Painting the Costumed Figure in Oils w/Nicholas Enevoldsen

Wednesday | 4/10-5/22 | 6:30-9:30 P.M.

Nicholas Enevoldsen is an emerging artist living and working in the Seattle metropolitan area. At the Laguna College of Art & Design, in Laguna Beach, California, he received a BFA in Studio Art along with various awards and scholarships, including the coveted “Passport to China” scholarship in 2006. After graduating, he devoted four years of intensive study at the Florence Academy of Art in Florence, Italy. As a student, he was appointed ‘Principal Instructor’ for the Intensive Drawing Program and awarded the “Fourth Year Prize” providing an additional year of specialization.
Nicholas has since completed his MFA at the Lesley University College of Art & Design, in Cambridge, Massachusetts and relocated to Seattle where he actively draws and paints and serves as ‘Adjunct Professor’ at Shoreline Community College and ‘Instructor’ at the Kirkland Arts Center.
6:30-9:30 P.M.
Live Model
All Level Welcome
Gage Capitol Hill
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Learn to compose and execute costumed or clothed figure paintings posed in interior settings with still life elements. Working from live models, students will explore personal artistic vision and creative problem solving skills through preparatory sketches, oil studies, and a long pose figure-interior painting. Nicholas will present live demonstrations, individual critiques, and a series of lectures designed to equip students with techniques for mixing flesh tones and paint application, practical solutions for constructing the body and rendering drapery, as well as compositional insights integral to creating narrative or evocative figure paintings with a dynamic sense of light, atmosphere, and form.