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JOIN BRAND NEW COURSE WITH NATALIA KARPMAN
DELICIOUS STILL LIFE
Learn to create colourful, realistic and tasty-looking
fruit & vegetable arrangements!
JOIN A BRAND NEW COURSE WITH NATALIA KARPMAN
DELICIOUS STILL LIFE
Learn to create colourful, realistic and tasty-looking
fruit & vegetable paintings!
In this course you will learn:
  • how to paint fruit & vegetables realistically
  • how to find successful color combinations
  • how to mix and apply colors in your still life
  • how to use the rules of composition and not be afraid of them
  • how to create fun, dynamic and lively still life setup
  • how to create and use photo references for your still life art
  • how to create underpaintings and develop a better artistic vision
  • and so much more!
Course dates & availability
  • The course does not have fixed dates, all materials are pre-recorded, which gives you flexibility to follow lessons and paint on your own time, whenever you decide.
  • After you sign up, you receive access to course contents for the period corresponding to the chosen plan.
  • If your plan includes feedback, it will be available to you for as long as you have access to the course.
  • All guides and references are downloadable and will stay with you forever
The course consists of 6 main blocks + 7th bonus one!
Each block of the course contains:
- a theory part (a video presentation)
-practice video (fully guided painting process, with palette video included)
- a homework task
- downloadable PDF guides on anything you may possibly need in painting still life
Course contents
Here you will find more detailed information on each block of the course
Block 1: The secrets of volume
- Learn how to identify the key elements of volume in surrounding objects
- Paint a realistic tomato from 3 different angles
- Guides: "Light for your still life"; "How to take good photos of your art"; "Guide to underpainting"
+Homework task
Block 2: Adding contrast
- Learn how different colors work together; how to create contrast with colors and values. What is a successful color combination
- Paint grapefruit slices on a contrast background
Guides:"Color theory -how to find color combinations that work", "The secrets of tonal value"
+Homework task
Block 3: Make it fun!
- Learn how to make your still life interesting, attractive and attention-keeping
- Paint a fun still life with peaches and plums
Guides: "Common mistakes in still life"
+Homework task
Block 4: Compositional rules
Tame the composition: learn the secrets of arranging the elements of your still life in a harmonious way;
Practice painting still life with onions on a vertical layout using the rules of composition;
Guides:"Composition for still life"; "How to use a viewfinder"; "How to prepare references for painting"
+Homework task
Block 5: Beautiful mess. Proportions
Learn how to measure proportions in your still life correctly;
Practice painting a bowl of berries, simplifying the masses;
Guide: "Measuring and painting proportions"
+Homework task
Block 6: From general to particular
Learn how to paint a multiple object still life with lots of detail; learn about the process of working on a complicated painting from start to finish.
+Homework task
Block 7: BONUS
A secret bonus block - only for those who enrols in the course!
Block 7: BONUS
A secret bonus block - only for those who enrols in the course!
THIS COURSE IS FOR YOU IF:
  • You're into painting still life and want to improve your skills and vision
  • You want to learn to paint loosely and not overwork your art
  • You want to learn how to create your own still life compositions and make them stand out
  • You want to become more confident in still life painting and be able to see your mistakes and grow as an artist
  • You've been painting for a while and you need new ideas
  • You've never painted with oils before and want to start by taking a course (in this case, you might also be interested in my other course "The Joy of Oil Painting", which is more suitable for beginners)

The pantings in the course are all done with oils; however, if you paint with acrylics or gouache or other similar media, you're welcome to join and follow!

THIS COURSE IS FOR YOU IF:
  • You're into painting still life and want to improve your skills and vision
  • You want to learn to paint loosely and not overwork your art
  • You want to learn how to create your own still life compositions and make them stand out
  • You want to become more confident in still life painting and be able to see your mistakes and grow as an artist
  • You've been painting for a while and you need new ideas
  • You've never painted with oils before and want to start by taking a course (in this case, you might also be interested in my other course "The Joy of Oil Painting", which is more suitable for beginners)

The pantings in the course are all done with oils; however, if you paint with acrylics or gouache or other similar media, you're welcome to join and follow!

How It Works
1
Book your spot on the course
Sign up with a chosen plan, with a possibility to upgrade your plan anytime.
2
Get access to course page
A login and password to the learning platform will be sent to you after you sign up.
If your plan includes a facebook group membership, you will be sent a link to join.
3
Watch lessons and paint!
Together with guided video lessons, you get free pdf guides and downloadable references that will help you in your panting practice!
4
Receive teacher's feedback
Depending on your plan, you will be able to submit homework and receive feedbacks for the entire period of course access (it can be up to 16 months).
Student works on the course:
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SELF STUDY
€240
  • 6 month access to the course contents
  • Independent learning
  • Feedback for every homework posted on Instagram*



* the instructions on how to get feedback on self-study course will be emailed to you after the booking
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GUIDED
€290
  • 12 month access to the course contents
  • Teacher's feedback on completed works
  • Course certificate
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SPECIAL
€330
  • 16 month access to the course contents
  • Closed Facebook group with extra materials
  • Unlimited Q&A
  • Teacher's feedback on completed works
  • Course certificate
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