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Painting Sunflowers, August 3. 1-6 PM EST


 Course Description: Painting Sunflowers with Teresa Oaxaca


Join Teresa Oaxaca for a vibrant journey into the world of oil painting, with a special focus on one of the art world's most beloved subjects: sunflowers. This online class, entitled "Painting Sunflowers", is scheduled for August 4th and offers a unique opportunity for artists of all levels to delve deep into the techniques and visions that have captivated viewers and creators alike since the 19th century.


Led by Teresa Oaxaca, whose mastery and style evoke the great masters of the 19th century, this course is an intimate exploration of artistic expression and technique. You'll learn not just to paint sunflowers but to imbue them with your own inner vision, making each canvas a personal journey.


- **Live Demonstrations**: Watch as Teresa brings sunflowers to life on canvas, sharing her process in real-time. This includes her approach to selecting brushes, mixing colors, choosing her palette, as well as the mediums and supports she prefers. This behind-the-scenes look is invaluable for understanding the nuances of professional oil painting.


- **Hands-On Practice and Critiques**: Participants are encouraged to paint alongside Teresa, applying what they learn in real-time. You will receive live critiques during the class to help refine your technique and vision, as well as email feedback for more detailed guidance.


- **Comprehensive Technique Coverage**: Explore a range of techniques that cover everything from color theory and mixture to the use of different mediums and tools. Learn how to effectively use each tool and technique to create sunflower paintings that are rich in depth, texture, and emotion.


**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 sunflowers.

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

- 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 Sunflowers" with Teresa Oaxaca. Gather your brushes, prepare your palette, and prepare to transform your understanding and approach to painting the vibrant and soulful sunflower.


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 Sunflowers, August 3

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