Ateliers, popular in the 19th century, teach emerging artists by pairing them with a master artist over a period of years. The educational process begins as students copy masterworks, then gradually progress to painting as their skills develop.
The many artists at every level who learned from Juliette Aristides' first book on this subject have been clamoring for more of this sophisticated approach to teaching and learning. In Classical Painting Atelier: A Contemporary Guide to Traditional Studio Practice, Aristides, a leader in the atelier movement, takes students
Rich in tradition, yet practical for today's artists, this book is ideal for serious art students seeking a timeless visual education. The book includes 200 color illustrations.
Juliette Aristides, whose beautiful art is featured throughout this book, is the instructor of the Aristides Classical Atelier at the Gage Academy of Art in Seattle, Washington, where she lives.
Author – Juliette Aristides.
Hardcover. 256 pages.