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Paint like Van Gogh - Sunflowers/ Oil Painting/ Yellow on Yellow
Sun 7 May 2017, 15:30 – 18:30 BST
In this session you will learn how to paint oil wet on wet, and use pigments like Vincent Van Gogh!
This session will have the group painting from life a Van Gogh subject, it is all about expressive colour and the Lust for Life! Famously Van Gogh struggled with money, and having need to address his brother Theo on the subject often, was spending great amount of his income on the aluminium tubes with oil paint, he particularly favoured Cadmium Yellow... We will investigate why. You will be happy to take a Van Gogh home with you.
Can you beat Vincent? The practical calss will be accompanied with the art historical account of the period in question and the full life story of the artist. In the end we will compare the artwork we created with the one of great master.
It is a life painting class and not copying the existing painting! You will create your own masterpiece in the manner of the great master!
This course of workshops is all about learning the techniques of various artists, their place in the art history, the range of materials they used and a subject matter they favoured, which we will mimic and study in detail in the studio, yet from life and not from a copy!
These classes will be limited to 12 people and will last approximately 3 hours.
You will be able to enter the world of a selected famous artist and do live painting in their manner under a guidance of academicaly trained artist! It will be an insightful journey into art complimented with the lesson in art history and in-depth story of the artist you will enjoy!
You will never look at these artists again in the same way upon your next museum visit!!!