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2/11/2022 ONLINE DEMO: "Palette Knife Painting for Sky and Water in Oils or Acrylics" with Alex Sharma

A LIVE ONLINE DEMO, with Alex Sharma 
WHEN: Friday (10 to 11:30am EST)
February 11, 2022

We often think that the palette knife will only be useful for painting highly textured subjects of for working in a thick, impasto method.  Imagine painting beautiful, smooth water with reflections and dramatic skies.   Once you learn how to hold and to load your palette knife with paint, these effects will seem to happen automatically as you paint. 
Alex will be painting in oils, but the method is the same for acrylics.  Paint along in either oil or acrylic.

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Materials Included: No materials are provided by Art League of Hilton Head for this demonstration.
Requirements: All LIVE ONLINE DEMOs with Alex Sharma are offered through ZOOM and 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, keeping in mind this demo is specifically focusing on the oil medium

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

Cadmium or Cobolt Yellow
Yellow Ochre (or Raw Sienna)
Cadmium Red
Alizarin Crimson
Phthalo Blue
Ultramarine Blue
Cerulean Blue
Sap Green
Burnt Sienna
Titanium White
*Have available the colors you have & we will go from there!
NOTE: The main thing is to have at least 1 Yellow, 2 Reds (Cadmium & Alizarin),. at least 2 Blues (Ultramarine & Cerulean/Cobolut or Phthalo) & 1 Green (Sap is a good choice or, or Hookers/Viridian). Add these to the primaries: Burnt Sienna AND Yellow Ochre (or Raw Sienna).

2. Whatever medium you use with your oils
3. At least a couple of good brushes
4. Paper Towles
5. Heavy Duty Paper Suitable for Oils/Acrylics

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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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