Workshop: An Overview of Painting from Photos

The Beginning-Intermediate Artist’s Guide to Learning to Paint from Photos in Just Two Days.

Understand the basics of how to paint from photos in only two days!

Two day on-demand workshop.

Price: $79.

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Purchase this course to be walked through my process of working from photos to capture an animal’s essence in a vibrant, harmonious painting. Paint along with me as I show you how I work from a photograph to complete a painting alla prima (in one sitting). Demo is in oils. Artists of all levels, from beginning to advanced, are welcome.

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About Jessie

I’ve been painting for 30 years and I can’t wait to share what I’ve learned about painting from photos with you in this 2-day course.

I’ve shown in galleries, museums, and art centers in Washington, California, South Carolina, Delaware, Illinois, Minnesota, Kansas, and South Dakota. I have 9 paintings in public collections, and wonderful collectors in over 30 states, Canada, the UK, and the Isle of Man.

Exhibiting member of Oil Painters of America and American Impressionist Society.

I love helping artists become more confident in their painting skills!

My teaching style is encouraging and joyous.

Painting is fun, hard work. So you’ll hear me laugh a lot, and also talk honestly and openly about the learning process.

I will share my knowledge of painting techniques and concepts freely with you.

Workshop curriculum

  • Welcome!
  • Choose the photo to paint from
  • Define the focus of your painting
  • Identify issues in the photograph
  • Compose your painting
  • Find support material
  • Block in
  • Paint with me
  • You’re painting from a photo is finished!

What Students Say about my online oil teaching

“Your Zoom classes have been making an online painting class feel very much like a live classroom experience. I have enjoyed painting with you and I feel like I’m learning more all the time! Thank you!” K. Clark

“I can’t tell you how excited I am to find you and finally make a decision to paint again. I have been in my oil paint four days in a row.  Saturday was so fun. I loved painting with a limited palette. That was an eye opener. […]  I do believe with some guidance I can achieve what my mind envisions. Sincerely,  Anne Marie”

“I have enjoyed your online lessons….. You are a very talented artist and I’ve enjoyed  ‘meeting’ you!”  Shelley P

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This workship is included in The Painting Class – so if you’re currently a student, no need to enroll for the workshop.

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