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Classic Landscape Oil Painting En Plein Air - Sound Principles to Build Upon

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$225.00

Class Instructor: Douglas David
Class will cover the basic principles of oil painting with
regard to landscape painting. Painting out-of-doors, en pleinair will be a major focus of the study after the basics are covered. Whether just starting out or a seasoned painter, sound principles are a key foundation. Discussions and lectures on composition, massing, building form, light and shadow, developing atmospheric distance and depending on your own style, knowing when a work is finished (learning how to not overwork your painting). Students will work in their own style/technique so that the finished work is their own. Douglas will overview his palette and concepts his work entails. Students will mix paints and learn to mix basic strings of color to help comprehend the preparation/set up to prepare to paint out-of-doors. Students will work on studies and the emphasis will be on capturing the time of day, atmosphere and geographical elements in a quick concise way based on the covered principles.