Oil Painting in Layers: Achieving Luminous Color & Depth with Anthony Ciambella
Oil Painting in Layers: Achieving Luminous Color & Depth with Anthony Ciambella
Oil Painting in Layers: Achieving Luminous Color & Depth with Anthony Ciambella

Oil Painting in Layers: Achieving Luminous Color & Depth with Anthony Ciambella

$250.00

The skill of building multiple layers of paint over an underpainting is as relevant today as it was in the earliest use of oil paint by Northern European artists, who recognized its tremendous potential toward achieving luminous optical effects. Elevate the color and realism of your own work by understanding and employing a broad range of layering techniques.  Learn traditional underpainting techniques, clear and translucent layering methods, and wet-into-wet alla prima painting in this exciting and informative class.  In addition, learn about artists’ palettes, the development of colors and mediums, the mass production of art materials, as well as display, storage, and health issues.  Some oil painting experience is recommended.  View/download the Materials List.

6 weeks, Wednesdays, January 19 - February 23
10 a.m. – 1 p.m. 
$250 (space is limited to 6 people)

Anthony Ciambella is a painter, sculptor, photographer, and mixed media and digital artist. Intrigued by ancient civilizations, ethnography and rituals, he draws on a wide range of artistic traditions in his work. He holds a Certificate in Painting from PAFA, where he has taught for over 25 years. He is also a painting conservator, practicing in Philadelphia for more than 35 years for both public institutions and privately.