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I can now offer reproductions of many of my paintings and drawings, printed with archival inks on 100% rag paper.  Please contact me to inquire about an image you are interested in.

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Enid Braun offers ongoing figure drawing classes throughout the year on Mondays and Saturdays in her studio in Fort Greene, Brooklyn, with class enrollment limited to 7. Nature and plein air classes at the Brooklyn Botanic Garden are scheduled roughly three times a year (see below). Special workshops and classes are also offered at various times (scroll down for these!). Check below for information about her upcoming schedule.

2019 FIGURE CLASS SCHEDULE

Mondays 

Session I. January 28, February 4, 11, 18, 25, March 4

Mornings: 10:30--1:30, Afternoons: 2:00--5:00

(there is one space in the morning section and two in the afternoon)

Session II. March 11, 18, 25, April 1, 8, 15

Cost: $300 for 6 weeks, model fees included

These classes have some open spaces; contact me to sign up or for more information.

Saturdays

No Saturday classes scheduled at this time.

These classes offer one-on-one attention and guidance with up to seven participants of all levels of skill and experience.  As a teacher, I encourage the expressive possibilities of life drawing as well as individual style.  Anatomy is taught through an understanding of the inner dynamics of human form, in terms of movement and weight shifts within each pose. 

Structured by 20-minute sets, the class begins with one and two minute gestures, gradually building to longer poses.  I teach different strategies to approach issues like foreshortening and scale, and for longer poses especially, composition and formal concepts such as value (light and dark) and negative shapes are emphasized as expressive tools.

"Try a class" is available in regular class sessions! New students can now come to one or two weeks of a class for $55 each session. This arrangement can be made for classes with fewer than maximum enrollment.

See below for workshops!

Workshops

2019 Block Island Plein Air Workshop

I’ve decided to once again offer a workshop on Block Island, with at least two new locations to visit this year. See my News page for photos of previous workshops and exhibits. Please indicate your interest by letting me know by mid-February so I can begin to nail down necessary details.
 
Accommodations: Contact Zena Clark for accommodations and do tell her you are part of my workshop to get an early booking discount, but feel free to explore other options for places to stay, of course! Bear in mind that sharing a larger place would provide a kitchen for cooking to save money overall.  http://www.blockislandreservations.com/ 
Ferry: Reservations for the car ferry from Point Judith out of Narragansett must be made well ahead, because they get full to capacity.  You can also park your car on the mainland for @$10 a day.  Once the group is established I can connect people who want to ride share, as well.  Trains to New London connect with passenger ferries there as well.  www.BlockIslandFerry.com 
    
Workshop Details:

Arrival: Sunday, September 8th
I will provide a main dish for a group dinner so you can meet one another and get logistics for the following morning.  If you can bring something easy from the city to contribute to the meal (dessert, appetizer, wine, etc.) that is appreciated.  Many people come with a significant other for the week; he/she is welcome to attend.

Daily Fieldwork: Monday, September 9th—Friday, September 13th
Plein Air work in various locations on the Island from 10:00 am to @4:00 or 4:30.  Delicious and healthy daily field lunches from Persephone’s Kitchen are provided and are included in the fee.  We generally break as a group to eat and look at one another’s work for a simultaneous critique/discussion to shape the afternoon’s work.

Saturday, September 14th
9:30 a.m to @2:00 p.m. at my rental house to make any final tweaks to the week’s work and then to mount it with archival materials I provide.  Once I know enough of you are enrolled I will again contact Spring Street Gallery, a local member-run gallery, to confirm that they can host us again for a one-day pop-up exhibit. It’s a lovely space and everyone enjoyed the reception and show as a culminating event, which was well-attended by locals and tourists.  The gallery did publicity and was very welcoming.  Significant others are of course welcome to attend!
See photos from our previous exhibit and workshops on my website News page: 
and see the gallery website: http://www.springstreetgallery.org/
Cost: $700
Cost includes dinner on Sunday and daily field lunches, and materials such as glassine to protect each day's work as well as exhibit hanging materials and refreshments for the reception.  I would appreciate an initial non-refundable deposit of $70, the remaining $630 payable in whatever increments are easy for you, the total to be paid by the beginning of July.
Note: Workshop enrollment is a minimum of 6 and maximum of 8.  I may be able to accommodate those wishing to attend a minimum of three days and will prorate accordingly, though your dates should include either group gathering on the 8th or the exhibit and reception on the 14th.  

Classes at Brooklyn Botanic Gardens

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WINTER CLASS: "Drawing Explorations"

Drawings can be made with various goals—as studies for paintings or three-dimensional work, or as immediate expressions in response to a subject or idea. This class explores numerous approaches to drawing, from quick sketches to extended, finished works on paper, using a variety of media. Some experience is recommended.

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