Robert E. Wells - The Journey of the Painting: from the Sketchbook to the Finish (Online); Fridays, June 3-24, 2022

Date: Fridays, June 3-24, 2022
Time: 9:30 AM-12:00 PM Pacific Time/12:30-3:00 PM Eastern Time/5:30-8:00 PM London Time
Level: All
Medium: Oil, acrylics, watercolor or medium of your choice; drawing

A member of the New English Art Club and the Royal Society of British Artists, painter Robert E. Wells’s work is clearly identifiable thanks to his freedom of brush strokes, use of tone and color, and his individual approach to composition – always seeking out unusual views, encouraging us all to look at life from a different angle.In this innovative 4-week class, discover Wells’s painting process, from sketchbook to studio. Through demos and lectures, Robert Wells will share the journey of a painting, from conception and development to finish, as he shares techniques for using the sketchbook as a tool to inform his paintings. Students will work from their own subject matter. All levels are welcome.

Topics covered by week:
  1. The Importance of the Sketchbook- the basis for a successful painting
  2. Setting-up: composition & design elements, painting preparation, studies for the larger painting
  3. Developing the Painting
  4. Finishing Up

Robert E. Wells is a Yorkshire-born artist, known for his cityscape paintings as well as rural landscapes and figurative works. A member of the New English Art Club and the Royal Society of British Artists, he regularly exhibits his work in solo shows and the RA Summer Exhibition.

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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.