AbstRact oil painting:
R&F PIGMENT STICKS & COLD WAX MEDIUM
Learn the basics of abstract painting with oils and compatible abstract methods, including R&F Pigment Sticks and Cold Wax Medium!
In this class, we'll discover why oil paints are a favorite among many artists. There are so many options for creating abstracts with oils.
We will focus on tubed oil paint, R&F Pigment Sticks, and the Gamblin Sampler Kit that includes our texture-making mediums like alkyd, solvent-free gel, and cold wax medium.
We will explore how to:
Students will get to practice our weekly lessons with hands-on exercises with guidance, peer interaction, and 1-on-1 feedback from the instructor.
Walk away with 12 small paintings on paper and a stronger confidence in your color and composition skills.
We want to keep this course as odorless and toxic-free as possible. Please no mineral spirits or turpentine.
WHO SHOULD TAKE THIS CLASS...
• those who are brand new to abstract art
• those who want stronger composition skills
• those who love working with drawing materials
• those who want to get loose and expressive
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returning in 2024
About the instructor
Kristen Guest is an award-winning and published full-time artist and art instructor in San Diego, California. She graduated from art school at Middle Tennessee State University with a degree in Art Education, that focused on painting, book arts and printmaking, and has been teaching realism painting since 2004 and abstract painting since 2018.
Currently, Kristen is the Resident Artist at Bernardo Winery in San Diego, where her studio is located, and she is a Mentor and the Director of Education at Art on 30th, an arts community in San Diego's North Park historic arts district. Kristen recently became a Teaching Artist for R&F Paints and shares her love and knowledge of their Pigment Stick product line.
Her work is represented through Ashton Gallery in San Diego and Janssen Art Space in Palm Springs, and has been displayed on exhibit with The Athenaeum Arts & Music Library in California, Huntington Beach Art Center in California, Port Angeles Fine Arts Center in Washington, Jen Tough Gallery on Artsy.com, Saatchi's The Other Art Fair Online Studios Los Angeles, and Guest House Staging in San Diego.