Painting Dynamic Animal Portraits
Learn the painting techniques of renowned Santa Fe animal artist Linda St. Clair. Discover how Linda uses color temperature, as well as lost and found edges to create exciting animal paintings that capture emotion. Each day will include artist demos and lots of one on one attention. All levels of experience are welcome from beginner to advanced. Linda try’s to reach everyone wherever they are in the painting process. Paint in oils or acrylics.
- Oil Paints
- Alizarin Crimson
- Cad Red Light
- Ultramarine Blue
- Cobalt Blue
- Sap Green
- Cad Yellow Light
- Transparent Orange (Gamblin)
- Transparent Oxide Red (Rembrandt)
- Maxima White (made by the Artisan here in Santa Fe)
(Any brand of paint will work unless noted.)
- Turpenoid or odorless turpentine and a container for it.
- Brushes (anything you are comfortable with) but be sure and have some larger ones. I use filberts.
- At least six 11 x 14 or larger canvases or panels.
- Palette (Paper palettes are fine.)
- Portable Easel (French easel, tabletop, whatever you are used to working with)
- Lots of paper towels (Viva I find works best)
- Photos of your own to work from.