Video Archive: “E – I – E – I – O” in Oils with Howard Friedland


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This is a 3-part series for oils

Farm animals are great subjects for painting! Chickens, geese, ducks, roosters, sheep, lambs, cows, horses, donkeys, goats, pigs, rabbits, cats and dogs all have their own special personalities. 
Capturing these characters in their barnyard habitat is a challenge that painters have enjoyed for a very long time. Early man painted animals on the walls of caves!

Welcoming Committee, oil painting by Howard Friedland

In this 3-week class Howard will lecture and demonstrate how to paint these feathery, furry and woolly creatures in oils.
Class Format:

I know that some of you will have more experience than others and have perhaps taken workshops with other instructors with differing approaches. That’s why before we get started, this short intro video will familiarize you with some of the concepts and materials I will be using. This information is general painting information that I use when I paint like my palette of colors and other items of interest.  It’s good to get everyone acquainted with these fundamental ideas up front so we can get into the specific topic of each session faster.

Here is a link to the preparatory video:

During each class I’ll work on my demonstration complete with commentary.  Students are encouraged to watch and then complete their own painting during the week before the next class.

Rooster Pub, oil painting by Howard Friedland

Seeking Some shade, oil painting by Howard Friedland

Loosey-Goosey, oil painting by Howard Friedland