Ingrid Christensen - Making Sense of Your Materials (Online); Friday, August 13, 2021

Date: Friday, August 13, 2021
Time: 2:00-3:30 PM Pacific Time, 5:00-6:30 PM Eastern Time, 10:00-11:30 PM London Time
Medium: Oil
Level: All

Take charge of your painting materials with this comprehensive look at brushes, oil paint mediums and painting surfaces.   

Ingrid will demonstrate and discuss:

  • a selection of traditional and modern paint additives, from oils and solvents to alkyds and waxes.  You’ll learn which mediums are best for different painting techniques as well as how to safely use and dispose of them.
  • a variety of brush shapes and types – both synthetic and natural – to help you choose the right brush for each technique.  You’ll see how different brush shapes and bristles affect the types of marks that you can make .  As well, you’ll learn about the relationship between paint consistency and bristle type.
  • the benefits and drawbacks of several different painting surfaces.  You’ll see how a surface affects the marks that you make and learn how to choose, or make, the right surface for your painting style.  Ingrid will demonstrate using canvas, linen, wood and aluminum.

Ingrid is enthusiastic and knowledgeable about the technical aspects of oil painting and enjoys answering your questions.  You’ll be invited to ask questions throughout the demonstration.

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.
Facebook: Ingrid Christensen Fine Art
instagram: ingridchristensenartist

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About Our Technique Takeaways

  • 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.
  • You will be able to ask questions throughout the presentation via the Zoom chat box. 
  • This presentation will be recorded and the recording will be available for 30 days.
  • Participants will receive an email with the Zoom link and class details the night 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 more about accessing the class group message board here. 
  • Please note, the Technique Takeaways are non-refundable. If you are unable to attend live, you will have access to the recording for 30 days.