When: 18/02/2019 - 22/02/2019 — 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
Where: Cwmdu Studios

Charles Weed was born in Champlin Minnesota in 1970.  He studied drawing at the Hermann-Bougie Studios in Minneapolis 1988-1990 and was student and assistant instructor at the studio Cecil-Graves, Florence, Italy 1990-1991.  Intermittently from 1992-96 he became Principal Painting and Drawing Instructor at The Florence Academy of Art.

Since 1996 Charles has lived with Louise Fenne in Amsterdam, Lucca and for the last 15 years near Svendborg, Denmark.

“As exhibiting my work is, in itself, an attempt to meet the spectator at least half-way, I leave the understanding of it up to them”. – Charles

For more information on Charles and his work see here

Charles will be joining us at the WAA to lead a workshop in oil painting.  He will discuss the ‘keying’ of paintings and the relativity of these things.  The process of oil painting itself along with the principles of building up a painting will be the focus of the five days.  We will be engaged in both still life and portrait painting where students will be encouraged to use their paintings as a place to expand their vocabulary and challenge perceptions whilst not being tied to a direct route to a finished product.

The set up will be sight size and models will be used for half of the day.

Maximum of 10 students

 

Tuition Fees     £625

Model Fees       £60

Materials       Oil paint

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