Flower Painting Marathon in Alla Prima Oil Painting with Christine Lafuente

Flower Painting Marathon in Alla Prima Oil Painting with Christine Lafuente
This 4-day workshop focuses on mastering materials and techniques in oil painting from observation/visual perception. More specifically, this workshop will cover palette organization,limited palettes, control of color-mixing in tonal painting, alla prima oil painting technique, use of mediums,composition, the aesthetic relationship between visual perception and still-life arrangement, and learning to see in abstract terms.
The first afternoon will include optional individual critiques, 15 minutes long, during uninstructed studio painting time. Students are invited to bring in 3-6 pieces for that purpose on the first day. The second day will include a full morning of lecture/demonstration. The third day will be devoted entirely to painting and one-on-one instruction. The final morning will include a brief group critique with paintings done during the workshop.
 
Class size is limited to 8 students. Experience in drawing from life/observation is recommended.  
Bring a snack and beverage to enjoy during breaks.
Materials:
Suggested Oil Colors:
•           Burnt Sienna
•           Ultramarine Blue
•           Titanium White or Titanium/Zinc Blend
•           Lead/Flake White
•           Yellow Ochre
•           Ivory Black
•           Cadmium Red Medium*[*AVOID “HUE”s]
•           Cadmium Yellow Pale*[*AVOID “HUE”s]
•           Cobalt Blue*[*AVOID “HUE”s]
•           Alizarin Crimson
•           Cadmium Yellow Medium*[*AVOID “HUE”s]
•           Cadmium Lemon
•           Cerulean Blue*[*AVOID “HUE”s]
•           Raw Umber
•           Raw Sienna
•           Rose (either Rose Madder or Permanent Rose)
 ADDITIONAL: Jaune Brillant, Terra Rosa, Terra Verte
 
Brushes:
•           A decent range of mid-size to large (#4 -#12) HOG bristles in a variety of flats, rounds, and filberts. Use ONLY good quality, good condition brushes. 
ADDITIONAL: Sables and/or soft synthetic brushes
 
Basic Mediums:
•           Odorless Mineral Spirits/Turpenoid or Turpentine.
•           Artist Grade Linseed Oil
  
Surfaces:
•          4-6 midsize surfaces: approximately (11”x14” to 14”x18”), and a few additional smaller surfaces (8x10 or so)
Cotton Canvas, Linen Canvas, Panel, Museum Board. Must be adequately primed

Bring your garden clippings for a Flower Painting Marathon!

This 3-day workshop focusses on alla prima technique in oil painting with a focus on color and palette. More specifically, this workshop will cover palette organization, control of color mixing in tonal painting, use of mediums, composition, and learning to see in painterly abstract terms. Each day will consist of a 1-2 hour lecture and demonstration, followed by painting time with one-on-one instruction. Be prepared to experiment!

Bring a snack and beverage to enjoy during breaks. 


Experience in drawing from life/observation is recommended.  

Bring a snack and beverage to enjoy during breaks.

Materials:

Suggested Oil Colors:

•           Burnt Sienna

•           Ultramarine Blue

•           Titanium White or Titanium/Zinc Blend

•           Lead/Flake White

•           Yellow Ochre

•           Ivory Black

•           Cadmium Red Medium*[*AVOID “HUE”s]

•           Cadmium Yellow Pale*[*AVOID “HUE”s]

•           Cobalt Blue*[*AVOID “HUE”s]

•           Alizarin Crimson

•           Cadmium Yellow Medium*[*AVOID “HUE”s]

•           Cadmium Lemon

•           Cerulean Blue*[*AVOID “HUE”s]

•           Raw Umber

•           Raw Sienna

•           Rose (either Rose Madder or Permanent Rose)

 ADDITIONAL: Jaune Brillant, Terra Rosa, Terra Verte

 

Brushes:

•           A decent range of mid-size to large (#4 -#12) HOG bristles in a variety of flats, rounds, and filberts. Use ONLY good quality, good condition brushes. 

ADDITIONAL: Sables and/or soft synthetic brushes

 

Basic Mediums:

•           Odorless Mineral Spirits/Turpenoid or Turpentine.

•           Artist Grade Linseed Oil

  

Surfaces:

•     a range of 6-8 smaller to midsize surfaces: from 8x8 up to 16x20

Cotton Canvas, Linen Canvas, Panel, Museum Board. Must be adequately primed

 

Friday-Sunday, 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

 

 

19S-2DAW-0072
May 17, 18, 19 10:00 AM-4:00 PM
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Class Date: May 17, 2019
3 Session(s)
Instructor: Christine Lafuente
Members: $ 625.00 | Non-Members: $ 650.00
Material Fees: $ 0.00