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Studio Painting Fundamentals (Live Class)

Join instructor Catherine Boboski for a 7-week interactive Live Class, where you will learn the essential principles and techniques of painting in a studio. She will guide you on how to select a still-life subject, arrange the composition, and take and edit photo references. Furthermore, she will demonstrate how to convey complex subjects through drawings and color studies. You will also learn how to analyze colors and pick a limited palette to produce realistic paintings. During the course, you will develop methods for starting a painting and refining it over several working sessions. You will acquire various techniques such as oiling out, using sandpaper to smooth the surface, glazing and scumbling, and building up details and focus in your painting.

2 Lessons 14h 21m 38s of videos

Previously Live

Common Questions

How do I earn a Certificate of Completion for this class?

Earn a digital Certificate of Completion when you complete this Live Class and submit all assignments for review before the end of term. The guidelines with all the information pertaining to the Certificate of Completion are here: Live Class Certificate of Completion Guide.

How do I participate in these Live Classes?

You can participate by accessing the live lesson page on Wednesdays at 5:00 pm PT. This event is for NMA subscribers, you can sign up for important email updates here. You will be updated when the stream goes live, with assignment reminders, and any schedule changes.

How can I submit my work for critique?

If you want to submit your drawing for critique, follow the submission guidelines PDF located in the assignment tab of each lesson.

What materials do I need to get for this Live Class?

A material PDF list is linked in each lesson under the description. Please check the file to see what you need to prepare.

Are there any assignments in this Live Class?

This Live Class includes downloadable assignment PDFs, that help you practice the content hosted by Catherine. Keeping up with these assignments will maximize your learning outcomes.

How can I interreact with other students taking this Live Class?

A great way to interact with fellow students is to join our Discord channel. Each Live Class has its very own channel where students can interact, ask questions, submit for community feedback, and more. This is also a great resource for updates and other events happening here at New Masters Academy.