Intro To Oil Painting Courses

The Foundational Classes

Included with Intro to Oil Painting, Video-Based Online Oil Painting Classes AND Live Group-Based Online Oil Painting Sessions

Welcome Orientation

Welcome - Orientation

In this video course, you'll learn: 

  • features of the online artist community and courses
  • download the mobile app
  • schedule your member success call
  • and other tools to be a positive contributor to the community.
Triangle Grid Method

Ultimate Guide to Oil Painting Supplies 

In this video course, you'll: 

  • Learn what makes great oil paint
  • How and why to use one medium over another
  • How to clean your oil painting brushes
  • The does and don'ts of brush care
  • Which palette would work best for you
  • Which type of canvas would work best for you
  • Which easel would work best for you
Triangle Grid Method

Basics of Color Theory

In this video course, you'll: 

  • Learn the basics of color theory and terms
  • Paint the girl with an umbrella using only 4 colors
  • Learn to mix your colors while painting
  • Learn to use mediums and paint in layers to achieve greater color intensity.
  • The value of the color wheel.

6 Methods To Drawing

So you can get a firm foundation for your painting.  

In this video course, you'll learn: 

  • 6 methods to drawing and the tools used by artists for centuries (some of the best-kept secrets)
Triangle Grid Method

The Complete Lifecycle of Setting Up A Still Life

In this video course, you'll learn: 

  • 5 Day agenda of creating a still life
    • Day 1: Video instructions on how to create a still life light box and viewfinder
    • Day 2: Video instruction on the 4 things to consider when collecting and compiling a still life.
    • Day 3: Video instructions and demonstration on the tools to use to create still life and photograph it
    • Day 4: Video instructions and demonstration on how to use photoshop to edit the photos to have a good working reference image
    • Day 5: Start painting with the help of 2 PDF downloads with fabulous reference images of still lifes Stephanie created.
  • Adobe Photoshop template for the Triangle grid method for an accurate drawing.
Triangle Grid Method

Triangle Grid Method

In this video course, you'll learn how to: 

  • Use the triangle grid method for realistic drawings.
  • Seal your drawing so it doesn't move when applying paint.

Additional Demos and Courses with the Foundational Program

In addition, there are many other courses and demos that will help you better understand: 

  • How to mix greys
  • How to create flesh tones
  • The value of daily painting
  • How to create intensity using complementary colors
  • And more!

The best way to master a subject and technique is to Learn-Paint-Repeat.  

Learn to Paint Dew Drops Oil Painting Class

 

 

Triangle Grid Method

 

Masterclasses, Mini-Courses and Demos

 The Masterclasses and Mini-Classes

Included with the Video-Based Online Oil Painting Classes AND Live Group-Based Online Oil Painting Sessions. 

Alla Prima Online Tutorials

Alla Prima, means all at once.  For more about this subject read this article: What is alla prima?

Welcome Orientation

 

 

Triangle Grid Method

 

Triangle Grid Method

 

4 Different Painting Tutorials - Focus on Glass

When you complete these paintings you will have learned: 

  • How to Paint Glass
  • How to gently blend between light, medium and dark
  • Create the illusion of 3D images by using diffused and hard edges
  • Plan you color use to ensure you keep the colors clean (and not muddy)
  • Bonus: Learn how to use Canva to add more design to your work. 

The best way to master a subject is to Learn-Paint-Repeat.   Painting glass and light is why my eyes look so realistic. 

Welcome Orientation

 

 

Triangle Grid Method

 

Triangle Grid Method

 

4 Different Painting Tutorials - Focus on Color

When you complete these paintings you will have learned: 

  • How to Create the Illusion of movement
  • Analogous and Complementary Painting
  • Create various purple and orange paint mixes. 

The best way to master a subject is to Learn-Paint-Repeat.  

Welcome Orientation

 

 

Triangle Grid Method

 

Triangle Grid Method

 

4 Different Painting Tutorials - Focus on Mediums

These look good enough to eat! 

When you complete these paintings you will have learned: 

  • An understanding of still life composition
  • How to use mediums to create texture
  • Plan your use of color
  • Use scumbling technique to gain texture and illusion of crumbs.

The best way to master a subject and technique is to Learn-Paint-Repeat.  

Welcome Orientation

 

 

Triangle Grid Method

 

Triangle Grid Method

 

4 Different Painting Tutorials - Focus on Color and Details

When you complete these paintings you will have learned: 

  • The value of not stating all the details
  • How to create shades of purple and pink
  • How to create the illusion of a 3D object using diffused edges and hard edges.

The best way to master a subject and technique is to Learn-Paint-Repeat.  

Masterclasses Consist of:

  • Multiple weeks of instruction
  • eBooks and/or Color Mixing guides
  • And more.
Welcome Orientation

Sheep in a Field

In this video course, you'll learn: 

  • How to evaluate a composition using rule of thirds
  • Change directions in an oil painting
  • Build from dark to light
  • Create illusion of detailed fur/wool

Orange Still-life

In this video course, you'll learn: 

  • How to set up a still life
  • How to create a still-life lightbox
  • Paint this still life or your own.
Triangle Grid Method

Apple Still LIfe

In this video course, you'll learn: 

  • The Grisaille method
  • Apply thin layers of glaze using oil painting mediums
  • Build layers to achieve luminosity
  • Create folds
  • Create 3D imagery using soft and hard edges
Triangle Grid Method

Winter Landscape 

In this video course, you'll: 

  • How to make greys using complementary colors
  • Build a landscape from background to foreground
  • Identify where the light is coming from to create realistic scenes
Triangle Grid Method

Eggs in a Towel Still Life

In this video course, you'll: 

  • Learn the Brunaille method
  • Apply multiple layers of glazes using mediums
  • HOw and when to use what medium
  • How to make various shades of grey
  • How white is never truly white
  • The value of a value study
  • Create subtle transitions from light to medium and when to call out the core shadow.
Triangle Grid Method

Rhode Island Red Rooster

In this video course, you'll: 

  • How to create diffused edges 
  • Control your colors to avoid mud
  • How to paint alla prima style
Triangle Grid Method

Paint an Otter

In this video course, you'll: 

  • How to paint alla prima style
  • Use a palette knife and/or brush to scumble paint
  • Use mediums for glazing and scumbling oil painting techniques
Welcome Orientation

Study of Light and Dark

In this video course, you'll learn: 

  • When to create a high-key painting
  • When to create a low-key painting
  • The power of silent keys
  • Multi-week video demonstrations 
  • Paint a long with Stephanie
  • Reference images 
  • Tips and tricks to setting up high and low key still lifes.
  • and more
Triangle Grid Method

Painting Candles to Create A Glow

In this video course, you'll: 

  • Paint the candles 2 ways:
    • Alla Prima using a Palette Knife
    • Traditional oil painting method with glazes 
  • Recieve color mixing guide and supply guide
  • Use several mediums to create glazes and textures
  • and more! 

Oil Painting Classes 

Get what You need, when you need it!  Pick from what will work best for you! 



Intro To Oil Painting

$27

Great for Beginners!

  • 8 Foundational Video Courses
  • Access to the Positive Painter Private Artist Online Community
  • Positive Painter Coffee & Create Virtual Social
  • Member Success Call
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Video-Based Oil Painting Classes

$30/m

Most Popular

  • 8 Foundational Video Courses
  • Access to the Positive Painter Private Artist Online Community
  • Positive Painter Coffee & Create Virtual Social
  • Member Success Call
  • 18 Mini-Courses and Demos
  • 10 Masterclasses
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LIVE Group-Based Oil Painting Sessions

$100 for 4 Sessions

Work with a Pro - LIVE

  • 8 Foundational Video Courses
  • Access to the Positive Painter Private Artist Online Community
  • Positive Painter Coffee & Create Virtual Social
  • Member Success Call
  • 18 Mini-Courses and Demos
  • 10 Masterclasses
  • 4 LIVE Virtual Sessions (3 hours each)
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  • Learn about the best oil painting supplies without having to waste time and money testing them yourself.
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Ultimate guide to oil painting supplies

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The Ultimate Guide To Oil Painting Supplies

 

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