Artist Development Sessions
Hosted Every Monday at Ryan James Fine Arts Gallery. Kirkland Washington. 12pm - 7pm
Also available for Zoom sessions
Bundle Package of 3 Sessions/First intensive 1:30hr session @ $100 & two follow-up sessions @ $40ea
(Package Deal $180 for 3 sessions)
Private one-on-one sessions devoted to helping anyone who has chosen the path of art, and who wishes to level up their career to reach gallery standards
Please email me at firstname.lastname@example.org for a scheduled hour slot.
Art Education/Art History
- Study art history and artists that might speak to you. What artist movements can you see your art fitting into?
-Focus on "self" and personal strengths within your work. How we can draw from contemporary art and art history to improve your portfolio.
-What Hobbies are you interested in outside of art?
-Can we combine your other hobbies with your art making or art practice
-Quick color theory run down
-Learn to notice color in nature & other art. Develop a diary of color schemes which resonate w/you.
-What is "complicated color" and why does it matter?
-"Resting Place" for the eye
- Look at other art to get insight
-Look at nature to get insight
-Look at art history innovate on ideas/compositions that are already established
-Look at nature, how can you change/improve instances of nature, reflect on nature to bring light to subtleties?
-Make observations about nature that we can carry into our modern world
-How can we improve art or art process to make it our own? Develop own signature within work
Writing about Your Art
- Artist Statement
-Themes or background behind your work?
-Highlight your "Signature"
-Are you ready to move to this final step? Is your portfolio up to standards?
First impressions are everything.
-Find avenues to move your work into the art world
-How to apply for shows & opportunities