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Artist of the Month

Artist of the Month 

Featuring Leeanna Chipana

 

 

 

 

 

A graduate from one of the world's leading atelier's, Grand Central Atelier, Miss Chipana earned her Masters in Fine Art degree at the New York Academy of Art. She is the winner of a New York Foundation of the Arts Artist Grant. Her work has been shown at galleries and museums across the U.S. and now Miss. Chipana is offering online classes Monday's 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. Her classes will feature live demo's and powerpoint presentations. This class is open to beginner to advanced still life students. Students will have the opportunity to learn:
 
  • how to set up your still life at home
  • how to paint a quick study (one session alla prima) painting of a fruit or vegetable
  • how to use alla prima paintings to inform your final still life painting
  • how light responds to certain surfaces in your still life
  • color theory, additive light mixing, how to think about color while painting
  • structural drawing
  • how to gesso your board, what mediums to use
  • anatomy of light and form 

 


 

Leeanna excels in Alla Prima Portraits