Christine Lafuente - Atmospheric Color in Plein Air Painting (Online); Mondays, June 6 & 20, 2022

Date: Mondays, June 6 & 20, 2022
Time: 9:30 AM-12:30PM Pacific Time (12:30-3:30 PM Eastern Time/5:30-8:30PM London Time)
Level: All
Medium: Oil

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In this two-week class, Christine Lafuente will discuss practices related to plein air painting including achieving atmospheric color, working directly on site and understanding how to work from direct visual perception. Discover ways to experiment with bringing your plein air studies into the studio!

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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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.