painting Archive

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 →

Ted Reed Video Demo: Painting a Hand

In our latest video demo with an Art League instructor, Ted Reed shows his Oil Painting class how to start a painting of a hand by blocking it out and finding the gesture. The finished painting appears at the end of the video. You can watch all of the demos so far in this Read more →