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1-6 PM Saturday and Sunday (Eastern US Time, Washington D.C.)

August 13-14, 2022


This will be an online class held on Zoom that will require you to paint along from home.  There will be two portrait painting demonstrations with a model for you to work from, as well and art talks and individualized critiques that will focus on materials, techniques, process and a artistic vision.  The class will be broadcast live from the studio of Teresa Oaxaca, featuring multiple camera angles on the painting as it is created, the palette with brush/palette knife color mixing, as well as the visual reference.

An inspirational Q & A session will also be included.  The idea is to get you jazzed up about painting, point you critically in the right directions and help you on an individual level as well.


Upon registration you will receive more information about the class.  Supply List will be added soon.  Please note thst it is not necessary for you to purchase all new supplies, and those wishing to work in acrylics or termpera are also welcome (though please note that this is an oil painting class).  


Technical Requirements- Some kind of computer, laptop, tablet or any other device on which you can access the internet. A digital camera (smart phone will also do). Class will he held on, which you will need to register on first (it's free).  Before class begins you will be emailed with an invitation link and password that you will need to join.  It is also necessary to have speakers and a webcam on your device, as the lessons will be live and spoken word will be the main vehicle of communication.  Video demonstrations and some text will also be included, and you will have the option to type in questions a well as speak.  Class will be held in "real time", live, with Teresa presenting to a live audience of students who may take turns asking questions and speaking.  A class monitor will also be present to help with the running of things. 


Suppy List-


Painting the Portrait in Oils, August 13-14, 2022

SKU: FebOil2021
  • To register you must pay in full.  Four days before from the start date you may cancel, a $30 cancellation fee will be kept.  Afterwards there are no refunds for this class.

  • Ultramarine Blue Green Shade (or any ultramarine blue from Old Holland or Michael Harding of another brand of your choice) 

    Chromium Oxide Green 

    Lemon Ochre (or any Yellow Ochre)

    Chrome Yellow Primrose (or a cadmium Lemon Yellow) 

    Lead Tin Yellow Dark (not necessary, just my favorite) 

    Orange Molybdate (very nice orange, but cadmium orange can be substituted) 

    Pozzuoli Red (a fancy name for red iron oxide pigments. Try looking for Venetian Red or English Red too) 

    Rose Madder (or Alizarin Crimson, our Permanent Rose)

    Cypress Umber Raw Dark (or a raw Umber)

    Lead White #1 (or Titaniun white, Flake White Replacement) 

    Bone Black (“Ivory Black” No one makes paint from real Ivory anymore, its just a fanciful name)

    Vermillion (discontinued. Try Cadmium Red instead)

    Cobalt Chromite Blue

    French Sienna


    Mediums- Oleogel-

    Italian Varnish- 


    Canvas Support- One 16x20" primed stretched canvas or panel (

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