This 7-week technical oil painting course will concentrate on furthering your technical skills to create three-dimensional illusions while expressing your unique conceptual vision. Glazing, lighting, edging techniques, and others, will be demonstrated and practiced in class. You will learn how to see color as value, transforming your paintings from intermediate to advanced level work. You will create two original oil paintings from subject matter of your choosing (with instructor guidance). Artists including Michael Borremans, and Xenia Hausner will be discussed. Class lectures, demonstrations, critical group discussions will demystify the process of painting and empower you to create new works nothing short of magical.
Ingrid V. Wells has been painting for close to a decade, having shown internationally, she earned her MFA from San Francisco Art Institute.. Her work fancies the fantastic and humorous in theme and the charming, the kitschy, and the celebrity in subject. Wells’s paintings investigate the world of gendered consumerism and the ethics of fascination. Her work has been featured in The Huffington Post, Daily Mail, BUST Magazine, and Teen Vogue, among others. Wells currently lives and works in San Francisco.
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