Wayne Jiang – Paint Like the Impressionists with Acrylic (Online); Fridays, January 19-February 16, 2024

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Date: Fridays, January 19-February 16, 2024
Time: 10:00 AM-12:30 PM Pacific Time/1:00-3:30 PM Eastern Time/6:00-8:30 PM London Time
Level: All
Medium: Acrylic

In this 5-week class, learn Wayne Jiang’s unique acrylic opaque layering techniques and how to apply impressionist rationale to brush strokes, color combinations, and contrast in acrylic.

Topics and exercises will include:• Color theory behind impressionistic paintings• Exploration of color possibilities using color studies• Impressionistic brushstroke principles and techniques• Pointillism techniques• Techniques and color subject differences between the French, American, and   California Impressionism• Opaque painting layering

Class will include painting demos, student feedback, slideshow presentations and eye training exercises designed to help refine your painting techniques and observation skills. Photo references will be provided,but students are welcome to use their own.

All levels.

Wayne Jiang is a Portland-based realist acrylic painter. Combining the aesthetic of 17th century Baroque paintings and the composition of modern documentary photography, his works have been described as the contemporary interpretations of Vermeer and Hopper. His work has been widely exhibited in museums and galleries such as the Morris Graves Museum of Art, Triton Museum, Crocker Museum, Lan Su Chinese Garden, History San José, and Guardino Gallery.As an art educator, Wayne specializes in teaching acrylic both in person and online. He has 3 decades of experience working with acrylic and 13 years teaching the medium. His students are artists with diverse skill levels: from someone who has never painted to professional artists who want to refine their acrylic technique or learn a new medium. Wayne’s deep interest in art history is incorporated in both his paintings and how he teaches. www.waynejiang.com

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.