Beschreibung


Learn how to craft a painting from start to finish. This workshop is an introduction to the expressive and versatile medium of painting with a focus on foundation techniques. Learn how to mix colors, arrange your pallet and plan your painting in order to lay down those first few strokes with confidence. 


Details at a glance

  • Duration: This workshop meets online weekly for 5x Fridays for 2 hours. Livestreaming classes and personalized feedback on completed work.
  • What is included: The online live-streaming classes, live demos, individual feedback, supplementary material, recordings of the weekly live streaming sessions.
  • What should I bring: Just be in a good mood bring your painting equipment.
  • What will I be taking home: After the workshop, you will have a solid foundation to launch your own painting journey, tricks to mix colors, arrange your pallet and plan your painting.

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Intro Painting-Workshop [English]

Offered entirely online  : This workshop meets online weekly for 5x Fridays. Livestreaming classes and personalized feedback on completed work.

with G Caruso

Learn how to craft a painting from start to finish. This workshop is an  introduction  to the expressive and versatile medium of painting with a focus on foundation techniques. Learn how to mix colors, arrange your pallet and plan your painting in order to lay down those first few strokes with confidence.

Build your painter’s vocabulary with the following skills:

  • Essential painter’s color theory.
  • Mix colors and organize a palette.
  • Observe color relationships accurately.
  • Plan a composition.
  • Introduction to layering and glazing.
  • Painting on a toned ground.
  • The difference between painting from life and painting from a photograph.
  • Tricks and tips for keeping a painting fresh, finishing touches and unifying elements.

By the end of this workshop you will have a solid foundation upon which to launch your own painting journey. Even if you are complete beginner! Practice painting from direct observation as well as how to use photographs and reproductions as inspiration. Finally, begin your  exploration of individual style  and personal expression. We will look at examples from both art history and contemporary art for technical and conceptual insights.

Painting medium

You may participate in this workshop using any opaque painting medium. This includes acrylic, gouache and oil (water-based oils or traditional) paint. G will tailor the live demos to the specific medium of each student. If you have questions regarding paint, feel free to contact us.

Our Online Workshop Format:

  • Livestreaming  classes take place via online video conference (using Zoom). The instructor conducts  live demos with step-by-step instruction so that you can work together in real time. You also have the opportunity to ask questions and get feedback during class time.
  • We keep class sizes small and the atmosphere is  interactive  and  supportive .
  • Finish exercises or practice  at your own pace , at home, outside of class time.
  • Receive  individual feedback  on your completed work and exchange comments and questions with the instructor and your fellow workshop participants in an  encouraging  environment.
  • Find  supplemental material  and watch the progress of other participants by visiting the workshop Dropbox folder in between classes.
  • Recordings  from each week’s livestreaming session are available in case you miss a class or want to review a demo.

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Berlin Drawing Room offers workshops taught by professional artists since 2011with a focus on drawing and painting, based in the belief that everyone can learn how to draw! We believe that the experience of hands-on creation should be accessible to anyone and that drawing is not a skill reserved for art making but is an essential part of communication and perceiving the world. Join us for a hands on workshop online or in our Kreuzberg studio.

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