Oil Painting: French half-paste

ACADEMY OF FINE ARTS IN QUEBEC. Oil Painting - French half-paste.

ABOUT

LEVEL 7:  THE SECRETS OF OIL PAINTING # 1: THE PAINTER'S MATERIALS AND THEIR GOOD USE

  • Knowledge of the quality of the colors and their chemical properties, different supports, suitable brushes, paint mediums and their dosage to paint always fat on lean, understand and experiment the process of desiccation of oils.

Note:  this training is an essential prerequisite for oil painting classes. It takes place during a full day but without a fixed date. When four people have expressed their interest on the site, a date is fixed for the course and we proceed to the registration.

  • The secrets of oil painting # 2: Pasting.
  • Since the cotton canvas alone is too unstable for oil painting, learn to make museum-quality materials. Paste on wood with linen, cotton, silk or paper; Use of rabbit skin glue.

 Note:  This training is given over 2 full days but without a fixed date. When four people have expressed their interest on the site, a date is fixed for the course and we proceed to the registration.

 

LEVEL 8PAINT IN OIL IN VALUES OF GRAY

  • Place your drawing quickly and focus on the values alone and not the color.
  • Simple exercises within a 6-hour course followed by more elaborate exercises on two or more courses.

 

LEVEL 9: PAINT IN OIL IN COLOR - FRENCH HALF-PASTE

  • Learn to switch colors to describe values from dark to light without messing up colors. Learn how to compose color ranges according to the temperature of the light.
  • Familiarize yourself with the French half-paste technique: ideal density of material in harmony with the gradual taking of the paste during the day.
  • The ultimate goal is to feel the medium act under the brush and discover the true pleasure of painting.

        

LEVEL 10PAINT OIL WITH AN ORIGINAL COMPOSITION

  • Design and realize a complex original composition including all the difficult aspects to be mastered by then.

 

FALL SESSION 2020

In order to respect the sanitary distancing instructions, the Académie des beaux-arts de Québec will be offering a semi-private fall session. Regular classes for adults and drawing classes for young people will be open to groups of up to 4 students.

In order to be able to offer these courses to a smaller number of students, the regular course price will be temporarily increased. Please note that we are offering a 10% discount on the fall 2020 session to all our students who were registered in a course during the winter 2020 session.

 

WHEN?

From september 27th to december 5th

Teacher: Denis Jacques

  • Every other Sunday 10:00 - 17:00

 

PRICE

  • Session : 5 courses of 6 hours – 680 $ +taxes

A 10% discount will apply for students who will have notified us of their status