***NOTE: This seminar starts on the Sunday BEFORE NOVA STARTS*** First Time Taught in the U.S. -- Hello to all you friends of colors and brushes. Ever wanted to know what is going on in Roman’s brain while painting? In this class Roman tries to tell you everything he can. It is a full 3 days of inspiration suitable for beginners, journeymen and professionals alike. From tons of theory to painting meditation this class let’s you leave with a display figure that you created with Roman’s help and under his guidance.The class is not only aimed at beginners, it rather gives an introduction in Roman's theoretical and practical knowledge of painting miniatures. In this class well experienced teacher, Roman Lappat, also known in the web as "jarhead" gives you an insight in his way so you easily can paint up wonderful models. He will take you on a journey through art history to explain to you how all aspects of light/shadow, contrasts, color harmony and storytelling can play together in theory and practical exercise. The class is a hands on class and you will return home with an almost base and model. Promised. During the class you will not only learn to improve your painting skills, you will also learn the 'Why?' behind everything explained and with that you will be able to teach yourself in your own hobby future by just recognizing what nature has to offer.The theory- and hands on parts contain: 1. Learn to see your world with different eyes, 2. Introduction into basing composition, 3. Learn how to feel harmony in different aspects, 4. Important contrasts for figure painting, 5. Explanation about how to paint a light situation on your figure, 6. Understand colour theory and learn how to use it properly, 7. Learn about different materials, their unique properties and learn to paint them, 8. Learn to lose fear of doing something wrong, and 9. much more!SUPPLIES: wet palette (classroom will have supplies to make a easy version if you need it), one package of Milliput Standard Yellow, hand drill, your hobby blade, your painting lamp (best would be with a daylight bulb), Pattafix or bluetac plus a box to bring home your miniature, brushes (please bring the brushes you usually use. One rule if you do not own one yet: Please buy one Windsor & Newton Brush, Series 7, long (not small), size 1 or size 2), paints (GW Colors, Vallejo Model Color, Scale75 or P3. You do not have to bring all the colors you have –-> please bring the colors you often paint with. No need for buying a big list of new colors. Rather do this after the class, when you have seen what you can do with some specific colors. Please no Vallejo Game Colors), Pattafix or bluetac plus a box to bring home your miniature and a multiplug. Students will be provided a miniature, basing material, sandpaper, metal pins, cork, primer, blister sponges, PVA glue, and a painting class handout.