Christine Lafuente – Alla Prima Oil Painting Techniques (Online); Wednesdays, March 6-27, 2024

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Date: Wednesdays, March 6-27, 2024
Time: 10:00 AM-1:00 PM Pacific Time, 1:00-4:00 PM Eastern Time, 6:00-9:00 PM London Time
Level: All
Medium: Oil

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This workshop focuses on how principles of viscosity allow the oil painter to layer wet-into-wet and complete a painting in a single session. We will be exploring various oil painting mediums and how they affect paint handling. Other topics covered will be palette organization, limited color palettes, mixing, white pigments, tonal design of a painting, and toned grounds. Put on your lab coat and join me for some experiments!

A native of Poughkeepsie NY, Christine Lafuente received an A.B. in English from Bryn Mawr College in 1991. She then moved to downtown Philadelphia to earn a Certificate in Painting and Printmaking from the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts. There she was awarded a Louis S. Ware Memorial Scholarship for European Travel. While Artist-in-Residence at the Fleisher Art Memorial from 1997 to 2002, she began teaching and studied at the Barnes Foundation. In 2003 she moved to Brooklyn NY, where she earned a Masters in Fine Arts at Brooklyn College. Christine currently lives and works in Brooklyn throughout the year and spends summers painting in Maine.

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