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5 Days of Focus.

By David Jamieson | 4 Comments

We’re half-way through our portrait workshop for January and we’re reminded once again of the advantages that come from focus. Many of our classes meet…

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An Improving Platform…

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Our online course in portrait drawing has been live for just over 2 months now and we couldn’t be happier with how it’s going. We’ve…

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Looking Back, Looking Forward

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Vitruvian Fine Art Studio

A year of growth With the first few days of 2014 already in the past, we’re looking back on a pivotal year. Our mission for…

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Our First Annual Holiday Cookie Swap!

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Join us for our first annual Holiday Cookie Swap at Vitruvian. Here’s how it works: Bring cookies. Swap them for other cookies. Eat the cookies.…

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The Early Reviews Are In…

By David Jamieson | 2 Comments

I just finished my first time through. It will take a lot of practice, I think, but I couldn’t be happier with the course. Thank…

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3rd Time-Lapse Portrait Drawing Demonstration…

By David Jamieson | 11 Comments
Still from David Jamieson's 3rd Time-Lapse Portrait Drawing Demonstration.

Our newest time-lapse portrait drawing demonstration is currently live on YouTube… But this one is special. The clips used are all extracted from a larger project…

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Fleurotica 2013

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Mindy Whitmore's design for Fleurotica 2013, inspired by "Winged Vicory".

Mindy was invited to participate in was the annual fashion show Fleurotica — a gala benefit for the Garfield Park Conservatory held at the Museum of Contemporary…

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“A Hedge Against Death…”

By David Jamieson | 6 Comments

Martha Mayer Erlebacher, 1937–2013 We were saddened to learn today of the death in Philadelphia of Martha Erlebacher, figurative artist and teacher. Martha was closely affiliated…

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The mother of all lead pointers…

By David Jamieson | 17 Comments
Tru-Point Lead Pointer

We do a lot of pencil drawing at the studio and keeping a sharp point is an ongoing problem. A conventional pencil sharpener is adequate…

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Post-Modern Times – The Journal of Aesthetics and Art History

By David Jamieson | 0 Comments

I’m delighted to be included in the inaugural issue of Post-Modern Times – The Journal of Aesthetics and Art History from the Birmingham Free Press.…

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