painting tutorials

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The success of a work of art has more to do with how we see, the way we think, what we feel and our ability to manage those things than anything we do on canvas.


The more powerful the perception the more effortless the touch.  Technique can be thought of as the delivery.

Christopher Gallego will discuss both technique and the mental game of painting in private classes in your home, studio or via Skype & FaceTime.

Tutorials are geared toward advanced painters and career women and men who came to painting as adults, who are nonetheless committed to their art.

All of my current students are exhibiting and selling their work while launching their careers.

Strengthening your powers of observation and translating them into paint via alla prima, glazing and knife techniques will be the main focus of the tutorials.

Breaking bad habits and acquiring the right ones will be emphasized as well.

All student work will be reviewed before scheduling a session.


Topics covered:
Value
Color
Transitions
Texture
Edgework
Advancing and receding forms
Transparency/Opacity

Editing and finishing a work
Getting Started in your art career

List of Suggested Materials



Student Work

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