Stressing the fundamental principles of accurate proportions, tonal value, line and form,students in Garin Baker’s drawing class will stretch their perceptive abilities from the inside out. Gestural movement and building off a central and spinal structure students will increase their awareness of rhythm, connectivity and movement towards finished drawing representing a more holistic approach. Liner and rigid academic sensibilities will be broken down revealing drawings that embrace the individual character and spirit of the subject.
About the Instructor
Born in 1961 in New York City, Garin Baker received his BFA in Painting and Art History at Pratt Institute, with additional studies at The Art Students League. As a traditional figurative artist and plein air painter, has had a long career as a professional artist with an impressive list of commissions and sales. He’s also nationally recognized for his largescale public art mural commissions for municipal, private, and corporate collections in the United States and abroad. He has been the subject of several features in American Artist and Plein Air Magazine. Mr. Baker has won several first place and grand prize awards including Plein Air Easton, Brandywine, PA and the prestigious Irvine Museum Award. For more information, please visit garinbaker.com.