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Summer Art Workshops in Columbus Ohio!!!

Cooley Studios is proud to be hosting summer workshops in Central Ohio this summer 2018, June through August. We are offering classical drawing and oil painting classes. Space is limited, so if you’re interested in studying in one or more … Continue reading

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Best Art School In Columbus Ohio!

Congratulations! Cooley Studios have been chosen by the Expertise Community two consecutive years (2017, 2018) as one of the top art schools and best painting and drawing instructors in Columbus Ohio. Of 173 painting and drawing instructors serving Columbus, Expertise … Continue reading

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Mini-workshop – understanding color and how to make it work

Hello, Cooley Studios is hosting a 4 day mini-workshop on understanding color and learning how to make it work for you. I hope some of you artists in Columbus and surrounding cities in Central Ohio will join us. We will … Continue reading

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Calling all artists and future artists in Columbus Ohio!!!

June 12, 2017 To future artists and whom it may concern, I can say, without any shred of hyperbole, Michael Cooley is a Columbus treasure. The American art world, and Central Ohio with it, is awash with opinions about what … Continue reading

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Summer Workshops in Columbus Ohio at Cooley Studios!!!

Cooley Studios is proud to be hosting summer workshops in Central Ohio this summer 2017, June through August. We are offering classical drawing and oil painting classes. Space is limited, so if you’re interested in studying in one of our … Continue reading

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Landscape Painting!

                    Here is a painting I made from photo reference of Highbanks Metro Park in Columbus, Ohio. I dont get the opportunity to make landscape paintings that often and its been a … Continue reading

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Drawing revisited!

                            I made this drawing a couple of years ago but rushed through it. I always wanted to go back and touch it up a bit.  Until … Continue reading

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Cast Drawing

                                  Hello, here is another cast drawing I’ve done. The medium I used was graphite. I really enjoy drawing them. I am presently working … Continue reading

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Constructing a Drawing!

Every now and again, I am asked what my technique is for making figure drawings. My answer is, I construct a drawing using the block-in method. This is a method I teach at Cooley Studios to my students. I also use … Continue reading

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Still Life Painting

                              Here is a recent still life painting I did. With the exception of the warm blue background fabric, I was interested in white, red and … Continue reading

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