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Painting Sharks!- Painting in Glazes and achieving Irregular Textures with Water Effects & Shark Skin. 


In this 8 hour online workshop students will watch painting demonstrations in addition to beinginning and completing their own paintings, with the aid of personalized critiques both live and by email. 


At the start of each class video, Teresa will demonstrate on large ongoing paintings in her studio, showing various stages of the mid and finsihing stages of a painting. Emphasis on pushing the boundaries of paint by utilizing textures and atmospherical affects will be paramount. 


Texhniques covered include-

  1. Creating sustainable impastos (or extremely thick paints) with extender pigments and impasto mediums. 
  2. Creating Glazes, layering texhniques that let previous canvas and paint layers show through. 
  3. Color weaving of both the suject and background to create an atmospheric and dynamic picture (avoiding the dreaded "cut-out" affect which happens when working with ,ultiple references. 
  4. Painting from photos
  5. Painting from imagination
  6. Tying the whole compostion up seemlessly so that the viewar cannot really tell what was photo/imagination/still life/ etc 


You may follow along with the video and email a photo of your in-progress painted rose to, along with the second video of your finished painted rose. Teresa will get back to you with a critique.

Painting Sharks! Working In Glazes & Irregular Textures. (Recording Only)

  • To register you must pay in full.  Four days before from the start date you may cancel, a $30 cancellation fee will be kept.  Afterwards there are no refunds for this class.

  • 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. 


    Ultramarine Blue Green Shade (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 12x12” stretched and primed linen canvas (or panel)

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