NEW ONLINE WORKSHOP: Experimental Figure Painting in Mixed Media by Lisa L. Cyr

NEW ONLINE PAINTING WORKSHOP: Experimental Figure Painting in Mixed Media with Lisa L. Cyr 

Lisa Cyr Mythical Figure Painting

This highly informative online workshop will explore experimental approaches to figure painting in thematic settings using a mixed-media approach. Both two-dimensional  and three-dimensional techniques will be covered, including employing alternative working surfaces, transparent and opaque painting techniques, texturing the surface with additive and subtractive processes, building the visual architecture, working in bas-relief and utilizing innovative mixed-media techniques to create intriguing effects.

In addition, ideation and conceptual development strategies will be covered, including developing personal content through journalism, research and reference gathering techniques, utilizing an inspiration wall and producing  value and color studies. To assist artists in their own creative path, topics on nurturing the creative spirit within, embracing a multidisciplinary mindset and creating message-driven art will also be covered.

For figurative artists who are looking to push their work to the next level, this exciting online workshop will reveal valuable insights and techniques that will remain an ongoing source of creative inspiration!

Course registration comes with digital downloads of :

Experimental Painting by artist and author Lisa L. Cyr

The Artist’s Magazine: Portrait Painting in Oil

The Artist’s Magazine: Daniel E. Greene Essential Lessons in Oil Painting

American Artist: Portrait and Figure Painting Highlights  

Start Date:  January 6, 2015

Course Length: 6 weeks

Tuition:  $299.99

What You’ll Learn:

How to create signature, content-driven figurative work, utilizing experimental, mixed-media approaches   

Who should take this course:

§     Intermediate and advanced artists that are interested in taking their figurative work to the next level

§     Artists who are interested in knowing how mixed-media techniques can add that magical, transforming element to their work

Course Syllabus:

Week One: Ideation & Concept Development

Week Two: Compositional Development

Week Three: Value & Color Studies

Week Four: Preparing the Working Ground

Week Five: Figure in an Environment

Week Six: Work in Process 

Final Review


Lisa L. Cyr  (www.cyrstudio.com) is an accomplished multidisciplinary artist and author with a content-driven approach. Her highly imaginative, fantasy-inspired works use layers of metaphor and allegory to stimulate curiosity, provoke thought and encourage further inspection. A poetic, rhythmic synthesis of drawing, painting, collage and assemblage, Cyr’s visually tactile, mixed-media work is composed to collectively create a new reality with a more expressive, symbolic arrangement. An artist member of the Society of Illustrators NYC and the International Society of Experimental Artists, Cyr’s work has been featured in numerous magazines, books and online. She has authored seven books on art and design and writes for many of the creative industry’s leading art publications. In addition, Cyr gives workshops across the country and teaches in several of the top MFA graduate programs.

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