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Painting the Figure in Oils

This opportunity is being cancelled for now, due to new COVID-19 restrictions.

Painting Figure Studies in Oils
Instructed by Geoffrey Klepeis

Dates: Wednesdays, 1:00 – 3:30pm
Six classes November 11 – December 16, 2020
Cost: $420 regular, on sale $350
Price includes fees for live models.

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This class instructs a classical method of creating studies of the nude figure in oils. Know as the poster study, this term describes a small painting with simplified areas of flat color.

It is a powerful tool, designed to reinforce the student’s conceptual ability to create convincing volume, light effect, and color. As well, improve their ability to mix and apply oil paint in an effective and vibrant way.

It is an ideal method to break down global effects of light, understand how to mix clear and accurate colours, and to serve as a guide for final paintings.

The class is six weeks long and includes two class demonstrations by the instructor and four classes of open painting with one-on-one instruction.

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