Ridgewood, NJ. Rebecca J. Leer, oil painter announced today that she is instructing the East Studio Workshop Intensive “Figure Drawing for Draftsmen and Painters” on July 13, 2013, 9 AM – 4 PM at the Ridgewood Art Institute 12 East Glen Ave., Ridgewood, NJ. Contact Rebecca Leer at Rebecca_Leer@msn.com to register (request a supply list). The cost is $120 plus $20 model fee.
Rebecca Leer is an award-winning painter (one of Twelve Artists to Watch in 2012, featured in American Artist Magazine, Dec/Jan 2012). Ms. Leer's work (http://www.RebeccaLeer.com) has been selected for prestigious juried exhibits by nationally recognized associations, including the Hudson Valley Artists' Association, the New York Society of Illustrators, the Los Angeles Society of Illustrators (Silver Medal), and the Washington D.C. Society of Illustrators (Honorable Mention). Her art work is part of the permanent collection at the Franklin Institute Museum in Philadelphia. Ms. Leer was awarded the Land of Enchantment Book Award for her illustrations and has created works for a wide variety of clients, including Scholastic Books, Alfred A. Knopf, Children's Television Network, the Washington Post, and Apple Computers. Ms. Leer is the Curator for the Permanent Collection at the Ridgewood Art Institute where she is on the Board of Trustees. She has taught young artists in a variety of venues, most recently in Summer Workshops in British Columbia.
Artwork © 2013 Rebecca Leer. All rights reserved.
for Draftsmen and Painters
East Studio Workshop Intensive
Rebecca Leer instructs
July 13, 2013
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
(plus $20 model fee)
Please request supply list upon registration
This workshop will be concerned with developing skills of
observation used in both drawing and painting of the figure
from life. We will concentrate on seeing the gesture first. Careful
observation of the relationship of line, form, and value will be
stressed to achieve the pose and character of the model. The
morning begins with quick poses, increasing in time to one long
pose in the afternoon.
Rebecca Leer has exhibited extensively, and was featured as
One of Twelve Artists to Watch in 2012 by American Artist
Magazine. She has been awarded and honored by organizations
such as the Salmagundi Club, Hudson Valley Artist Association,
American Artists Professional League, New York Society of
Illustrators, Los Angeles Society of Illustrators, and the Oil
Painters of America. She is an instructor at the Ridgewood
“Drawing is the basis of art. A bad painter cannot draw.
But one who draws well can always paint.” Arshile Gorky