Brianna Lee: Painting the Figure (Zorn Color Workshop)

by Matthew Innis |
Zorn Color Workshop, Painting the Figure
November 4 & 5, 2017
Saturday Sunday
Hours: 10:45-4:30 p.m.
Lunch: 1:30-2:15 p.m.



In this workshop you will learn to paint the figure from life “alla prima” with a focus on color mixing and painting flesh tones. Through a series of figure painting exercises, you will be introduced a structured palette often referred to as the Zorn Palette. We will also discuss materials and methods for sketching the figure on the canvas and wet-in- wet tiling techniques. Each day will begin with a demo by the artist and you will work from a new model and pose, practicing the methods introduced each day in the workshop.


Brianna Lee is a native California artist with a love of beauty and the human form. Her work is a continuous search for the intrinsic beauty of all life around her. She studied contemporary and traditional painting techniques at the Los Angeles Academy of Figurative Art (LAAFA) and in the atelier of Adrian Gottlieb. She received her BFA with honors from the prestigious Laguna College of Art and Design in Laguna Beach, CA.

Ms. Lee opened her studio doors to students in 2009 and has since taught for Glendale Community College and Kline Academy of Art, while also running her own atelier in Southern California.  She currently accepts commissions and exhibits her work internationally, including shows in Los Angeles, Laguna Beach, Toronto, Cincinnati and New York.

Who: Brianna Lee

Where: Bay Area Classical Artist Atelier, San Carlos (CA)

When: November 4 – 5, 2017

Cost: $420

Cost: $420

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