My second completed portrait at The Ryder Studio. Painting the shirt and forearm in the Restructured Realism style was a new challenge. New pose starts tomorrow.
Form painting and tackling the shirt
Christmas pet portrait commission. Oil on paper
This small series of sketches and paintings were completed in gouache, oil paint and India ink at various locations around Northern New Mexico.
Attempting to understand the correct distribution of light as I complete my first and second passes.
Half way through the second 6-week pose.
Two week figure drawing. Understanding convex forms and translating the energy of the line approaching the turns (bends).
Losing my lights and chroma. Learning to combat the cool, dull skin tones with touches of something orangy.
Using oil paint on Arches oil paper. Enjoying my new palette... Ryder Studio suggestions.
Poster study, vine charcoal drawing on linen, ink in and color wash.
Studying light, energy and life in drawing.
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During week two we practiced the envelope and block-in. Over 15 poses in 5 days. Here are some of my favorites!
Ten poster studies in five days. Learning so much while creating these mini "portraits of light."
My new palette includes paints by Vasari and Michael Harding Oils and colors like Radiant Magenta and Ultramarine Violet!
J.F. Mazur Studio (Oakland) classes will be on temporary hiatus. Owner/teacher, Jillian Mazur will be studying portraiture at The Ryder Studio in Santa Fe, New Mexico this Fall.
Although the school portion of the studio will be closed this term, Jillian's artwork will still be available for purchase. Items for sale can be found under the "Studio" tab on the home page as well as here.
Please check back for news on Jillian's travels and experiences studying with Anthony Ryder!
Camp weeks are filling up! Enrollment is now closed for Week 3, 4, and 6 (of the AM/Elementary sessions). There is still time to register for Week 1, 2 and 5 of the AM sessions and all PM sessions.
The best way to register is through the Art Camp page. Registration by phone is on hold until June 3rd.
J.F. Mazur Studio doors (Oakland) will be closed until June 5th. Jillian will be studying portraiture at Studio Escalier in Argenton-Chateau until May 23rd and soaking up the scenery in London and Edenbourogh post Argenton-Chateau.
Art inquiries and Summer Camp registrations are still being accepted. Art Camp starts June 22nd!