Presented in partnership with Watkins Community Education at Belmont University
$50 members; $60 not-yet-members (all supplies, gallery admission, and parking validation included)
Ages 18+ only. Space is limited. All skill levels are welcome.
In this workshop with teaching artist Robert Scobey, students will learn how Pablo Picasso approached representations of the human figure throughout his career. Participants will explore the evolution of Picasso’s many styles through works in the exhibition Picasso. Figures, and then create their own paintings, using acrylic paint and collage. Students will experiment with one or more of Picasso’s many strategies, such as exaggerating shape and color, bending proportion, and deconstructing and reassembling forms.
About Robert Scobey
Robert Scobey (BA Lipscomb University, MFA Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts ’09) is an interdisciplinary artist from Nashville. Between 2015 and 2020, he taught foundations and drawing courses at Watkins College of Art. His paintings were featured in New American Paintings no. 136.