A complete program of pre-recorded classical art courses.
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Introduction to Oil Painting (Direct Method)

Suitable for absolute beginners, this course teaches how to paint your first oil painting with simple step-by-step instructions.

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Common Errors in Still Life Painting (Direct Method)

Sadie creates two paintings to demonstrate the errors of technique and judgment that can block an artist's development.

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Glazing and Scumbling with Oil Paint (Direct Method)

Create luminosity, depth, and surface variation in your paintings. Learn Sadie's advanced painting techniques for building up thick impastos of paint with lush textural marks, and creating even more texture by applying a glaze over a dry scumble.

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Glazing and Scumbling Roses (Direct Method)

In this sequel to Sadie’s previous course Glazing and Scumbling with Oil Paint, Sadie shows how she applies advanced paint handling techniques to the elusive subject of living roses.

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MEMBERS ONLY: Horse and Mantle Painting (Direct Method)

Bonus courses are only available to members and cannot be purchased separately. In this course Sadie shares each step for how she created this complex still life painting.

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MEMBERS ONLY: Master Copy of a Rubens Portrait (Direct Method)

Bonus courses are only available to members and cannot be purchased separately. Using Baroque pigments and painting methods, paint along with Sadie as she creates a copy of 17th century Flemish artist Peter Paul Rubens' portrait sketch of his wife, Isabella Brant.

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We recommend working through the courses in this order:

  1. Classical Sketchbook for Beginners
  2. Graphite Courses
  3. Charcoal Courses
  4. Still Life Painting
  5. Landscape or Portrait Painting

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