Charles Bane Offers Specialty Classes at Jerry’s Artarama in W. Palm Beach

Charles Bane is an alumnus of both the Bak and Dreyfoos Schools. An incredibly skilled, multimedia artist, his teaching style has gained impressive popularity with students of all ages.  He teaches classes at Jerry’s Artarama in W. Palm Beach to not only ease students’ anxieties when they apply for the Bak or Dreyfoos Schools, but to enhance their portfolios.  The Rickie Report takes a look at some of the artwork from his classes and suggests that anyone who needs a refresher with their drawing techniques, adults included, sign up! You’ll find him at Jerry’s Artarama offering his expertise.

 

 

 

 

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BAK & DREYFOOS PREP with Charles Bane

 

The curriculum of each of these schools challenges students to achieve a high standard of artistic professionalism and academic excellence.  Charles Bane’s classes at Jerry’s Artarama in West Palm Beach help level the playing field, as students apply for acceptance in these programs.

 

 

 

TRR: Tell our readers about your own creativity

CB:

Currently, I’m a student at FAU and plan to work at a finance firm after passing the Series 7 & 66 exams.  My artwork is really me just experimenting. Depending on the day, I’ll explore abstract… although lately I’ve been having fun with Liechtenstein-inspired paintings exploring depression in super heroes.

 

 

Painting by Charles Bane

Painting by Charles Bane

 

 

 

TRR:  Please share some details about your prep classes at Jerry’s Artarama

CB:

 My classes at Jerry’s Artarama in W. Palm Beach are a Bak/Dreyfoos prep class. Instead of exploring the different points of the audition with an equation for the kids to follow, I push their critical thinking and abilities so the auditions seem easy.

 

 

 

Charles Bane's Prep Class at Jerry's Artarama

Charles Bane’s Prep Class at Jerry’s Artarama

 

 

 

Normally, I use massive still lives, fast paced gesture drawings, and monster paper sculptures.

 

 

 

Students in Charles Bane's Prep Class at Jerry's Artarama

Students in Charles Bane’s Prep Class at Jerry’s Artarama

 

 

TRR:  What is the main focus of the class?

CB:

 

It’s all about critical thinking and pushing problem solving skills. This way, no matter the level they’re on, they can stay in a comfort zone and move forward.

 

 

 

 

Charles Bane Prep Class, Jerry's Artarama

Charles Bane’s Prep Class, Jerry’s Artarama

 

 

The auditions are an endurance test. Most of my students stay with me from the year before their audition up until the actual audition.

 

 

 

TRR:  Do you have any help hints to share with us?

CB:

Honestly, a sketchbook can be a student’s best friend. I always tell my students to keep drawing.

 

Art Supplies

Art Supplies in Charles Bane’s Studio

 

 

TRR:  When do your classes take place?

CB:

 

The classes are on Saturdays. There is a $15.00 fee and all are welcome. I’ve had adults  who just needed a refresher on drawing.

 

 

 

Painting in Progress with Charles Bane

Painting in Progress with Charles Bane

 

 

 

For more information about Charles Bane’s classes, other workshops and classes and special events at Jerry’s Artarama, please visit:

http://www.westpalmbeach-jerrys.com

 

For more information about Charles Bane’s artwork, please visit:

http://blackwellbane.tumblr.com

 

 

 

 

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