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Escape to France Painting Retreat!

*Seats filling quickly, don’t delay!* Limited seating.

Join award winning artist, Chris Brandley, for 10 glorious days of painting, exploring, and immersing yourself into the beautiful French Countryside of the Dordogne Valley. Chris will show you how to use artistic license to paint from the heart by infusing clean, bold color, loose brush strokes and beautiful lighting into your paintings. She will demo in oils, but this retreat is open to those who work in oils as well as acrylics. Chris has over 28 years of experience in both media. In addition, she will show you how to create beautiful watercolor journals to keep as momentums from the trip. This experience is open for all levels of painting from beginners to advanced!

In this small group setting there will be descriptive and detailed step by step demonstrations along with one on one easel time and exercises to learn how to loosen up and create bold, colorful paintings. We will discuss color mixing, composition, brushwork, and more.

There will be plenty of time to relax and absorb the surrounding beauty as well.

For more information see https://chrisbrandley.com/workshops

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Alla Prima Oil Painting Workshop at Studio Art House

 

Join our Alla Prima oil painting workshop starting this January!!
This workshop is for any level of student interested in oil painting using the technique of direct oil painting known as alla prima, which creates a quick, fresh, and spontaneous look.This will be a demonstration and instruction workshop as well as individual help and one on one teaching.

With instructor James who is a contemporary realist painter and has exhibited nationally, and is currently in many personal and public collections.

Starting January 9th, Tuesdays, 10:00 am – 2:30 pm.
Workshops begin at 10am each day and goes until 2:30pm. There will be a half hour break for lunch.
Register at https://studioarthouse.com/our-clas…/flower-mound/adult-art/

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Oil Painting Workshops in Grapevine, Keller, and FRANCE!

Loosen up and go bold with clean color! Oil and Acrylic Painting Workshops for beginners to advanced: *November 10-11 2017 in Grapevine, Texas. January 12-13 2018 in Keller, Texas; Also, paint with me in Southern FRANCE in July 2018!!!

For more information and to register, visit https://chrisbrandley.com/workshops

 

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Oil Painting Workshops in Grapevine, Keller, and FRANCE!

Loosen up and go bold with clean color! Oil Painting Workshops for beginners to advanced: *November 10-11 2017 in Grapevine, Texas and January 12-13 2018 in Keller, Texas.

Also, paint with me in Southern FRANCE in July 2018!!! For more information and to register, visit https://chrisbrandley.com/workshops

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Oil Painting Workshops in Grapevine, Keller, and FRANCE!

Learn to loosen up and go bold with vibrant, clean color! My July 2018 workshop in Le Vieux Couvent, France is open to Oil and Acrylic painters, beginners to seasoned! (Early Bird Special ends September 30, 2017. )

Texas oil painting workshops coming September 29-30 (2017); November 10-11 (2017), and January 12-13 (2018). For more information, click here https://chrisbrandley.com/workshops

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Oil Painting Alla Prima Style with Chris Brandley – Open for Adults

Loosen up and go bold with clean color! Oil Painting Workshops for beginners to advanced: Open for September 29-30 2017 or October 27-28 2017 in Grapevine, Texas.

Also, paint with me in France in July 2018!

For more information and to register,  Visit chrisbrandley.com/workshops

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Upcoming Oil Painting Workshops with Chris Brandley

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Coming in July and September (Keller and Grapevine, Texas):

Chris’s workshops include step by step demonstrations, one on one individual easel time, and fun exercises to learn how to loosen up and create bold, colorful paintings. She holds nothing back, and talks through the process and colors during the demo! Chris uses the “Alla Prima” method of painting (working wet into wet) and will teach you how to layer with transparent and opaque oils, and how to keep your paints from getting muddy. She will show you how to take an ordinary photograph, and use artistic license to paint from the heart by infusing clean, bold color, loose brush strokes, and beautiful lighting. There will be an emphasis on color mixing, composition, brushwork, and more. Learn to see “Impressionistically,” and explore your ability to “suggest” rather than “render” the subject. Come prepared to have a relaxing, fun-filled learning experience. This class is for all levels of painting from beginners to advanced! For more information and to register visit https://chrisbrandley.com/workshops

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Oil Painting Alla Prima Style – Open for Teens and Adults

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  • Ages teen to adult
  • 9:30am to 4:00pm (1-hour lunch break)
  • July 28-29 (2-day workshop)
  • $250.00
  • Elm Street Studio; Keller Texas

This workshop will include step by step demonstrations, one on one individual easel time, and fun exercises to learn how to loosen up and create bold, colorful paintings. Chris uses the “Alla Prima” method of painting (working wet into wet) and will teach you how to layer with transparent and opaque oils, and how to keep your paints from getting muddy. She will show you how to take an ordinary photograph, and use artistic license to paint from the heart by infusing clean, bold color, loose brush strokes, and beautiful lighting. There will be an emphasis on color mixing, composition, brushwork, and more. Learn to see “Impressionistically,” and explore your ability to “suggest” rather than “render” the subject. Come prepared to have a relaxing, fun-filled learning experience. This class is for all levels of painting from beginners to advanced! It is designed to help you take your painting to the next level. Click here for more information.

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Oil Painting Alla Prima Style – Open for Adults

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Join award winning artist, Chris Brandley for 2 exciting days of oil painting!  Our time together will include step by step demonstrations, one on one individual easel time, and fun exercises to learn how to loosen up and create bold, colorful paintings.

 Chris uses the “Alla Prima” method of painting (working wet into wet) and  will teach you how (click for more information and to register)

Price: $250.00

Location: The Rec of Grapevine (9:30 AM – 4 PM)

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Oil Painting Alla Prima Style April 28 & 29 – Open for Adults

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New Oil Painting Workshop for Adults now open for registration! April 28-29, 2017; Grapevine Texas;
Join award winning artist, Chris Brandley for 2 exciting days of oil painting! Our time together will include step by step demonstrations, one on one individual easel time, and fun exercises to learn how to loosen up and create bold, colorful paintings.

Chris uses the “Alla Prima” method of painting (working wet into wet) and will teach you how to layer with transparent and opaque oils, and how to keep your paints from getting muddy.

She will show you how to take an ordinary photograph, and use artistic license to paint from the heart by infusing clean, bold color, loose brush strokes, and beautiful lighting.
We will discuss…(click for more information)

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Oil Painting Alla Prima Style – Open for Adults

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Oil Painting Alla Prima Style…new workshop open for Adults! March 17-18, 2017; Grapevine, Texas:

Join award winning artist, Chris Brandley for 2 exciting days of oil painting! Our time together will include step by step demonstrations, one on one individual easel time, and fun exercises to learn how to loosen up and create bold, colorful paintings.

Chris uses the “Alla Prima” method of painting (working wet into wet) and will teach you how to layer with transparent and opaque oils, and how to keep your paints from getting muddy.

She will show you how to take an ordinary photograph, and use artistic license to paint from the heart by…(click for more information)

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Oil Painting Alla Prima Style – Open for Adults

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Chris Brandley:

Join me for 2 exciting days of oil painting!  Our time together will include step by step demonstrations, one on one individual easel time, and fun exercises to learn how to loosen up and create bold, colorful paintings.

  I use the “Alla Prima” method of painting (working wet into wet) and I will teach you how to layer with transparent and opaque oils, and how to keep your paints from getting muddy.

I will show you how to take an ordinary photograph, and use artistic license to paint from the heart by infusing clean, bold color, loose brush strokes, and beautiful lighting.

We will discuss color mixing…(click for more information).

Price: $250.00

Location: The Rec of Grapevine

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Oil Painting Workshop: “Let’s Paint Italy!” Nov. 11 & 12

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Location: The Rec; Grapevine Texas, 1175 Municipal Way, Grapevine, Texas 76051
Price: $250.00

I will soon be in Italy taking lots of pictures, so that we can paint Italy together right here in Texas!

The 2 day workshop  will include step by step demonstrations, one on one individual easel time, and fun exercises to learn how to loosen up and create bold, colorful paintings.

  I use the “Alla Prima” method of painting (working wet into wet) and I will teach you how to layer with transparent and opaque oils, and how to keep your paints from getting muddy. We will work on technique, color mixing, composition, light, and brush strokes. Students will learn to see “Impressionistically” and explore to ability to “suggest” rather than “render” the subject.

Come prepared to have a relaxing, fun-filled learning experience. This class is for all levels of painting from beginners to advanced!

For more information and to register, click here. For more about the artist, see http://chrisbrandley.com/

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Impressionistic Oil Painting Workshop for Adults with Chris Brandley

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9/23/2016 – 9/24/2016

Our 2 days together will include step by step demonstrations, one on one individual easel time, and fun exercises to learn how to loosen up and create bold, colorful paintings.

I use the “Alla Prima” method of painting (working wet into wet) and I will teach you how to layer with transparent and opaque oils, and how to keep your paints from getting muddy. We will work on technique, color mixing, composition, light, and brush strokes. Students will learn to see “Impressionistically” and explore to ability to “suggest” rather than “render” the subject.

Come prepared to have a relaxing, fun-filled learning experience. This class is for all levels of painting from beginners to advanced! it is designed to help you take your painting to the next level. For more information, go to Chris Brandley Fine Art

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Oil Painting Workshop with Chris Brandley for Adults

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This workshop takes place in the beautiful, historic town of Grapevine, Texas September 23 & 24, 2016.

Our 2 days together will include step by step demonstrations, one on one individual easel time, and fun exercises to learn how to loosen up and create bold, colorful paintings.

I use the “Alla Prima” method of painting (working wet into wet) and I will teach you how to layer with transparent and opaque oils, and how to keep your paints from getting muddy. We will work on technique, color mixing, composition, light, and brush strokes. Students will learn to see “Impressionistically” and explore to ability to “suggest” rather than “render” the subject.

Come prepared to have a relaxing, fun-filled learning experience. This class is for all levels of painting from beginners to advanced! For more information and to register, click here.

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Oil Painting Workshop for Adults with Chris Brandley

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This workshop takes place in the beautiful, historic town of Grapevine, Texas September 16 & 17, 2016.

Our 2 days together will include step by step demonstrations, one on one individual easel time, and fun exercises to learn how to loosen up and create bold, colorful paintings.

I use the “Alla Prima” method of painting (working wet into wet) and I will teach you how to layer with transparent and opaque oils, and how to keep your paints from getting muddy. We will work on technique, color mixing, composition, light, and brush strokes. Students will learn to see “Impressionistically” and explore to ability to “suggest” rather than “render” the subject.

Come prepared to have a relaxing, fun-filled learning experience. This class is for all levels of painting from beginners to advanced! For more information and to register, click here.

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