Advanced Figure Painting

Want to develop your painting style and increase your skill set? This online class will explore several advanced painting techniques while focusing on a single figure pose for the entirety of the course. Learn to understand and use multiple painting surfaces, underpaintings, glazing, and painting to enhance light. You can expect instructor demonstrations and plenty of individual instruction and feedback.

An understanding of painting fundamentals is strongly recommended.

Special Notes
This is an online class hosted through Zoom. We recommend that you download the free Zoom application on your computer, phone, or tablet in advance of the first class. Within 48 hours of registration, you will receive a confirmation email containing a link to join the course via Zoom. The same link will be used each week.

Tuition Assistance is Available
To make our classes and workshops accessible to everyone, Fleisher offers tuition assistance every term so that everyone can join our creative community. We have recently streamlined the application process, making it even quicker and easier. Tuition assistance applications can be completed once registration is open by clicking here. The deadline to apply is Wednesday, Aug. 12. Tuition assistance notifications will be sent by Wednesday, August 26.

Required supplies:

  • 18×24 inch or larger stretched canvas

  • Natural bristle oil brushes (flat #2, #4, #6, and #8)

  • Turpenoid

  • Oil Paints: Burnt Sienna, Titanium White, Ultramarine Blue

  • Additional paints (for later in the semester): Cadmium Green, Cadmium Orange, Cadmium Red (Dark, Medium), Cadmium Yellow, Cobalt Violet, Yellow Ochre