Grace Benedict, originally from Canada, and now residing on the Gulf Coast, will visit Clatsop Community College to present a workshop entitled “Design and Figure Drawing” on March 7, 2014 from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at the Clatsop Community College Art Center Drawing and Painting Studio, Room 112, 1799 Lexington in Astoria, OR. The workshop will overlap the timeframe of the Winter Term life drawing class, but limited spaces are available to the public for a fee of $25. Please contact Kristin Shauck at 503-338-2472 for registration information and a materials list.
Selected by juror Clint Brown to exhibit in the 2013 Au Naturel exhibit, Benedict was chosen for a special workshop award. In addition to this workshop, RiverSea Gallery will exhibit recent drawings based on the figure that showcase Benedict’s color and design sensibility. Please join the artist for the gallery reception on Saturday March 8, from 5:00
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The workshop I just attended was amazing – we drew a model every morning and in the afternoons we studied cadavers at Standford Medical School. What an experience. These photos are from the first day – you can see me in the pink sweater with the face mask – looking frightened. First day was freaky, […]
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I will be teaching a ten-week life drawing class starting mid Feb 2014 on Wed evenings. Hone your skills, learn what to do during long poses, learn to capture the weight, character, proportion, placement, structure, form, anatomy, volume, value, texture and expression of the human figure. Ten weeks is enough time to sink your […]
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From the past six months or so. A couple of these are at APU during December along with works from the rest of the Painters Union members. Filed under: figure, painting, Paintings, Portrait Tagged: 2013, art, art for sale, artist, Ashland Painters Union, female nude drawing, figurative, figure, fine art, life drawing, modern art, nude […]
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I am working with Ashland Art Center to put on a Portrait Painting workshop with Andrew Ameral in March 2014. EIGHT DAYS. This gives you enough time to really sink your teeth in. Andy is widely loved as an artist and teacher. He is smart, generous and has a vast amount of experience. A hard […]
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I moderate a weekly uninstructed long pose life drawing session. Every Wed from 6:30 – 9:30 pm $10 AAC Members, $12 General, cash or check only Two weeks in a row (6 hours total) of the same pose. Held at Ashland Art Center, 357 E Main St. Ashland, OR 97520 Drop-in Bring your own materials, […]
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These two pieces are also featured in my Sept APU show. Both are graphite on Stonehenge Paper, both are beautifully framed by Ashland Frameworks and are $500 each. With frame and mat they measure roughly 16″ x 18″. Filed under: Ashland Painters Union, Drawing, figure, For Sale Tagged: 2013, art, Ashland Painters Union, drawing, figurative, […]
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I quit my day job! As of May 1, I’m a full time artist. Yikes! (Just kidding, I’m not really scared about it. Feels great.) I’ve been painting up a storm outside, lots to scan and show, but for now here are a few new drawings.
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The Atelier LaRose classes are on hold as I put more time and energy into making some paintings. I just created an electronic commerce website for selling my pieces. Steven LaRose Fine Art is up and running.
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