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Painting Flowers & Birds, August 24-25

Online class. 1-5 pm, EST


In this class Teresa will demonstrate her direct and indirect technique to designing, laying in and finishing her bird and flower paintings. 


Working from both life and photo references, Teresa will explain her techniques and processes for taking on this subject matter. Topics covered will include color palette, brush choice, substrate and painting medium, lighting choices,  direct painting and indirect glazing, and texture/impasto. 



**Who Should Enroll:**


This class is designed for anyone with a passion for painting and a love for sunflowers. Whether you are a budding artist looking to develop your skills or a seasoned painter aiming to explore new techniques and perspectives, Teresa's guidance will help you advance your artistry.


**What You Will Achieve:**


- A deeper understanding of the methodologies and techniques involved in professional oil painting, particularly with a focus on high chroma and.a sense of movement. 

- The ability to capture the essence and vibrancy of florals, inspired by the stylistic approaches of 19th-century masters and beyond.

- Enhanced skills in color mixing, brush selection, and the effective use of different painting mediums and supports.

- Personalized insights and critiques from Teresa Oaxaca herself, helping you to refine your art and find your unique voice in the world of oil painting.


**Join Us:**


Don’t miss this opportunity to learn from one of the contemporary art world’s most talented figures. Embark on a journey of discovery, creativity, and mastery in "Painting Flowers and Birds" with Teresa Oaxaca. Gather your brushes, prepare your palette, and prepare to transform your understanding and approach to painting the vibrant and Flora and Fauna.


Enroll now and let your artistic journey blossom under Teresa's guidance!



Supply list- This list is what Teresa Oaxaca uses herself. Please feel free to substitute any colors you find too troublesome to acquire. It is optional to have the same materials for this course.



Filbert, flat of Round. It is recommended that you acquire a “full set” (sizes 1-12) range, or skip every other size if you want to bring less brushes to class.



Ultramarine Blue Green Shade (Natural Pigments (or any ultramarine blue from Old Holland or Michael Harding or another brand of your choice)

Chromium Oxide Green


Lemon Ochre (or any Yellow Ochre)

Chrome Yellow Primrose (or a cadmium Lemon Yellow)

Lead Tin Yellow Dark (not necessary, just my favorite)

Cadmium Orange

Pozzuoli Red (a fancy name for red iron oxide pigments. Try looking for Venetian Red or English Red too)

Rose Madder (or Alizarin Crimson, our Permanent Rose)

Cypress Umber Raw Dark (or a raw Umber)

Lead White (or Titanium white, Flake White Replacement)

Bone Black (“Ivory Black” No one makes paint from natural Ivory anymore, it's just a fanciful name)

Cadmium Red instead

Cerulean Blue

French Sienna


Mediums- Age Refined Linseed Oil, Stand Oil


Canvas Support- One 20x16” stretched and primed linen canvas (or panel)

Painting Flowers & Birds, August 24-25

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