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**Course Description: Painting The Floral Portrait with Teresa Oaxaca**

June 15 & 22, 1-5 pm EST


Prepare your palettes and ready your brushes for an artistic journey like no other with the exceptional Teresa Oaxaca, a masterful fine artist renowned for her vibrant and evocative oil paintings. This June, Teresa invites you to step into a world where the boundary between the floral and the figurative becomes beautifully blurred in her exclusive online class, "Painting The Floral Portrait", held over two engaging sessions on June 15th and June 29th.


**Course Overview:**


In this meticulously crafted course, Teresa Oaxaca will open the door to her artistic process, teaching you how to create an idealized portrait that whispers tales of yesteryears through a stylistic nod to the old masters, yet bellows your unique inner vision with a contemporary roar. Drawing on the evocative interplay between the human form and the effervescent beauty of florals, this class aims to transform your approach to portrait painting.


**Session Highlights:**


- **Exploring the Old Masters’ Technique:** Dive deep into the techniques that shaped the world of art, learning how to apply them to your work to evoke a sense of timeless beauty.


- **Unleashing Your Inner Vision:** Nurture your ability to channel personal creativity and vision into your artwork, breathing your soul into every stroke.


- **Floral Integration:** You'll have the opportunity to paint a selection of a dozen flowers or more, learning to incorporate the delicate complexity of florals into your portrait work.


**Between-Session Development:** A thoughtful break between sessions is designed to provide you with ample time to delve into your artwork, apply new skills, and let your creative visions flourish.


**Live Demonstrations & Critiques:**


Witness Teresa’s process in real-time as she navigates through her choice of brushes, color mixtures, palette preferences, mediums, supports, and other essential tools of her trade. This hands-on demonstration not only offers a peek into Teresa’s toolbox but also serves as a guide to refining your own artistic toolkit.


In addition to the live sessions, participants will benefit from live and email critiques of their artworks, personalized feedback designed to foster growth, and detailed answers to the burning questions that arise during the creative process.


**Who Should Enroll:**


This course is perfect for artists and enthusiasts eager to deepen their understanding of portrait painting, blend classical techniques with personal flair, and explore the vibrant interplay between florals and figurative work. Whether you’re a seasoned professional looking to explore new techniques or a passionate hobbyist seeking to elevate your work, "Painting The Floral Portrait" offers a rich, immersive experience.


**Join Us:**


Immerse yourself in the sheer joy of creation and let Teresa Oaxaca guide you in painting portraits that defy time, infused with the spirit of the old masters and the vibrant soul of modern artistry. Book your spot today and transcend the ordinary this June. Your journey to mastering the floral portrait begins here.




Enrollment is now open. Secure your canvas within this virtual atelier and unlock the door to a world where art breathes life into dreams.



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 26x18” stretched and primed linen canvas (or panel)


Painting The Floral Portrait. June 15 & 22

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