Ingrid Christensen – Color and Shape: Elements for Dynamic Paintings (Online); Tuesdays, January 10-31, 2023

This class is no longer available for registration. Please view our Online Course Catalog for current class listings.

Date: Tuesdays, January10-31, 2023
Time: 10:00 AM-1:00PM Pacific Time (1:00-4:00 PM Eastern Time/6:00-9:00PM London Time)
Level: All
Medium: Oils or acrylics

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Learn to paint complex, confident works full of glowing color interactions in this 4-week class.

We’ll begin with an in-depth exploration of the restricted palette, focusing on the logic of color mixing, temperature and interactions. Students will learn different methods for creating shadows, how to infuse lights with color, and how to activate colors by manipulating value and context.

Next, we’ll develop simple still life paintings using a shape-based, alla prima approach. Abstract thinking, big brushes, and a fuss-free approach will be key to producing works of loose accuracy and realism. Still life is the vehicle for this workshop but not the goal. The concepts that we cover will enhance the practises of painters working in any genre from portraiture to landscape.

The class is suitable for painters in oil and acrylic. Ingrid’s demonstrations will be in oil.

Ingrid Christensen is an award winning painter and instructor who specializes in figurative and still life oil painting. Influenced by French and Russian Impressionism, her work is an exploration of light, color and dynamic mark making.

A self-proclaimed “paint nerd”, Ingrid has written and featured in Winsor & Newton Masterclass videos, contributed articles to Artsy Magazine, and taught sold-out workshops in Canada and Mexico.

Ingrid lives in Calgary, Canada and has made her peace with snow.

This class is no longer available for registration because it was held in the past.  Please view our Online Course Catalog to see current classes.