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January 30, 2020 6:00–8:00 pm
Rubenstein Arts Center, Room 131

Paint Like Afremov

Taught by Serah Ashby
Duke Create poster

About the Workshop

Afremov's Alley by the Lake

Learn some of the art techniques used to create the illusion of three dimensions on a two-dimensional surface as we create our own versions of Leonid Afremov’s painting Alley by the Lake. In addition to learning about vanishing point we will explore how careful placement of hue, tint, tone, and shade can add perspective to any painting. At the completion of the workshop, students will leave with a completed 11×14 painting.

About the Instructor

Serah Ashby received her B.F.A in Digital Design. After 9 years of working as a web and graphic designer, she followed her true passion as a visual artist, working predominately in acrylics and oil. Inspired by the unknown and influenced by the principles of design, she broadened her discipline towards sculptural art, working with materials like wood, metal, cement and epoxy resins.

About the Location

This workshop will meet in the Rubenstein Arts Center’s Makerspace.

About DukeCreate

DukeCreate is a series of free, hands-on arts workshops designed to help Duke students, staff, and faculty develop a variety of creative skills. Workshops are open to all skill levels and backgrounds. Most take place in the Duke Arts Annex or the Rubenstein Arts Center and are typically held weeknights 6-8pm.

Workshops are free to all Duke students and staff, with priority given to students. Class size is limited. Students must sign up in advance. Registration for the following week’s DukeCreate workshops goes live on Friday mornings – sign up in advance to guarantee your spot!  Online enrollment for Duke staff opens on the day of the workshop. Staff can also show up 10 minutes prior to a workshop in case a slot becomes available. Walk-ins will be accommodated on a space-available basis.

DukeCreate is sponsored by the Office of the Vice Provost for the Arts (DukeArts) and University Center Activities and Events (UCAE).