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Impressionist Techniques: Roots, History, and Practice

Understanding Materials and Techniques

Tuesdays, February 4 – February 25, 6 – 8pm


Édouard Manet. Laundry (detail), 1875. BF957. Public Domain.

$220; members $198;
(4 classes)

Class is full; join the wait-list.

About the Class

This four-week workshop tracks the origins of impressionist color theories and painting and drawing practices. Each week, the instructor will present and demonstrate a variety of techniques and materials. Each lesson will be followed by a gallery tour and discussion.

Capacity: 18


Al Gury

Gury is chair of painting at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, where he teaches drawing, painting, and art history. A painter of landscapes, portraits, still lifes, and figures, he also exhibits at F.A.N. Gallery in Philadelphia and other galleries around the country. He is the author of three books on art and numerous articles published nationally and internationally.