Aimee Erickson - Online Demonstration: The Backlit Still Life (Online); Tuesday, December 13, 2022

Date: Tuesday, December 13, 2022
Time: 9:00-11:00 AM Pacific Time (12:00-2:00 PM Eastern Time/5:00-7:00 PM London Time)
Level: All
Medium: Oil

Backlighting is not the most common choice, but once understood it offers truly exciting possibilities. It’s actually simpler than traditional 3/4 lighting and allows for a beautiful range of artistic decisions. If you’re registered for the Backlit Still Life classes or wonder if you should be, this is your chance to see Aimee’s process start to finish. Watch and ask your questions as Aimee demonstrates her approach in this two+ hour painting demo.

Aimee Erickson is an oil painter living in Portland, Oregon. She was trained as an illustrator and holds a BFA in Visual Communication Design. She has studied with a number of prominent painters including Sherrie McGraw, David Leffel, Burton  Silverman, Joseph Paquet, William Park, Stephen Hayes and Ray Roberts. Aimee teaches studio and plein-air painting, drawing and color theory locally and at venues nationwide.Her work has been awarded top prizes in many national competitions, including Oil Painters of America, American Women Artists, the Portrait Society of America, and multiple notable plein air competitions, and most recently at Plein Air Easton.


About Our Online Classes:

  • This class is taught live via Zoom. To take this class, you need a microphone and camera enabled computer OR an iPad /smart tablet OR a smart phone (android or IOS) and a strong internet connection.
  • Interact with the instructor and other participants, watch live demos and receive feedback and instruction. You will have access to a class chat forum on our website where you can share work, comment and ask questions.
  • Class will be recorded and recordings expire 60 days after the final day of the course.
  • Participants will receive an email with the Zoom link and class details 5-7 days before the class starts (don’t forget to check your junk folder). Zoom link will also be posted in the class message board. Check your confirmation email for a message board link. Find out how to access the class group message board here.