Fundamentals of Oil Painting

Learn to Oil Paint
Clear explanations without ambiguities


Introducing the first two (2) Parts of Spanish Language videos with English subtitles of the best five (5) video oil painting course. Written and produced by Puerto Rican artist Alejandro De Jesús it contains elementary, intermediate and advanced level material. The 5 videos have a total duration of more than 7 ˝ hours. You will receive a separate link for each of the videos by email. Subtitles for Parts Three (3), Four (4) and Five (5) are currently being translated to English Language by its author. To watch a free sample of each of the five (5) parts) click the corresponding link below.


PART ONE
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Fundamentos 
            de la Pintura al Oleo


Part One of Fundamentals of Oil Painting is a 65 minute video with basic information about starting a studio in your own home, easel, brushes, colors, palette, mediums, painting surfaces, color theory, exercises, color mixing and much more. (Spanish Language with English subtitles)
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PART TWO
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Fundamentos 
            de la Pintura al Oleo


Part Two is a 70 minute video on basic elements, ways of handling the brush to obtain different effects, technique, light and shadow, basic 5 values, edges, texture, keying your painting, and a demonstration of a monochrome still life. (Spanish Language with English subtitles)
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PART THREE
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Fundamentos 
            de la Pintura al Oleo


Part Three is a 94 minute video which includes elements and color having a concept, lightening and darkening colors, light temperature, color vibration, ready-made palette vs free palette, advanced color mixing method and a demonstration of a still life with the free color palette. (Spanish Language, NO English subtitles yet)
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PART FOUR
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Fundamentos 
            de la Pintura al Oleo


Part Four of this 113 minute course includes linear and aerial perspective, transitions to color, the art concept, shapes, values and colors, painting vs. rendering, aesthetics, golden rule, hierarchy and a demonstration of a landscape with perspective. (Spanish Language, NO English subtitles yet)
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PART FIVE
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Fundamentos 
            de la Pintura al Oleo


Part Five which lasts 109 minutes is about the portrait and the figure, relationship between drawing and painting, way to see things, the initial massing, choosing colors, skin colors, planes and temperatures of colors in the face, hands and feet, several advanced techniques and demonstration. (Spanish Language, NO English subtitles yet)
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FULL TEXT
OF 5 PARTS

Fundamentos de 
            la Pintura al Oleo


PARTS THREE (3), FOUR (4) AND FIVE (5) ARE CURRENTLY BEING TRANSLATED FROM SPANISH TO ENGLISH LANGUAGE BY ITS AUTHOR. You will receive 83 pages in Word and PDF formats to your email with the complete text of all 5 parts of
Fundamentals of Oil Painting
You can read and study this text on your laptop, iPhone, iPad, transfer to your favorite Kindle or print it.
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If you have tried to learn oil painting with other methods and have not been successful, this is the course you have been waiting for. Teacher and artist Alejandro De Jesús will explain the process and basic concepts of this medium using the same method with which he taught so many students in his studio. It is easy to learn with these videos. You will feel as if you were taking lessons in Alejandro’s Studio.

Very few painters are talented artists and excellent teachers at the same time. Alejandro is not only an excellent painter but has also distinguished himself by being able to explain to his students the process and concepts of oil painting in a clear and unambiguous way. His work has been exhibited in Solo and group exhibitions in Puerto Rico and the United States. Much of his work is in public and private collections. Undoubtedly, both the beginner and the experienced artist will find in Fundamentals of Oil painting valuable information that will help obtain the best development in this medium. The content of this course has taken 6 years to complete and is based on more than 60 years of experience Alejandro has had working with oils and 28 years helping his students solve the most common problems of this medium.

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