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Following the Path of Light In Oil Painting

March 24 - 27, 2022

Lisa D. Line  ·  lisadline.com

Workshop at a glance

Sharpen your ability to see light and portray light as the most important foundation for a great painting.


  • Oil painting
  • Paint mixing
  • Building layers in oil painting


  • Two size 12×16″ paper palette for oil
  • Palette knives for paint mixing
  • Oil paints and brushes
  • Gesso and solvents


  • Using light for oil painting
  • Using mediums and pigments in painting
  • One or more small paintings

Artist Bio

Lisa D. Line lives and operates a studio for oil painting near the border of Tennessee’s Great Smoky Mountains National Park. She received her BA degree from Xavier University in Cincinnati, Ohio. Line’s paintings are exhibited regionally and nationally. Her work was recently included in the Christians in the Visual Arts three-year national traveling exhibit titled “Beauty.”
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Workshop Description

Capturing a moment in time and space is the business of oil painting, but it does not happen by chance. In this workshop students will explore the crucial building block of traditional representational oil painting, which is the sensation of light. A little science, geometry, art history and observation will yield big results for your individual painting practice. Best practices in paint mixing, using mediums and pigments, and building the layers of an oil painting will also be covered. Participants will work individually and as a group to increase their power as painters. Both beginners and experienced painters will plan, craft and complete one or more small paintings that demonstrate increased mastery of the perception of light. Open to all skill levels.

COURSE FEE: $460  ·  materials list

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