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Painting Demonstration Passes Available for Michael Siegel and Sean Cheetham

Want to watch the amazing Sean Cheetham demonstrate his approach and techniques in Contemporary Portraiture Painting or Head Painting?

Interested students may purchase a demo pass starting from $50.00. Please contact our business office to take advantage of this special opportunity.

LAAFA is proud to feature Michael Siegel as our current Spotlight Artist.

A limited number of demonstration passes are available starting at $50.00 for students who want to observe Michael demonstrate his masterful technique in Still Life or Portraiture/ Figure Painting. Please contact our business office to purchase demo passes.

 

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LAAFA Instructor Danny Galieote’s Dramatic Depiction of Actress Laurie Holden

Danny Galieote showed new work at the LA Art Show, including a femme fatale based on Walking Dead star Laurie Holden. Photos of him and Laurie at his blog!
LAAFA is excited  that Danny will be teaching two classes in our Spring Quarter Extension program.

 Classes start 4/18/12.

   
Head and Portrait Drawing will meet Wednesdays, 7:00 – 10:00PM.
Analytical Figure Drawing  meets Saturdays, 10:00AM – 1:00PM.
Danny in class at LAAFA

Danny’s work
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MICHAEL SIEGEL – LAAFA SPRING QUARTER SPOTLIGHT ARTIST

Congratulations to Michael Siegel, LAAFA’s Spring Quarter 2012 Spotlight Artist!  Reading Michael’s humorous and insightful Spotlight Artist interviewgives you an idea of what it’s like to take his classes. Here’s a sample of his wonderful work.

You can see more of his paintings on his website www.siegelfineart.com.

Michael’s Spring Quarter classes start 4/2/2012. Don’t miss your chance to sign up!

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LAAFA 2012 SPRING OPEN HOUSE A WILD SUCCESS

Thank you to Mike Butkus and Rey Bustos for their amazing demonstrations at our 2012 LAAFA Spring Open House last Sunday!

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STEVEN ASSAEL WORKSHOP AT LAAFA 3/29-4/1

 Steven Assael, the New York artist hailed by The Art Newspaper as “the foremost figurative painter of his generation” is coming to LAAFA!

He will be leading a workshop, open to all levels, Thursday thru Sunday 3/29 to 4/1 from 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM daily.  See the supplies list and more details from LAAFA here.

Steven Assael was born in New York in 1957. He attended the Pratt Institute and presently teaches in New York. The focus of his work is the human figure, rendered in glowing relief by gentle beams of warm and cool light. 

Steven Assael’s work has been exhibited in solo exhibitions at museums from Chattanooga to Seattle and at galleries throughout the United States.  Works have been chosen for curated group exhibitions at the Naples Museum of Art, FL; the Arkansas Art Center, the Evansville Museum, IN; and the Philbrook Museum of Art, Tulsa, OK; among many.  Paintings and drawings can be found in the permanent collections of the Art Institute of Chicago, the Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art & Design, Kansas City; The Columbus Museum, GA; and many other museum and distinguished private collections.

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THIS SUNDAY! Free Demo By Rey Bustos – Artistic Anatomist Extraordinaire!

Enjoy this sneak preview of what Rey Bustos will be demonstrating at LAAFA’s upcoming Spring Open House on Sunday, March 11 from 12:00pm -4:00pm.  Click here to reserve your spot.

Q&A with Rey and refreshments will follow the demo!

See LAAFA Instruction Nathan Fowkes’s Work In “Puss In Boots” – Now on DVD!

If you missed it in the theater, you can see LAAFA instructor Nathan Fowkes’s work as color and lighting illustrator for “Puss in Boots” on DVD.

He talks about his work on the film and has some beautiful images on his blog here.

He also mentions a special extra only available on the DVD! Check it out!

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Sean Cheetham’s Opening at Katherine Cone Gallery “Pick of the Week” By LA Art Party

Congratulations Sean!

See the event review here.