STUDY & UPCOMING SCHEDULE

Decorus Atelier of Figurative Art,  Manhattan, New York

 

 

 

Costs

 

 

 

-Starting at $ 350- 583 per monthly class  (each class meets once a week for a month)

 

-Special 10 -day workshops $1,200 per student plus additional fees

 

-Full time rate to attend 3-4 days each week for an entire month cost per student $ 1600

 

-Semester long (Four months) full time tuition cost per student–$ 6,400,

 

 

Each semester is equal to approximately 4 months in length 

 

2 semesters per year

(Based on a 16 week semester

 

(4-6 semesters to complete and graduate from the entire program of study at Decorus Atelier )

 

 

 

 

 

CURRENT CLASSES/ UPCOMING SCHEDULE

 

 

 

MARCH

 

 

 

 

-INSTRUCTED STILL LIFE DRAWING & PAINTING CLASS

 

 

 

This class will offer students the opportunity to draw or paint from still life arrangement in the studio every week with personalized instruction and guidance from instructor. 1 weekday evening per week , $350 per student for one month current class date projection:

 

Still life class will begin on March 5, 2014 every week in March

every Weds. from 7-10pm

 

 

 

-LONG POSE FIGURE DRAWING & PAINTING - ( INSTRUCTED)

 

 

In this workshop students will learn to how to better capture and understand the incredible beauty and complexity of the human figure. Each student will learn how to better construct and break down the anatomical nature of what they see. Students will be taught through a step-by-step process led by the instructor. Areas discussed: linear block-in, capturing accurate proportion, contours and careful figure construction, careful shading . All students will be allowed to paint or draw from a live model from a long 3 hour pose. Accurate observation and improved ability to capture the human form will be our goals in this figure drawing workshop.

 

Every Thursday for one month from 7-10 pm

 

- cost $ 500 per student ( price includes model cost)

 

 

 

 

 

- OPEN SESSION FIGURE DRAWING/PAINTING FRIDAYS, - (NON INSTRUCTED)

 

Open to the public, figure drawing/painting from live model in a long 3 hour pose Every Friday, from 7-10pm ,

 

$13 per individual drop in session

or packages are also available

 

 

5 Friday sessions $65 Good for 1 Year

10 Friday sessions $130 Good for 1 Year

25 Friday sessions $325 Good for Unlimited Time

50 Friday sessions $650 Good for Unlimited Time

 

 

 

 

 

APRIL

 

 

 

- ANATOMY FOR DRAWING & PAINTING : James Xavier Barbour

 

This exciting Tuesday class will be for any student (beginning to advanced) interested in better understanding the anatomy of the human body . This course is designed to improve their ability to capture the figure in drawing, and painting.  Students will advance in their understanding of human anatomy through observation, drawing or painting directly from the model, and through instructor lecture.

 

Dates: Every Tues in April 7-10 pm,  $500 per student

 

 

 

-STILL LIFE DRAWING & PAINTING CLASS

 

This class will offer students the opportunity to draw or paint in the studio every week with personalized instruction and guidance. 1 weekday evening per week , : $350 per student for one month current class date projection: Still life class will begin on April 2, 2014 every week in April Every Weds.

 

 

-LONG POSE FIGURE DRAWING & PAINTING - ( INSTRUCTED)

 

In this workshop students will learn to how to better capture and understand the incredible beauty and complexity of the human figure. Each student will learn how to better construct and break down the anatomical nature of what they see. Students will be taught through a step-by-step process led by the instructor. Areas discussed: linear block-in, capturing accurate proportion, contours and careful figure construction, careful shading . All students will be allowed to paint or draw from a live model from a long 3 hour pose. Accurate observation and improved ability to capture the human form will be our goals in this figure drawing workshop.

 

Every Thursday for one month from 7-10 pm - cost $ 500 per student( price includes model cost)

 

 

- OPEN SESSION FIGURE DRAWING/PAINTING FRIDAYS,- (NON INSTRUCTED)

 

 

Open to the public, figure drawing/painting from live model in a long 3 hour pose

 

Every Friday, from 7-10pm , $13 drop in cost $13 per individual drop in session

 

or packages are also available

 

5 Friday sessions $65 Good for 1 Year

10 Friday sessions $130 Good for 1 Year

25 Friday sessions $325Good for Unlimited Time

50 Friday sessions $650 Good for Unlimited Time

 

 

 

 

 

MAY

 

 

 

 

 

CAST DRAWING CLASS (INSTRUCTED)

 

In the tradition of classical atelier training we offer Cast Drawing. Students work from a plaster cast of an antique sculpture and learn how to draw in accurate proportions and values. Every Tuesday for a month from 7-10pm , $ 400 per student

 

-LONG POSE FIGURE DRAWING & PAINTING - ( INSTRUCTED)

 

In this workshop students will learn to how to better capture and understand the incredible beauty and complexity of the human figure. Each student will learn how to better construct and break down the anatomical nature of what they see. Students will be taught through a step-by-step process led by the instructor. Areas discussed: linear block-in, capturing accurate proportion, contours and careful figure construction, careful shading . All students will be allowed to paint or draw from a live model from a long 3 hour pose. Accurate observation and improved ability to capture the human form will be our goals in this figure drawing workshop.

 

Every Thursday for one month from 7-10 pm - cost $ 500 per student ( price includes model cost)

 

 

- OPEN SESSION FIGURE DRAWING/PAINTING FRIDAYS,

 

 (NON INSTRUCTED) Open to the public, figure drawing/painting from live model in a long 3 hour pose Every Friday, from 7-10pm ,

 

$13 drop in cost

$13 per individual drop in session

 

 

or packages are also available

 

5 Friday sessions  $65 Good for 1 Year 

 

10 Friday sessions   $130 Good for 1 Year

 

25 Friday sessions $325 Good for Unlimited Time

 

50 Friday sessions $650 Good for Unlimited Time

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

JUNE

 

 

 

 

 

CAST DRAWING CLASS (INSTRUCTED)

 

In the tradition of classical atelier training we offer Cast Drawing. Students work from a plaster cast of an antique sculpture and learn how to draw in accurate proportions and values. Every Tuesday for a month from 7-10pm , $ 400 per student

 

 

-STILL LIFE DRAWING & PAINTING CLASS

 

 

This class will offer students the opportunity to draw or paint in the studio every week with personalized instruction and guidance. 1 weekday evening per week , : $300 per student for one month current class date projection: Still life class will begin on April 2, 2014 every week in April Every Weds.

 

 

 

-LONG POSE FIGURE DRAWING & PAINTING - ( INSTRUCTED)

 

In this workshop students will learn to how to better capture and understand the incredible beauty and complexity of the human figure. Each student will learn how to better construct and break down the anatomical nature of what they see. Students will be taught through a step-by-step process led by the instructor. Areas discussed: linear block-in, capturing accurate proportion, contours and careful figure construction, careful shading . All students will be allowed to paint or draw from a live model from a long 3 hour pose. Accurate observation and improved ability to capture the human form will be our goals in this figure drawing workshop.

 

Every Thursday for one month from 7-10 pm - cost $ 500 per student( price includes model cost)

 

 

 

- OPEN SESSION FIGURE DRAWING/PAINTING FRIDAYS, - (NON INSTRUCTED)

 

Open to the public, figure drawing/painting from live model in a long 3 hour pose Every Friday,

from 7-10pm , $13 drop in cost $13 per individual drop in session

 

or packages are also available

 

5 Friday sessions $65 Good for 1 Year

10 Friday sessions $130 Good for 1 Year

25 Friday sessions $325Good for Unlimited Time

50 Friday sessions $650 Good for Unlimited Time

 

 

 

 

JULY

 

 

 

 

 

 

-LONG POSE FIGURE DRAWING & PAINTING - ( INSTRUCTED)

 

In this workshop students will learn to how to better capture and understand the incredible beauty and complexity of the human figure. Each student will learn how to better construct and break down the anatomical nature of what they see. Students will be taught through a step-by-step process led by the instructor. Areas discussed: linear block-in, capturing accurate proportion, contours and careful figure construction, careful shading . All students will be allowed to paint or draw from a live model from a long 3 hour pose. Accurate observation and improved ability to capture the human form will be our goals in this figure drawing workshop.

 

Every Thursday for one month from 7-10 pm - cost $ 500 per student( price includes model cost)

 

 

- OPEN SESSION FIGURE DRAWING/PAINTING FRIDAYS,- (NON INSTRUCTED)

 

 

 

Open to the public, figure drawing/painting from live model in a long 3 hour pose Every Friday, from 7-10pm , $13 drop in cost $13 per individual drop in session

 

or packages are also available

 

5 Friday sessions $65 Good for 1 Year

10 Friday sessions $130 Good for 1 Year

25 Friday sessions $325Good for Unlimited Time

50 Friday sessions $650 Good for Unlimited Time

 

 

 

 

-ECORCHE SPECIAL SUMMER WORKSHOP/CLASS: James Xavier Barbour

 

 

Introduction to Écorché: Portrait Anatomy (Sculpture) 10 day workshop, 7pm-10pm

July 7- 11, and July 14-18, 2014

$1,200 per student+ $140 materials fee

 

Écorché sculpture workshop is strong method for committing the complex forms of the human figure to memory.This course will last a total of two weeks and will focus on better understanding the skull and muscles of the face, as well as it's various facial features. Students will create lifesize sculptures in oil-based clay on an armature support. They will first sculpt a life-size skull from a plaster cast. Students will learn through lectures on the anatomy of the head, anatomy textbooks, photo, and model as needed. They will sculpt individual muscles of the face and cranium onto the skull.

 

 

 

 

 FIGURE DRAWING/PAINTING FRIDAYS,

 (NON INSTRUCTED) 

 

 

Open to the public, figure drawing/painting from live model in a long 3 hour pose Every Friday,

from 7-10pm , $13 per individual drop in session

 

or packages are also available

 

5 Friday sessions $65 Good for 1 Year

10 Friday sessions $130 Good for 1 Year

25 Friday sessions $325 Good for Unlimited Time

50 Friday sessions $650 Good for Unlimited Time

 

To find out more please contact:       DecorusAtelier@gmail.com

 

 

 

 

 

FULL TIME CERTIFICATE PROGRAM

 

The full time program at Decorus Atelier offers a solid foundation in historic methods of drawing and painting though a rigorous schedule of traditional training.

 

Following the Classical Atelier method of training, students work through cast drawing, cast painting, figure drawing, and figure painting. Students at Decorus Atelier also study alla prima painting and indirect method painting in the tradition of the old masters.

 

It typically takes 4-6 total semesters of study (2-3 years) to complete the entire program depending on the dedication of the individual student.  Students will work through a series of projects at their own pace in a friendly, supportive atmosphere mastering skills to build a solid foundation for creating highly realistic drawings and paintings.  

 

Courses are offered throughout the year by various instructors in Figurative painting, drawing,sculpture, ecorche, anatomy, still life, perspective, plain air landscape, urban and architectural drawing and painting, classical Atelier training, cast drawing and painting.