Institute of Classical Architecture & Art




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Rendering in WashRegister Now!

3 Sessions: December 13th, 6:00 P.M - 9:00 P.M.; December 16th & 17th, 9:00 A.M - 5:00 P.M.

This course introduces the techniques for Beaux-arts wash rendering. Students will begin by learning the basic skills needed to produce a wash rendering of a design project. They will then develop both an understanding of the qualities and characteristics of light, shade, shadow and reflected light, as well as a sensibility for how architectural geometries, forms, planes and profiles – individually and in combination – modulate light and shade and subsequently render form apparent. This course is designed to increase students’ command of the formal possibilities of space, mass, form and profile.

Instructor: David Genther
Pre-Requisites: None
Cost: $375 for members, $405 for non-members
Meeting Location: General Society Library, 20 West 44th Street, 1st Floor, New York, NY 10036
Credits: 9 AIA LUs
Materials: roll of drafting tape (3M 230 or equivalent, must be white or beige drafting tape, not masking tape), Kolinsky Sable round watercolor brushes – #2 and #4 (Note: bring any and all brushes you own, but it is imperative you get the 2 Kolinsky brushes, as they are essential to completing the drawing), one 5ml tube of each color: Windsor Newton Windsor Blue red shade, Windsor Newton Alizarin Crimson, Windsor Newton New Gamboge, Windsor Newton Light Red, Windsor Newton Cobalt Blue, Windsor Newton Burnt Sienna