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How to Paint Flowers in Oil with Stephanie Birdsall
Workshop Details: Follow along with artist Stephanie Birdsall as she shows you how to paint flowers in oil, Alla Prima style! With "alla prima" or "direct painting from life, in oil, in one sitting," you'll achieve loose, expressive results that capture the essence of your subject and evoke a feeling of life and energy in your work. As you follow along with Stephanie to paint these pansies step by step, you'll learn oil painting techniques for composition, brushwork, achieving clean color, adjusting values, an more for exciting results! See Materials List
Oil Painting How-To's Include:
• How to paint alla prima (direct painting)
• Lessons on brushwork, edge control, underpainting, values, and more
Preview How to Paint Flowers in Oil here now for lessons on thin underpainting that allows you to wipe out color and create texture, how to mix greens, how to think "shape" versus leaf or flower, how to add details that add dimension, and more!
Trained in art formally in England, and then under the tutelage of Richard Schmid and the Putney Painters, among others, Stephanie’s work has been featured in multiple publications and has garnered major awards. She is a signature member of The Pastel Society of America, Master Circle of IAPS and a member of OPA. She has been featured by PBS. Her work is included in several museum collections. When not traveling on location to paint plein air, Stephanie conducts workshops around the country. Visit stephaniebirdsall.com for more information.