2901 S. Highland Dr. SLC, UT 84106        (801) 474-3796

Teens: July 5-15, 18-29

Adults: August 1-5


Gesture  --   Proportion  --   Environment  --   Class Critiques --

Mark Making --    Mixed Media  --   Live Models  --  Portfolio Work    


VAI will be holding our Figure Academy again this year. This workshop is great for artists at any stage, because:


- It helps students create portfolio pieces for college preparation and potential scholarships, and creates several finished pieces of art.


-It helps introduce students to new media and techniques in drawing and painting, and develops their observational skills, since the students draw from live models.


-It gives students the opportunity to work in a sustained studio environment, a new experience for many students.


-It helps students loosen up and make quick aesthetic decisions in regards to spatial relationships proportions, value, and anatomical structure.


-It gives students the chance to work with professional artists with a broad range of styles, and allows for individual attention and coaching.

Spring term starts       april 18th!

CLASSES FOR KIDS, TEENS, AND ADULTS, INCLUDING:

INTRODUCTION TO ART
CERAMICS
​Costumed anatomy
PRINTMAKING
watercolor
oil painting
FIGURE DRAWING
ADULT FLEXPASSES

​Registration is now open for summer classes, as well!





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VISUAL ART INSTITUTE NURTURES CREATIVE EXPRESSION, TEACHES IMAGINATION AND FOSTERS ARTISTIC DEVELOPMENT THROUGH IN-DEPTH STUDY AND EXPERIMENTATION, INSPIRING INDIVIDUALITY AND CONFIDENCE REGARDLESS OF AGE OR ABILITY.
WHETHER YOU ARE A BUDDING YOUNG ARTIST OR A RETIRED PROFESSIONAL, WE HAVE A CLASS FOR YOU. 

VAI is utah's oldest non-profit, after school arts organization dedicated to youth.  founded in 1978, vai strives to help students develop technical skillS and creativity.

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Figure Academy 2016

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