PORTRAIT WORKSHOP WITH IGOR BABAILOV, Hon. RAA

PAINTING WITH THE PAPAL PORTRAIT ARTIST

February 12 -14, 2016 TIME: 9 AM – 4 PM
(Life Models, Life Demos, One-on-One instruction)
WORKSHOP HAS BEEN POSTPONED TILL FURTHER NOTICE

Igor V. Babailov, Hon. RAA, world-renowned American portrait artist, elected into the roster of Academicians of the acclaimed Russian Academy of Arts (est. 1757)

The Academy Assembly of
the Russian Academy of Arts
Igor Babailov, Honorary Academician of the Russian Academy of Arts (est.1757)
 
In recent years, previous recipients of this honor included designer Pierre Cardin, HRH Princess Chantal of France and the great American artist Andrew Wyeth.
Peter the Great’s plan to create a Russian art school came to fruition on November 6, 1757, when the Russian Academy of Arts was established under the reign of Empress Elizabeth.  In 1764, Catherine the Great proclaimed it the Russian Imperial Academy of Arts and rendered it special privileges.
Since its inception, the Academy taught and gave the world some of the most famous names in the history of art, such as Bruni, Ivanov, Bryullov, American artist Whistler, Kramskoy, Repin, Serov and many other outstanding artists.
THE THREE-DAY WORKSHOP AT RENAISSANCE SCHOOL WILL COVER THE FOLLOWING TOPICS,
DEDICATING EACH DAY TO THE STUDY OF:
 
  •   “Solid Drawing as the Fundamental for Strong Painting” With Pope
  •   “Pastel – from Leonardo da Vinci to the Impressionists and beyond”
  •   “Oil Painting – the Medium of The Masters”.
 

AGENDA

 
9am-12noon:      Completed Portrait Demo by Mr. Babailov:  Drawing the character through the anatomic structure and the tonal Values.
12noon – 1pm:     Lunch
1pm -4pm:           Students work with the life model inspired by what they learned in the morning demo session. Q & A
 
 
 
9am -12noon:    Completed Portrait Demo by Mr. Babailov:  Working with pastel medium, as a transition between drawing and painting.
12noon -1pm:      Lunch Break
1pm -4pm:          Students work with the models inspired by what they learned in the morning demo session. Q & A
 
 
 
9am -12noon:     Completed Portrait Demo by Mr. Babailov:  Painting is Drawing with the brush.
12noon – 1pm:    Lunch Break
1pm – 4pm:        Students work with models inspired by what they learned in the morning demo session.  Q & A
Register below by paying 50% deposit or full tuition via PayPal. You can pay with your credit card OR PayPal Account. You don’t need to open PayPal account if you pay with credit card. Registration by phone available. Call 941-330-6865.
 

1 comment for “PORTRAIT WORKSHOP WITH IGOR BABAILOV, Hon. RAA

  1. Cindy Kalinin
    December 14, 2015 at 7:12 PM

    I have heard of you Igor, through my uncle Andre Marsan and my cousin Andrea. And your portrait of my uncle is stunning! When I saw you are offering a workshop, I was thrilled at the idea of attending, but I do have obstacles. One is that I live in California, another is that I would only go with my daughter who is very artistic (but only 14, is she too young to attend?) and the third is convincing my Russian husband that this is a great idea! I will await your answer but I am hoping the class will not fill up before I can figure this out. Thank you, Cindy Kalinin

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