Student Artwork

Studio For The Arts Student Work - Gallery 1
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STUDIO FOR THE ARTS

INSTRUCTOR´╗┐S:

John Cooksey is the principal instructor at the Studio For The Arts. He studied art formally since 1967, and taught drawing, painting, sculpting, and printmaking from his studio since 1979.´╗┐ For more information, please visit johntcooksey.com, or call John at: 561-223-2370.

Rita Boutros is an instructor at the Studio For  the Arts where she teaches Oil & Acrylic Painting as well as Watercolor. Educated at the Cooper Union in NYC, she obtained her B.F.A. in 1977. For information about Rita's classes, please visit RBoutrosStudio.com, or call her at: 561-729-8424.

THE CURRICULUM

At the Studio For The Arts, our students develop the skills and disciplines required to maximize their creative potential, including:

  • Drawing - how to see the line length, angle, and location
  • Color Theory - realistic, symbolic, impressionistic, expressionistic? - how to choose a palette 
  • Pictorial Composition - how to put the right line, the right shape, and the right color in the right place
  • Elements and Principles of Design - unity without boredom, contrast without chaos - how to find harmony  
  • Perspective - one point, two point, multi-point, and aerial perspective - how to create a sense of space 
  • Materials and Techniques - how to control and manipulate your tools and media to make them work for you
  • Human Anatomy - bones and muscles, and how they influence form, structure, and proportion of the human form
  • The Relationship of Form to Content - what do you want to say and what's the best way to say it? 
  • Art History - how and why the masters painted the way they did, and how it relates to your painting

 





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