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Fri, May 07



Foundations for Painting Virtual Class

May 7-28, Fridays, 12:00-12:30 p.m.

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Foundations for Painting Virtual Class
Foundations for Painting Virtual Class

Time & Location

May 07, 2021, 12:00 PM – 12:30 PM


About the Event

Delight in this virtual foundations of painting - composition, brush and painting techniques, art history, and color theory - with artist Alex Hess. Hess, a Pittsburgh-based artist, takes you through weekly lessons designed to encourage your painting practice and share knowledge on the foundations of painting.

May 7th: Composition

How to create a harmonic armature on any Size/Surface. Demo example – And how the past masters utilized this when thinking about the compositions.

May 14th: Underpainting Process

How to quickly build up values using 1 color + White – The importance of the underpainting and how different artists preferred different grounds and ways of doing it. The benefits of the tones uniting to make a more complimentary finished painting.

May 21st: Palette

Mixing demo/ Creating Color strings – And how to accurately know how to achieve a targeted color – Mixing a series of different colors (Skin Tones, Nature, Fruit Etc…)

May 28th: Brushes

The difference between each and how certain ones help to provide certain characteristics within the painting (How to know which brush to use.)


  • Foundations of Painting

    Four virtual lessons exploring the foundations of painting.

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