Exploration in Classical Painting Techniques - Detail of Still Life with a Silver Jug by Willem Kalf

Learn to Paint Metal Objects, secrets of reflections and light

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In this course, Cheryl Kline will demonstrates a recreation of John William Godward's portrait painting, Sabinella. Godward was an English painter from the end of the Pre-Raphaelite / Neo Classist era who moved to Italy to follow up on his passion for art.

With Cheryl's help, let's dive into the beauty and elegance of this portrait painting by Godward!
  • Learn how to do underpainting using the classical rob-out technique
  • Learn to mix skin tones from a Florentine Palette
  • Learn old master glazing techniques
  • Learn how to render your brush strokes

*This course was recorded in Cheryl Kline's Wednesday 6:30 -7:30pm (PST) Classical Painting Techniques Explored via Zoom. Join Cheryl live every Wednesday through the link and explore more painting techniques: https://www.klineacademy.com/live-zoom-classes

Your Instructor

Cheryl Kline
Cheryl Kline

Cheryl Kline - Founder and Owner of Kline Academy is a working artist who is in collections around the world.. She is a Portrait Society of America honorable mention winner and is a classical realist painter. She studied with noted artist Jan Saether at The Bruchion School of Realist Art and at The Florence Academy of Art in Italy. Kline has a Bachelors Degree in Commercial Art from Woodbury University.

Highlights of Kline’s career to date have been; a solo show at the Discovery Museum in Connecticut, acceptance into the Royal Academy of Art’s summer Exhibition in London, and a 2008 Award of Excellence from the Portrait Society of America. Her work is in collections around the world. She recently authored a book on portrait painting techniques "A Treatise on Portrait Painting."

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