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7/16/21 DEMO: Painting Flowers in Oils, a Simplified Approach with Alex Sharma



Painting Flowers in Oils
a Simplified Approach

LIVE DEMO with Alex Sharma 
 
WHEN: Friday, July 16, 2021
(10am to 11:30am EST)


Flowers come in delightful colors, shapes, forms, and sizes. Painting them can be very rewarding and satisfying. Oils lend themselves to flowers that are bright and bold, or delicate and soft.
 
Alex will demonstrate techniques for applying paint and how to create the “look” of delicate petals and leaf shapes to depict several types of flowers.
 
The color mixing and value variations are applicable to all media. Paint along in either oils or acrylics.


Materials Included: No materials are provided by Art League of Hilton Head for this demonstration.
Requirements: All LIVE DEMOs with Alex Sharma are designed so that students can watch, or paint along with while they watch. If you choose to paint along, you're welcome to paint in whatever medium you choose, as almost all of the techniques can be applied across mediums.

For this Demonstration, here are a few supplies Alex recommends having for those of you who wish to paint along:

MATERIALS:
1. Basic Oil or Acrylic Colors (Cadmium or Cobalt yellow, Yellow ochre or Raw Sienna, Cadmium Red, Alizarin Crimson, Phthalo Blue, Ultramarine Blue, Cerulean Blue, Sap Green, Burnt Sienna and Titanium White)

*NOTES: The main thing is to have at least 1 yellow, 2 reds (cadmium and alizarin), at least 2 blues (ultramarine + cerulean or cobalt or phthalo) , and 1 green (sap is a good choice-- or Hookers or viridian). This way you will always have an excellent range of colors from which to mix other colors.

2. Heavy Paper and Brushes

QUESTIONS?
Please call Art League Academy
(open M-F 10am to 2pm EST)
or email Academy@artleaguehhi.org.
Instructor: Alex Sharma
Instructor Bio: Born into a family of artists, ALEXANDRA SHARMA learned early a unique awareness of form and space that is manifest in her work. A painter, print maker, sculptor, and art professor, Alexandra has a Fine Arts degree and has studied at the Sorbonne, France, and Oxford University, England. Her work spans over twenty-five years and she is known for unique visual imagery in her paintings and her ability to capture the moment as she works primarily en plein air.

Alexandra is a founding member of the Multi Media Arts Guild, Kingston, Canada, and member of Hilton Head Art League, Apple Pie Painters, Northview Group of Artists, and a lifetime member of the American art honorary, Delta Phi Delta.

Alexandra exhibits regularly at the Charles Street Gallery in Beaufort, SC and at ALHH Gallery.
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