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Be part of growing community of artists in West LA. Kline Academy is an art studio dedicated to teaching artists the skills of making good art. Our staff of instructors are not only talented painters but are great teachers who will give you personal instruction based on your individual needs and interests.

Our new classes start in June. Quick Sketch, Abstract Painting, Florentine Style Figure Painting, and a brand new Renaissance Atelier class. Don't flail around anymore- let Kline Academy give you solid footings in the loose sands of art.

As Michelangelo once said, "I am still learning..."

Come continue to learn at Kline Academy.

Kline Academy of Fine Art
3264 Motor Ave., Los Angeles, CA
310) 927-2436 www.klineacademy.com.

Tuesday Nights 7:00-10:00 pm.

Park underneath the bridge just north of the studio.
Dropins Welcome!
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Also Check out our other classes we offer from Figure painting, Portrait, Abstract, Landscape, and Monoprinting
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Instructed Figure Painting Master Class (All levels) 10am-1pm

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Mastering Figure Painting with Miguel Gonzalez Every Saturday 10am-1pm $65 per class if pre-paid monthly $75 for drop in One single pose throughout the month! To Register, call (310)[masked] or Paypal HERE (https://www.klineacademy.com/beginning-figure-painting-long-pose) This course emphasizes an academic approach to painting the live figure and the various techniques used for rendering three-dimensional form. Through long pose, you will be given ample time to study the shapes, values of the figure.Teens/adults & All levels ok. What you will learn Learn to block in the figure using simple values Learn to work with a limited palette of colors Learn how to mix skin tones Learn to paint the figure in a representational style Continue to refine your style and perfect your proportions with each class This essential practice presents the ultimate challenge to the artist and once mastered, opens up a world of possibilities. Whether you aim to become the next great figurative artist or just find joy in the process of drawing, this course will set you on your path and will give you the tools you need to create a successful body of work! ​ This painting course emphasizes on representation of the model and construction of the portrait/figure in oils. With a strong focus on composition, drawing, shapes, value, edges, and color mixing. Each student will be taught the necessary techniques to complete a painting from start to finish. Working from direct observation, students will use the mud-palette as they continue to develop their painting skills. Students will learn how to set up an organized palette and work from dark to light to achieve harmonious color. Gaining the control of this palette will give student the opportunity to paint any desired subject. Brief lectures, handouts, and demonstrations will be given each class. You must bring your own materials. You can find the supply list for this class here (https://www.klineacademy.com/sat-figure-draw-pnt-supplies) To Register, call (310)[masked] or Paypal HERE (https://www.klineacademy.com/beginning-figure-painting-long-pose) Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/pages/Kline-Academy-of-Fine-Art/124469590901234) Instagram (https://www.instagram.com/klineacademy/) Blog (http://klineacademy.blogspot.com/) To join our email list for exciting News and offers - CLICK HERE (https://www.klineacademy.com/contact-us) KLINE ACADEMY of FINE ART 3264 Motor Ave, LA 90034 (near National) www.klineacademy.com

Instructed Figure Drawing Master Class (All levels) 10am-1pm

Kline Academy of Fine Art

$260.00

Mastering Figure Drawing with Miguel Gonzalez Every Saturday 10am-1pm $65 per class if pre-paid monthly Drop in OK for the first & last week of the monthly session $75 To Register, call (310)[masked] or Paypal HERE (https://www.klineacademy.com/beginning-figure-drawing-long-pose) In this class, learn the beautiful language of the line in live figure drawing as well as a quick way to find shadow patterns and shapes. Emphasis will be on proportions, gesture, construction of the three dimensional form, & later details of the body. Teens/adults & All levels ok. What you will learn The Academic Method: Plumb Line, Placement, Envelope Shape and Gesture Measuring Proportions, establishing angles and refining shapes Tone and finalize shadow shapes Rendering forms and focus on values, edges Historical techniques for rendering: Hatching, Line weight for emphasis, Form emphasis, Mass emphasis Tools and tricks for helping you see shapes and values accurately Proportions of the Head and Figure Facial Features, Hands and Fee This essential practice presents the ultimate challenge to the artist and once mastered, opens up a world of possibilities. Whether you aim to become the next great figurative artist or just find joy in the process of drawing, this course will set you on your path and will give you the tools you need to create a successful body of work! We emphasize the academic approach to drawing the figure from life and the various techniques and mediums used for rendering three-dimensional form. Composed of three and four week long poses, each student will be given ample time to study the shapes, values and edges of the figure and explore different techniques. Students may choose to work in charcoal, white chalk and graphite or a combination of both. Occasional brief lectures, handouts, assignments and demonstrations will be given. You must bring your own materials. Yoo can find the supply list for this class here (https://www.klineacademy.com/sat-figure-draw-pnt-supplies) Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/pages/Kline-Academy-of-Fine-Art/124469590901234) Instagram (https://www.instagram.com/klineacademy/) Blog (http://klineacademy.blogspot.com/) To join our email list for exciting News and offers - CLICK HERE (https://www.klineacademy.com/contact-us) KLINE ACADEMY of FINE ART 3264 Motor Ave, LA 90034 (near National) www.klineacademy.com

Beginning Drawing Foundations

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$260.00

Beginning Drawing Foundations Class with Laura Weinberg Every Saturday, 10am to 1pm $65 per class if pre-paid monthly $75 for drop in To Register, call (310)[masked] or Paypal HERE (https://www.klineacademy.com/beginning-drawing-foundations) It all starts and ends with drawing, the foundation every artist needs. If you struggle with form, core shadows and composition- then begin the class with tailored instruction on perfecting your drawing skills. Open to all ages & levels. What you will learn Learn to draw simple to complex objects Learn how to understand value Work with lighting as it relates to form Learn how to use charcoal and dry mediums Learn perspective and composition Learn to create the illusion of 3 dimension The drawing students will start the class with basic drawing exercises along with explaining your drawing materials and how to use them to your advantage. We will a spend time drawing the basic forms from a still life set up using direct lighting to help you understand value. You will learn how to see these same basic forms when you draw more complex objects. You will learn about proper proportions and relationships. We will cover eye level and foundation perspective, explore line and values, direct lighting and cast shadows as well as soft and hard edges. You will be given lots of one on one instruction with plenty of demonstrations to guide you through the different elements of good drawing. We have structured this foundation drawing class so that many different skill levels from absolute beginner to intermediate artist can participate. Drawing students will start the class with basic drawing exercises along with explaining your drawing materials and how to use them to your advantage. We will spend time drawing the basic forms from a still life set up using direct lighting to help you understand value. You will learn how to see these same basic forms when you draw more complex objects. You will learn about proper proportions and relationships. We will cover eye level and foundation perspective, explore line and values, direct lighting and cast shadows as well as soft and hard edges. You will be given lots of one on one instruction with plenty of demonstrations to guide you through the different elements of good drawing. You must bring your own materials. You can find the supply list for this class here (https://www.klineacademy.com/beginning-drawing-supplies) Laura Weinberger is a successful local portrait and concept-storyboard artist. Originally from New York state, Laura hopped a train to L.A. at 18 to escape the cold. While she's drawn her whole life, the idea of pursuing art full-time didn’t occur to her until a stranger saw her sketching,and demanded she go to art school. She graduated Summa cum Laude from Laguna College of Art and Design with a degree in Illustration and traditional drawing and painting. After finishing school, Laura was drawn to the fine art world, and has since shown in galleries across the country from the prestigious Dawson Cole Fine Art galleries to the Hemingway African Gallery in Manhattan. In the commercial world, her clients include Yahoo, Old Spice, and Jaguar. Planted in both the commercial and fine art worlds, Laura constantly relies on her classical training. She believes that all people can learn to create something beautiful with the right guidance, a dash of motivation, and a touch of time. To Register, call (310)[masked] or Paypal HERE (https://www.klineacademy.com/beginning-drawing-foundations) Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/pages/Kline-Academy-of-Fine-Art/124469590901234) Instagram (https://www.instagram.com/klineacademy/) Blog (http://klineacademy.blogspot.com/) To join our email list for exciting News and offers - CLICK HERE (https://www.klineacademy.com/contact-us) KLINE ACADEMY of FINE ART 3264 Motor Ave, LA 90034 (near National) www.klineacademy.com

Instructed Portrait Painting Class 2pm-5pm

Kline Academy of Fine Art

$260.00

Portrait Painting with Miguel Gonzalez To Register, call (310)[masked] or Paypal HERE (https://www.klineacademy.com/portrait-drawing-painting-wor) Every Saturday 2pm - 5pm $65 per class if pre-paid monthly $75 for drop in A Study of the human form is a long held tradition in Western Art. This essential practice presents the ultimate challenge to the artist and once mastered, opens up a world of possibilities. Whether you aim to become the next great figurative artist or just find joy in the process of painting, this course will set you on your path and will give you the tools you need to create a successful body of work! This course emphasizes the academic approach to painting the portrait from life and the various techniques and mediums used for rendering three-dimensional form. Composed of two and three week poses, each student will be given ample time to study the shapes, values and edges of the portrait and explore different techniques. Whether you aim to become the next great portrait artist or just find joy in the process of drawing or painting, this course will set you on your path and will give you the tools you need to create a successful body of work! This course emphasizes the academic approach to drawing/painting the portrait from life and the various techniques and mediums used for rendering three-dimensional form. In this course students will learn how to approach the portrait from life. The class will be broken down into 3 sections. The course will be condensed and intensive on the portrait. We highly recommend you start at the beginning of the course for the entire one month period to build the basic foundation. Week one will introduce students to basic portrait construction. Week two will be introducing students to the concept of form, understanding shape, value, and edge. Week three and beyond will be a long pose using the basics taught during the first two sessions. You must bring your own materials. You can find the supply list for this class here (https://www.klineacademy.com/copy-of-sat-figure-draw-pnt-supplie) Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/pages/Kline-Academy-of-Fine-Art/124469590901234) Instagram (https://www.instagram.com/klineacademy/) Blog (http://klineacademy.blogspot.com/) To join our email list for exciting News and offers - CLICK HERE (https://www.klineacademy.com/contact-us) KLINE ACADEMY of FINE ART 3264 Motor Ave, LA 90034 (near National) www.klineacademy.com

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Contemporary Painting Workshop for Emerging Artists

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