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PAINTING HUMANITY  

Take the mystery out of creating meaningful art.

Stop wasting time in the studio - Build a dynamic portfolio - Make art that matters

Series by Charla Maarschalk

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Expressive Portraits

PAINTING HUMANITY  

Take the mystery out of creating meaningful art.

Stop wasting time in the studio - Build a dynamic portfolio - Make art that matters

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TELL A STORY WITH WRINKLES
Stop painting a face. Start telling a story. Make art that impacts those who see it. 

 

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CLASS DESCRIPTION
Stop using lines to paint wrinkles. Do more than just recreate a reference. Make art that impacts those who see it. 

Use the language of color and brushwork to tell a story. Don't just paint a face. For many artists painting is what happens with you put brush to canvas. But we must do more than recreate a reference image. We must be able to use structure, skills and our unique expression to put a story on canvas.

Sometimes we know the story before we start and sometimes the painting tells us the story. Charla will demonstrate how she not just chooses her colors and stokes but how she also makes space for the piece to evolve as she works.  

WHAT YOU'LL LEARN

  • Painting wrinkles with depth

  • Tell a story with color

  • Details without Realism

  • Evaluating your work

  • Narrow your focus
 

MASTER THE RAINBOW 
Break every old habit of matching color. Bend color to your will. 

*This class builds on skills taught in Bold Color Bootcamp

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CLASS DESCRIPTION
Learn to paint with every color of the rainbow
Bold color is all about the rainbow so why paint the entire color spectrum on a face. This class will challenge your ability to control color and help you break the old habits of realism, blending and tight brushwork. 

WHAT YOU'LL LEARN

- Color Mixing Strategy

- Control your Color Palette

- Loosen up your brush strokes

- Paint entire portrait in real-time

- Troubleshooting and Analyzing your process

This class does not teach beginner concepts.

8 Streaming Video Lessons
Watch and rewatch as often as you like.

 

 

COMMUNITY
WORK AND SHARE WITH ARTISTS LIKE YOU!

COMMUNITY SUPPORT
Instant access to our 'Discussions' which are found underneath each lesson within the course modules. This is great place to ask questions directly related to that lesson. 

Private Community interaction with feedback from Bold School team members and even more importantly, peer mentoring.

GROUP GUIDANCE
Bold School art mentors are available during specific hours to offer guidance and critique.

 


PREREQUISITE
It's recommended that you have painted before and have some understanding of Bold Color technique. 

If you would like to have bold color foundational teaching before starting this class you can consider taking our intensive course called Bold Color Bootcamp first. 

INCLUDED IN YOUR PREMIUM MEMBERSHIP

  • Community Access
  • Mentor Support
  • Streaming Videos
  • Color Mixing
  • Workbook, PDF Download
  • Satisfaction guarantee

These intermediate classes are pre-recorded in video series. We offer each lesson in a real-time (which means very little time lapse footage), step-by-step painting with bold color portraits artist, Charla Maarschalk. 

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MEET YOUR INSTRUCTOR

CHARLA MAARSCHALK

Charla Maarschalk is a Canadian painter who specializes in painting large, bold color, gestural faces. She has been a creative all her life working in the graphic arts as well as photography. 

Charla has taught art almost as long as she has practiced it and has aquired a large online following. You can see some of her work below. Check out her online portfolio at www.charla.ca and follow her on social media. 

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