painting Archive

Q&A with Award Winner Linda Lowery

“I worked with lots of colors, but found something special in the contrast of pink and blue.” Read more →

Q&A with Award Winner Constance Slack

"Adagios produce a different painting from Spanish Flamenco." Read more →

Hey Beginners! Take a Crash Course in Painting

One of the most common questions we get at The Art League School is where beginners should start. Read more →

New Workshop: Drawing & Painting Architecture

Drawing And Painting Architecture In The Landscape July 26–28, 2013 Registration page A new weekend workshop at The Art League this summer will be bringing the outside in, as students apply landscape techniques and other lessons to compositions of man-made buildings and machines. Guest instructor Nicholas Raynolds, whose work has been exhibited internationally and Read more →

Video Demo: Glazing Over a Grisaille Underpainting

With fall classes well underway at The Art League School, we’ll be bringing you new instructor video demos in the weeks ahead. Today’s video comes from Priscilla Treacy’s class, “Basic Oil Painting and Beyond”: For more of our instructor demos, check out this YouTube playlist. Read more →

Paint the Fall Foliage with Bobbi Pratte

Autumn in Pennsylvania: Painting Hickory Bridge Farm Plein air painting with Bobbi Pratte October 17–18, 2012 After June’s successful lavender-themed painting workshop in Pennsylvania, instructor Bobbi Pratte is returning to the area in October for another colorful event: the fall foliage at Hickory Bridge Farm. The workshop, October 17 & 18, “was a no-brainer,” Read more →