Egg Tempera Demo with Margaret Krug

Egg Tempera Demonstration by Margaret Krug, July 8th at 5:30pm

Please join us at our New York store for a demonstration by Margaret Krug, Author of An Artist’s Handbook, on Thursday, July 8th at 5:30pm***

An Artist’s Handbook
Every art studio needs a comprehensive guide to drawing and painting materials and how to use them. Written by contemporary artist and instructor Margaret Krug with today’s artist in mind, An Artist’s Handbook is just that, complete with demonstration photographs, taken especially for this book, showing the materials and techniques described in action. The lively text demystifies a variety of historical and contemporary techniques, from the selection of media, preliminary sketching, and the preparation of canvas to fresco, oil, tempera, encaustic, and acrylic painting. Copious color art reproductions serve as both models and inspiration; along with her general instructions, Krug adds basic exercises for the reader to encourage and emphasize the value of independent exploration of media. This is the only “materials and techniques” book the contemporary artist and student will ever need.

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For more information on Margaret Krug and her upcoming courses: (click on courses)

Margaret Krug is a painter who received her MFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. She has exhibited at AIR Gallery, The Painting Center, The Whiney Museum of American Art, The Window Gallery, The Nix Gallery, and Vlepo Gallery in New York City and at the Art Institute of Chicago, the Nelson-Atkins Museum and elsewhere throughout the United States, Europe, and South America. She is the director of a painting, drawing and art history program at the Spannocchia Foundation in Italy. She is Assistant Professor of painting and drawing at Parsons The New School for Design. While Senior Lecturer at the Whitney Museum, she taught twentieth and twenty-first century American art. She taught painting, materials and techniques, at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. She was awarded the School of the Art Institute of Chicago Traveling Fellowship Award for Painting: George D. and Isabella A Brown Traveling Fellowship. In 2008 she was awarded the Art and Art History Distinguished Alumni Award from the University of Nebraska at Omaha. Her book, An Artist’s Handbook: Materials and Techniques, was published by Harry N. Abrams in New York and Laurence King Publishing (distributed worldwide by Thames and Hudson) in London in January 2008. Blume in Barcelona published the Spanish edition in March 2008, Dumont Publishing in Cologne published the German edition in August 2008, and Art Publish published the Russian edition in September 2008. Anhui Fine Arts Publishing published the Chinese edition in Shanghai in August 2009. In 2010 her book received the “Jinguang” (golden light) award in China. Margaret Krug was born in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. She lives in New York City.

***Please note this demonstration is being filmed as part of a documentary.

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