Arts and Entertainment|April 4, 2012 9:20 pm

Watching your figure

Lowcountry Figurative Workshop with nationally acclaimed oil painter Daryl Urig will be held April 20-21 at ARTworks in Beaufort Town Center for $165. Urig will take you through all the steps to paint figures in a true-life Lowcountry setting. This comprehensive but compressed workshop will include how to use plein-air studies and photography to compose and finish a larger, more complex painting in the studio. Demonstrations and practical explanations will help the student to better understand color mixing of paints, creating a dynamic composition and lighting to place a model in a setting will be covered during this workshop. All mediums welcome, demonstrations will be in oil paint and drawing with a brush and painting knife. Space is limited to ensure individual instruction. Visit http://www.beaufortcountyarts.com/workshop.htm to register, and for the supply list.
Daryl Urig is an adjunct professor with the University of Cincinnati. He created a four-year program for the University of Cincinnati as its academic coordinator. He has painted all through his career while his work has hung in the Columbus Art Museum and the Toledo Art Museum. He has won major awards all across the United States and is represented by many galleries including the prestigious Hilligoss Galleries of Chicago, Illinois, on the Magnificent Mile. He has won awards with the Portrait Society of America and is the premier painter for the Indian Hill Historic Society in Indian Hill, Ohio. His blog “The Adventures of an American Oil Painter” is read by more than 50,000 viewers annually. His unique painting understanding and ability to teach makes him a worthwhile resource for entry level to professional artist.
ARTworks is located at 2127 Boundary Street, along with KMart and BiLo. It is a community arts center, applying the many creative tools of The Arts to strengthen artists, and enrich audiences, collectors, and visitors through high quality arts experiences and arts education programs 365 days a year. For more information, contact 843-379-2787 or visit www.artworksinbeaufort.org.

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