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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 arrangements!
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
Course opening date is October 30th.
All enrolments with current prices will be open until that date
(see PRE-SALE information: first 25 people pay less)

  • As you enrol, you get access to all course contents for 12 months
  • Homework submission and feedback will be available in the first 4 months
  • 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: 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
You can do it on PRE-sale, by paying only a €50 deposit!
The access to the course will open after the course fee is paid in full.
2
Get access to course page
A login and password will be sent to you on the course start date (October 30th).
You will also be invited to join a closed Facebook group, where you'll meet other students and can exchange feedback and see each others' works!
3
Watch lessons and paint!
And you will be happy ever after with our super amazing product
4
Receive teacher's feedback
You can submit homework and receive feedbacks in the first 4 months after the course opens. After 4 months, you can keep learning and painting on your own.
Pre-sale will open on Saturday
September 25th, 2021!
What's a pre-sale?
It's the opportunity for the first 25 people to book the course at a lower price. The pre-sale will last until all 25 spots are finished.

Regular price of the course is €290. By enrolling in a pre-sale you will pay only €240!

How does it work?
To book the course for €240, you'll need to pay first instalment of €50 once the pre-sale is open (the exact date will be announced shortly), and then pay the remaining balance of €190 until October 30th.

If you enrol in pre-sale, your total course price is lower and you get to split it into two payments.

What if you don't enrol in pre-sale?
After the pre-sale is over and 25 slots are gone, the enrolment is possible with paying €290 in full.
Sign up to be notified
when the pre-sale starts!!
Student works and feedback from a previous course:
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