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Fri, Oct 25


Taller (Clases) Pintura Condesa

[CDMX, Mexico] Expressive Figure Painting in Oil

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[CDMX, Mexico] Expressive Figure Painting in Oil
[CDMX, Mexico] Expressive Figure Painting in Oil

Time & Location

Oct 25, 2024, 10:00 AM CST – Oct 27, 2024, 4:00 PM CST

Taller (Clases) Pintura Condesa , Cuernavaca 71, Colonia Condesa, Cuauhtémoc, 06140 Ciudad de México, CDMX, Mexico


About The Event

[Expressive Figure Painting in Oil]

Are you ready to embark on a vibrant journey of expressive figure painting in oil? This workshop is tailored for artists eager to infuse life and emotion into their canvases. Led by renowned artist and educator Zin Lim, participants will explore the dynamic world of expressive figure painting, pushing beyond traditional boundaries to create artworks that resonate with energy and passion.

In this immersive workshop, participants will delve into expressive application techniques specific to oil painting. The focus will be on transitioning from a tight painting style to a more liberated and expressive approach. Through a series of engaging activities and stage breakdowns, attendees will bring five alla prima figure paintings to life under Zin Lim's expert guidance.

Key Learning Points:

Develop a personal artistic voice in figure painting. Experiment with interesting brush marks and textures. Master the art of choosing a limited yet impactful color palette. Explore compositional design principles for expressive figure painting. Understand fundamental aspects of figure painting, including proportion, gesture, and value systems.

All levels of artistic expertise are welcome to join this expressive figure painting workshop. Whether you're a seasoned painter or just starting your artistic journey, this class offers a unique opportunity to elevate your skills and develop your own distinctive style. Join us for an inspiring and transformative workshop that goes beyond the traditional boundaries of figure painting. Discover the joy of expressing yourself through the dynamic medium of oil paint. Follow Zin Lim's artistic journey on Instagram: zinlimart


October 25 - 27, 2024. 10 am - 4 pm

[Course schedule]

Each day The instructor will offer lectures/demonstrations/critiques and timely individual feedback. Lunch break: 12:30 - 1:30 pm

Day 1: Monochromatic painting in value concepts. Day 2: Composition for a successful expressive figure painting. 

Day 3: Stylization for your unique touch.

[Oil Painting materials]

  • Oil Paint: Any brand of Titanium White, Cadmium Yellow, Cadmium Red, Alizarin Crimson, Ultramarine Blue, Pthalo Green (or Viridian), Burnt (or Law) Umber, Ivory Black
  • Canvas paper pad or Stretched canvas (12x16 inch or larger, smooth surface is better. You will need 1 canvas each day. Bring an extra in case you will be inspired to start a new one).
  • Brushes: Various sizes of flat (either natural or synthetic hair of any brand is fine but must have good shape of hair). Zin mostly uses low price/synthetic flat brushes.
  • Palette Knife: Sharp.
  • Palette: Palette Pad or any wooden/plastic/glass palette.
  • Medium: Pure, Odorless 'Linseed oil’, ‘sunflower oil’, or 'safflower oil' (similar smell and texture to normal home cooking oil) in a jar. No fast-dry medium, such as; Liquin orGalkid. (At the workshop, Zin will use Sunflower oil + odorless mineral spirit).
  • Paper towel or rag: To wipe the oil with a brush.*For our healthy study experience, please don't use fast-drying mediums, or smelly or toxic mediums, such as Liquin, galkid, etc. But use an odorless/no-smelly medium only.

'The Clases Pintura Condes' host this workshop. For more information and sign-up, please contact by sites below.

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