

Landscape Painting (Plein Air)


16926 Saticoy St, Los Angeles, CA 91406


579 USD

Learn the fundamentals necessary for successful landscape painting in the open air (plein air).

23 July 2017 to 17 September 2017

Portrait Drawing and Painting


16926 Saticoy St, Los Angeles, CA 91406


499 USD

Ever wanted to create more realistic drawings and paintings, and not sure how to go about it?

23 July 2017 to 13 August 2017

Portrait Drawing and Painting


16926 Saticoy St, Los Angeles, CA 91406


254 USD

Ever wanted to create more realistic drawings and paintings, and not sure how to go about it?

20 August 2017 to 17 September 2017

Portrait Drawing and Painting


16926 Saticoy St, Los Angeles, CA 91406


254 USD

Ever wanted to create more realistic drawings and paintings, and not sure how to go about it?