What is Atelier? Notional Space? Contours?
Fret not my friend, this is your go-to dictionary for all those wonky terms people who draw and paint realistically like to throw around. This is an ever expanding project, so check back regularly for the newest definitions!
Atelier: The French word for "studio". A place where artists learn realistic drawing, painting, and sculpting skills.
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Mandy Theis is a licensed art teacher and atelier-trained artist. She is the former Co-President of the Washington Art Education Association and Director of School of Atelier Arts.