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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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Workshop: Oil Painting in the Alla Prima Style July 28-29

Oil Painting in the Alla Prima Style – with Chris Brandley

 

  • Ages teen to adult
  • 9:30am to 4:00pm (1-hour lunch break)
  • July 28-29 (2-day workshop)
  • Location – Elm Street Studio – Keller – 139 S. Elm St.
  • $250.00 – Supplies required, see LIST
  • 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.

 

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Art Exhibit: What a Wonderful World | Chris Brandley

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Lavish landscapes with vibrant colors as interpreted by Chris Brandley’s recent travel experiences in Europe are currently on display at Elm Street Studio in Keller. Having grown up in a military family, Brandley has a wealth of past and recent travel experiences, all of which have influenced the painter she is today. Her work will be exhibited through September 2, 2017. Please join us for a complimentary reception to meet the artist on Friday, August 4th from 6:00pm to 8:00pm. For more information, please visit our website at ElmStreetStudioKeller.com

Meanwhile A Moment In Cuba by amy mcmurry continues through June 24.

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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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Visual Art League of Lewisville news for March & April

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Visual Art League of Lewisville artists created theatre boards to The Greater Lewisville Community Theatre for Jesus Christ Superstar: Chuck Hendrickson and Joyce Landry. The theatre boards for Jesus Christ Superstar will be presented at the GLCT from March 24th through April 9th

VAL members are very active this month, with monetary awards given to the 1st place and best of show winners of the LISD art show at the MCL Grand.

Our speaker for this month is Chris Brandley, who will give a demo on oil painting.  This occurs on Tuesday, March 21st from 7-9 in classroom3 of the MCL Grand.  This is open to the public and there is no charge.

Exhibiting at Tierneys Café & Tavern through June 30th is Louise Flanagan,Pepper McCarty and Kathleen Mekailek.

In the showcase, is Artist of the Month Alfredo Santestaban through April 28th.

Tina Alvarez has an opening reception at Swirl Bakery in Flower Mound on Friday, March 24th .  5:30-7.  Focus on Color and Light…..photography

Lorraine Hayes has her artwork at the Denton Senior Center April and May.

We want to thank our sponsors, Asel, Avalon Emporium and The Container Store.

Go to www.visualartleague.org

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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 for Adults: “Let’s Paint Italy” right here in Texas!

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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.


Location: The Rec; Grapevine Texas; 9:30a.m.-4p.m.

I use the “Alla Prima” method of painting (working wet into wet) and I will teach you…(click for more information and to register)

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Let’s Paint Italy! (Right here in Texas) with Chris Bandley Jan. 27-28

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Impressionistic Oil painting workshop for Adults; January 27-28. 2017

I’ve just returned from a trip to Italy and want to bring my inspiration to you! Let’s Paint Italy!

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…(click for more information and to register!)

 

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Let’s Paint Italy! (Right here in Texas); Impressionistic Oil painting workshop for Adults; Nov. 11-12

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I have just returned from Italy with lots of inspiration for you! In this 2 day workshop I will demonstrate a step by step painting, teach methods on how to paint more loosely with beautiful, clean color. We will discuss composition, light, elements of design, use of color and brush strokes. Students will learn to see “Impressionistically” and explore to ability to “suggest” rather than “render” the subject. Demo session, one on one easel time, plus a fun exercise to loosen up!

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

 

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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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Painting in Oils with Chris Brandley; May 13-14 in Grapevine, Texas

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NEW Oil Painting Workshop just added! Coming up May 13-14 in Grapevine, Texas; and I’ve added an option if you are hesitant about buying a whole set of oil paints!

Check it out!
http://www.brandleygallery.com/workshopregistration.htm

Time:  9:30 a.m.-4 p.m. (1 hour lunch break)

Place:  The REC of Grapevine
1175 Municipal Way
Grapevine, TX76051

*Stage Room*

Cost:  $250.00

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“Reflections of Joy” Solo Exhibition by Chris Brandley

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“Reflections of Joy” Solo Exhibition featuring impressionistic oil paintings byChris Brandley will be on display at the Palace Arts Center in Grapevine, Texas from April 1st – April 29th. 300 South Main Street; Grapevine Tx 76051
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*FREE – open Monday – Friday 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. and during other special events.

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Impressionistic Oil Painting Workshop with Chris Brandley

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Oil Painting Workshop for Adults

Dates: Friday and Saturday, March 25-26, 2016

Time:  9:30 a.m.-4 p.m. (1 hour lunch break)

Place:  The REC of Grapevine
1175 Municipal Way
Grapevine, TX76051

*Stage Room*

Cost:  $250.00

Email: brandley@charter.net
Phone: 817-455-9087
Website: http://www.brandleygallery.com

*Course Description:

This Oil painting workshop takes place at the new state of the art,  multi-generational center, “The REC”, right off main street in Historic Grapevine. The room we will be in has big windows surrounded by beautiful, inspiring scenery.

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.

*There are plenty of nearby restaurants, or bring your lunch and eat in the beautiful courtyard outside the classroom!

Click HERE for information and to register!

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Impressionistic Oil Painting Workshop with Chris Brandley

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Dates: Friday and Saturday, March 25-26, 2016

Time:  9:30 a.m.-4 p.m. (1 hour lunch break)

Place:  The REC of Grapevine
1175 Municipal Way
Grapevine, TX76051

*Stage Room*

Cost:  $250.00

http://www.brandleygallery.com/ Email: brandley@charter.net
Phone: 817-455-9087

Course Description:

This Oil painting workshop takes place at the new state of the art,  multi-generational center, “The REC”, right off main street in Historic Grapevine. The room we will be in has big windows surrounded by beautiful, inspiring scenery.

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.

*There are plenty of nearby restaurants, or bring your lunch and eat in the beautiful courtyard outside the classroom!

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Grapevine Art Project Meeting: Chris Brandley on Feb. 11

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Award winning artist Chris Brandley will be presenting the program at the Grapevine Art Project’s February meeting. The meeting will begin at 6:30 on Feb. 11 with a mix and mingle; the program beginning at 7:00. Our meetings are held in the community room of the Grapevine Fire Station 4 on the corner of Hughes and Merlot just north of the Delaney Vineyards.

Chris Brandley currently teaches oli painting classes at the Elm Street Studio. She will also be teaching an oil workshop in Grapevine on March 25 & 26. For more about the artist, see her website: http://www.brandleygallery.com/.

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About Grapevine Art Project
http://www.grapevineartproject.com/
A well established community of more than 70 artists from Grapevine, Texas and surrounding areas, who love to create, enjoy, and learn about art, the Grapevine Art Project is open to artists who work in any media.

Members and non-members are invited to our regularmembership meetings where we network, discuss important upcoming events and present programs relevant to our hobby/business/passion.

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Impressionistic Oil Painting with Chris Brandley starting January 11th!

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January 11, 18, 25, and Feb. 1st

1:00-4:00 pm

*$260/ 4 week session; Supplies required.

*Course Description: I will provide the picture/set up that we will paint from together in a step by step demonstration. Bring your own photo (can be in print, on laptop, or other device) for individual painting, and one on one easel time. We will focus on oil painting technique, composition, light and color, and how to keep the color from getting muddy! Students will learn to see “impressionistically”, and explore the 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. The last day will be dedicated to working on your painting of choice. It will be your chance to get any help on something you are working on or that you’d like to start. Classes are located at Elm Street Studio in Keller, Texas. Register HERE

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Impressionistic Oil Painting with Chris Brandley

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This adult course will include paint along demos, step by step instruction, and one on one easel time. I will provide the objects and reference photo for the paint along demos. Bring your own additional photos of your favorite subjects.

We will focus on oil painting technique, composition, light, brilliant color, and how to keep the color from getting muddy!

Students will learn to see “Impressionistically”, and will explore the 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.

Session 1 is October 6th, 13th and 20th; Session 2 is November 3rd, 10th, and 17th. *(Tuesday classes)

For more information and to sign up, click here.

Classes are held at Elm Street Studio; 139 South Elm Street; Keller Tx 76248

 

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