Classical Watercolor Techniques

Ages 13+

Thursdays, 6:30 – 9:00pm

Students will learn about color relationships and color balance, along with watercolor techniques and specifics of the media through a variety of well-staged, colorful still-life settings. Students will learn some drawing for pencil groundwork as well. No experience necessary. Materials not included; see list on the class’ Art Academy of Cincinnati registration page.


About the Instructor: Alex Sigal, Art Academy of Cincinnati

E D U C A T I O N
Donetsk Institute Of Construction And Architecture (Donetsk, Ukraine) 5-year program (1992 – 1997)
Master Degree in Architecture
Donetsk State College of Fine Arts (Donetsk, Ukraine) 4-year program (1986 – 1990)
Faculty of Fine Art and Design
Bachelor Degree
Donetsk State School of Fine Arts (Donetsk, Ukraine) 4-year program (1982 – 1986)
Free Hand drawing, Art Painting, Graphic Design, Composition, Sculpture and Art History. Graduated with Certificate of Honor

P R O F E S S I O N A L E X P E R I E N C E
DUNN & TITUS Architects P.S.C. (October 2000 – Current)
CAD Operator, Architectural Design.
Preparing complete CAD working drawings and putting together material specification documents for different types of projects. Model making, artistic rendering, sketching, design development.

ART ACADEMY OF CINCINNATI (2009 – Current)
Art Instructor
Classical drawing and watercolor painting. Teaching students with different skill levels and age groups.
Teaching students to draw and paint using classical approach. Teaching the sequence of the process, composition & structural part, balance & perspective, volume & values, color balance & depth, to name a few among many other things that the artist should know. Teaching students ability to see mistakes in projects and being able to fix them by themselves.

ALEX SIGAL ART STUDIO / FINE ART CLASSES (2004 – Current)
Art Instructor
Private and group teaching at various skill levels and age groups.
Academic/Classic Drawing and Painting, Composition and Art Design. Consulting work. Students are winners of numerous art awards. Projects done by students in my studio have helped them to create an impressive portfolio and enter prestigious colleges of the USA.

R. E. SCHWEITZER Construction Company (March 2000 – October 2000)
Estimator.
Drafting, model making.

CONTOUR & CONTOUR (1996 – 1998) Architectural Company, Ukraine.
Architect/Interior Designer.
Creating CAD generated drawings, architectural rendering. Designing additions to buildings and building remodeling, landscaping. Complete Interior design. Colors, equipment and furniture selection.

DONETSK STATE SCHOOL OF FINE ARTS, Ukraine. (1989 – 1992)
Art Instructor
Preparing and presenting instruction on free hand drawing, painting, composition and art design. Art exhibits.
Teaching classes in pencil drawing, India ink, oil, watercolor, acrylic paints, gouache, tempura, charcoal, pastel, sanguine and other media. Assignments included: still-lives, landscapes, nude and dressed live models, sculls and skeletons, gypsum busts and full sculptures, body parts, and so on.

Date

Oct 22, 2020 - Dec 17, 2020

Time

6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Cost

$198 for 8-week session

Location

Short Vine
2728 Short Vine Street, Cincinnati, OH 45219, USA
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