Brooke Olivares – Painting People with a Point of View (Online)

Date: Fridays, July 26-August 9, 2024
Time: 10:00 AM-12:30 PM Pacific Time, 1:00-3:30 PM Eastern Time, 6:00-8:30 PM London Time
Level: All
Medium: All (Brooke will demonstrate in oil)


Brooke Olivares’ class will focus on creating moving paintings based on the people and the environments they occupy. Learn to observe and document the essence of your subject through a personal point of view. The 3-week course will give a step by step process of thumbnailing, taking and selecting successful photo reference, drawing studies and execution of a final painting. Olivares will be demonstrating in oil, but other media welcome. All skill levels welcome.

Week 1:

  • How I begin my paintings through the process of thumbnailing, taking and using photo reference, and drawing studies. Process Demonstration.
  • Students will use the various process strategies to select their subjects and work on composing their pieces.

Week 2:

  • Give feedback on process work from Week 1
  • Demonstration: beginning a painting from your process

Week 3:

  • Give feedback on painting progress
  • Demonstration: mark making and paint application to add finishing touches
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