Four Week Course
Mon, Aug. 8 – 29, 2022
6:30 – 8:30 p.m.
Taught in English and Spanish
(Members have a 20% discount with code)
This is an ideal online course for beginner and intermediate students who want to improve their painting skills and learn a step-by-step process to represent bridges in cityscape paintings with acrylics. This course is suitable for new students or a continuation for those who took previous painting classes.
This four-week course will cover preliminary drawing, color combination, paint application, light, tones, values, form, texture, composition, and the use of brushes.
Students will use two bridges in cityscape reproductions as a visual reference. One contemporary painting by Andrew Valinlina and another impressionist painting by Albert Marquet.
The class meets online once a week for four consecutive weeks.
Class 1 and 3
Presentation of bridges in cityscapes images in art history. (First Class)
Drawing using an image as a visual reference.
Color Theory and practice and palette setup.
Start painting the background.
Class 2 and 4
Completion of the painting.
Color application and comparison.
Paint application and brushstrokes.
Light and shadows.
Sense of depth in a landscape painting.
Alla Prima painting technique.
Sense of unity and balance of the composition and final details.
About the Instructor
Pablo Contrisciani earned his Masters in Fine Arts, Painting at Facultad de Bellas Artes, National University of La Plata, in Buenos Aires, Argentina.
He has participated in several solo and group exhibitions locally, nationally and internationally. His work forms part of public and corporate collections from USA, Latin America and Europe. Pablo is an Oolite Arts alumnus (1998-2006 and 2010-2015) and works as a painting instructor since 1998.