Date: Friday, December 8, 2023
Time: 2:00-3:30PM Pacific Time/5:00-6:30PM Eastern Time
Breathe new life into your unfinished oil sketches, alla prima studies, or less-than-stellar plein-air paintings! If you have been painting for any amount of time you likely have a few of these piled up. Oiling out, sanding down, and working over old paintings is a great way to develop subtlety and nuance – or to completely reimagine your ideas.
Catherine will lead you through this simple but technical trick in detail, with a step-by-step process that you can apply yourself. Learn how to apply opaque and transparent paint passages in layers over your old work to refine, develop and revitalize them!
Not only is this a great way to revisit old work, but oiling out, sanding, and painting over can be incorporated into your regular painting practice. It is a great way to expand your repertoire of textural effects. Combining alla prima and indirect techniques will bring a new sophistication to your work.
Recommended for oil painters of all experience levels.
Catherine Bobkoski is a still life and figurative artist whose work celebrates the quiet beauty of ordinary things. Her expressive, yet delicate paintings of flowers and still life scenes are exhibited nationally, including at the Oil Painters of America 2021 National Juried Exhibition. Catherine also enjoys sharing her knowledge and love of painting with others. She is a sought after painting instructor with over 10 years of experience and teaches at many art schools throughout Southern California. Students describe Catherine’s teaching style as generous, thorough and joyful. She especially enjoys teaching painting and drawing basics to students in a clear, concise way that is easy to understand. Catherine began studying drawing and painting at The Watts Atelier in Encinitas, California and later at Grand Central Academy and New York University in New York City. She has also studied with many inspiring artists along the way, including Daniel Keys, Dustin Van Wechel, and Vadim Zang. www.catherinebobkoski.com
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