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How to Paint Barns with teacher TJ Cunningham | Starts on February 28, 2024

Description

Grow as an Artist and Capture the Beauty of Rural Farm Scenes

Join professional artist TJ Cunningham for an immersive online painting course and embrace a holistic approach to capturing barns within the majestic beauty of landscapes. This course offers two tiers of engagement: Premium Access for a fully interactive experience and Learner's Access for flexibility and self-paced learning.

Advance Your Skills in Just 4 Weeks:

Premium Access: (Taught Live February 28 - April 3)

  • Live Instruction & Permanent Access: Participate in over 15 hours of live demonstrations and interactive classes. Each session is a stepping stone to advancement, supplemented by lifetime access to all barn course content on The Art Journey platform for ongoing education.
  • Weekly Personalized Feedback: Receive tailored feedback in weekly group critiques from TJ Cunningham, ensuring your development is meticulously guided. This mentorship is key to refining your technique and artistic expression.

Learner's Access:

  • Comprehensive Course Content: Gain access to the full suite of course materials, including recorded instructions and demonstrations that capture the essence of TJ Cunningham's teaching.
  • Self-Guided Advancement: Progress at your own pace, absorbing techniques and applying them to your work without the structure of live sessions.

Masterclass Highlights for All Access Levels:

  • Architectural Elegance: Master the art of composition, arranging architectural elements to anchor your landscapes with captivating barns.
  • Dynamic Perspectives: From simple to complex, learn how one-point, two-point, and even three-point perspective brings your barns to life with depth and realism.
  • Illuminating Values: Manipulate value to create stunning interplays of light and shadow, giving your rural structures tangible texture and form.
  • Vibrant Color Work: Delve into color theory, understanding the effects of light and mastering the mixing of hues to achieve authentic and harmonious palettes.
  • Seamless Edges: Explore edge control techniques to integrate buildings with their natural surroundings, creating paintings that feel organic and cohesive.
  • Textural Nuances: Translate the physical textures of barn materials onto your canvas with varied brushwork that adds dimension and interest.
  • Artistic Heritage: Study the barn paintings of the greats to absorb time-honored styles and methodologies.
  • Seasonal Ambiance: Learn to capture the essence of changing seasons and the shifting times of day, learning to adapt your palette and technique to reflect environmental moods.
  • Atmospheric Depth: Apply atmospheric perspective to your work, diminishing contrast and detail with distance to enhance the feeling of depth.

Course Structure Designed for Growth:

Our structured program ensures a comprehensive learning experience. Premium Access members will benefit from a blend of live demonstrations and feedback Zoom sessions, while Learner's Access participants can enjoy the same high-quality course content at their leisure. Both will receive hands-on assignments to cement their understanding and mastery of painting landscapes with barns. 

Enroll now to begin your transformation from painter to master storyteller, capturing the essence of the countryside with each brushstroke.

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Premium Access Live: February 28 - April 3

Endless access to course content

Join professional artist TJ Cunningham for an immersive online painting course and embrace a holistic approach to capturing barns within the majestic beauty of landscapes.

This course offers two tiers of engagement: Premium Access for a fully interactive experience and Learner's Access for flexibility and self-paced learning.

  • 15+ hours of painting demonstrations
  • Paint three unique barns
  • Endless access to recordings
  • A teacher who has helped hundreds to grow in their artistic abilities

$198.00

Description

Grow as an Artist and Capture the Beauty of Rural Farm Scenes

Join professional artist TJ Cunningham for an immersive online painting course and embrace a holistic approach to capturing barns within the majestic beauty of landscapes. This course offers two tiers of engagement: Premium Access for a fully interactive experience and Learner's Access for flexibility and self-paced learning.

Advance Your Skills in Just 4 Weeks:

Premium Access: (Taught Live February 28 - April 3)

  • Live Instruction & Permanent Access: Participate in over 15 hours of live demonstrations and interactive classes. Each session is a stepping stone to advancement, supplemented by lifetime access to all barn course content on The Art Journey platform for ongoing education.
  • Weekly Personalized Feedback: Receive tailored feedback in weekly group critiques from TJ Cunningham, ensuring your development is meticulously guided. This mentorship is key to refining your technique and artistic expression.

Learner's Access:

  • Comprehensive Course Content: Gain access to the full suite of course materials, including recorded instructions and demonstrations that capture the essence of TJ Cunningham's teaching.
  • Self-Guided Advancement: Progress at your own pace, absorbing techniques and applying them to your work without the structure of live sessions.

Masterclass Highlights for All Access Levels:

  • Architectural Elegance: Master the art of composition, arranging architectural elements to anchor your landscapes with captivating barns.
  • Dynamic Perspectives: From simple to complex, learn how one-point, two-point, and even three-point perspective brings your barns to life with depth and realism.
  • Illuminating Values: Manipulate value to create stunning interplays of light and shadow, giving your rural structures tangible texture and form.
  • Vibrant Color Work: Delve into color theory, understanding the effects of light and mastering the mixing of hues to achieve authentic and harmonious palettes.
  • Seamless Edges: Explore edge control techniques to integrate buildings with their natural surroundings, creating paintings that feel organic and cohesive.
  • Textural Nuances: Translate the physical textures of barn materials onto your canvas with varied brushwork that adds dimension and interest.
  • Artistic Heritage: Study the barn paintings of the greats to absorb time-honored styles and methodologies.
  • Seasonal Ambiance: Learn to capture the essence of changing seasons and the shifting times of day, learning to adapt your palette and technique to reflect environmental moods.
  • Atmospheric Depth: Apply atmospheric perspective to your work, diminishing contrast and detail with distance to enhance the feeling of depth.

Course Structure Designed for Growth:

Our structured program ensures a comprehensive learning experience. Premium Access members will benefit from a blend of live demonstrations and feedback Zoom sessions, while Learner's Access participants can enjoy the same high-quality course content at their leisure. Both will receive hands-on assignments to cement their understanding and mastery of painting landscapes with barns. 

Enroll now to begin your transformation from painter to master storyteller, capturing the essence of the countryside with each brushstroke.

Hello there! I'm TJ Cunningham 👋

I've helped hundreds of people learn how to paint better. If you are looking for an online class that will really help you grow in your ability to create oil paintings––you're in the right place. I have a true passion for teaching, and with 16 years of experience in oil painting, I'm eager to help you on your artistic journey.

  • Professional Artist for 13 years
  • Teacher with hundreds of 5-start reviews
  • Founder of the Art Journey

Premium Access

Taught Live FEB 28 - APR 3, 2024

Advance your skills in only four weeks with this fully interactive experience. 🔴 Premium Access Limited to 60 Students.

  • Live Instruction & Permanent Access: Participate in over 15 hours of live demonstrations and interactive classes. Each session is a stepping stone to advancement, supplemented by lifetime access to all barn course content on The Art Journey platform for ongoing education.
  • Weekly Personalized Feedback: Receive tailored feedback in weekly group critiques from TJ Cunningham, ensuring your development is meticulously guided. This mentorship is key to refining your technique and artistic expression.

Premium Access Schedule

Icon for reviewFebruary 28 · Introduction to Composition and Perspective (90-minute Class) · 1:00pm - 2:30pm CST
  • Introduction to course objectives and overview.
  • Basic principles of composition: arranging shapes and guiding the viewer's eye.
  • Introduction to linear perspective (one-point perspective), focusing on simple structures.
February 29 · DEMONSTRATION   ·      
10:00am - 1:00pm CSTFebruary 29 · DEMONSTRATION · 10:00am - 1:00pm CST

Exploring Value, Color, and Light (3-hour demo)

  • Demonstrating how to use value to depict light, shadow, and form.
  • Introduction to color theory in landscape painting, focusing on the color of light and its effects on barns and surroundings.
Icon for groupMarch 6 · Join a feedback session.

During the group feedback sessions, you'll have the opportunity to receive constructive feedback and support from me and your fellow classmates. These sessions will be conducted live on Zoom and are included in the cost of the course.

Feedback Session Times

  • 9:30am - 11am CST
  • 12:30pm - 2pm CST
  • 4pm - 5:30pm CST
March 7   · DEMONSTRATION   ·      10:00am - 1:00pm CSTMarch 7 · DEMONSTRATION · 10:00am - 1:00pm CST

Texture, Edge, and Advanced Perspective (3-hour demo)

  • Techniques for painting texture in landscapes and architectural elements.
  • Exploring edge control to integrate structures with the landscape.
  • Advanced perspective techniques (two-point and three-point perspective)
Icon for groupMarch 13 · Join a feedback session.

During the group feedback sessions, you'll have the opportunity to receive constructive feedback and support from me and your fellow classmates. These sessions will be conducted live on Zoom and are included in the cost of the course.

Feedback Session Times

  • 9:30am - 11am CST
  • 12:30pm - 2pm CST
  • 4pm - 5:30pm CST
March 14   ·   DEMONSTRATION   ·   10:00am - 1:00pm CDTMarch 14 · DEMONSTRATION · 10:00am - 1:00pm CDT

Bringing It All Together: Part 1 (3-hour demo)

  • Integrating all learned concepts into a final 12x16 inch painting.
  • Demonstrating the process of starting a landscape painting with a focus on barn architecture, from sketch to finish.
Icon for groupMarch 20 · Join a feedback session.

During the group feedback sessions, you'll have the opportunity to receive constructive feedback and support from me and your fellow classmates. These sessions will be conducted live on Zoom and are included in the cost of the course.

Feedback Session Times

  • 9:30am - 11am CST
  • 12:30pm - 2pm CST
  • 4pm - 5:30pm CST
March 14   ·   DEMONSTRATION   ·   10:00am - 1:00pm CDTMarch 14 · DEMONSTRATION · 10:00am - 1:00pm CDT

Bringing It All Together: Part 2 (3-hour demo)

  • Integrating all learned concepts into a COMPLETED 12x16 inch painting.
  • Demonstrating the process of starting a landscape painting with a focus on barn architecture, from sketch to finish.
Icon for groupApril 3 · Final feedback sessions

During the group feedback sessions, you'll have the opportunity to receive constructive feedback and support from me and your fellow classmates. These sessions will be conducted live on Zoom and are included in the cost of the course.

Feedback Session Times

  • 9:30am - 11am CST
  • 12:30pm - 2pm CST
  • 4pm - 5:30pm CST

Learner's Access:

Enjoy flexibility and self-paced learning.

  • Comprehensive Course Content: Gain access to the full suite of course materials, including recorded instructions and demonstrations that capture the essence of TJ Cunningham's teaching.
  • Self-Guided Advancement: Progress at your own pace, absorbing techniques and applying them to your work without the structure of live sessions.

Course Details

Icon for verifiedMasterclass Highlights for All Access Levels:
  • Architectural Elegance: Master the art of composition, arranging architectural elements to anchor your landscapes with captivating barns.
  • Dynamic Perspectives: From simple to complex, learn how one-point, two-point, and even three-point perspective brings your barns to life with depth and realism.
  • Illuminating Values: Manipulate value to create stunning interplays of light and shadow, giving your rural structures tangible texture and form.
  • Vibrant Color Work: Delve into color theory, understanding the effects of light and mastering the mixing of hues to achieve authentic and harmonious palettes.
  • Seamless Edges: Explore edge control techniques to integrate buildings with their natural surroundings, creating paintings that feel organic and cohesive.
  • Textural Nuances: Translate the physical textures of barn materials onto your canvas with varied brushwork that adds dimension and interest.
  • Artistic Heritage: Study the barn paintings of the greats to absorb time-honored styles and methodologies.
  • Seasonal Ambiance: Learn to capture the essence of changing seasons and the shifting times of day, learning to adapt your palette and technique to reflect environmental moods.
  • Atmospheric Depth: Apply atmospheric perspective to your work, diminishing contrast and detail with distance to enhance the feeling of depth.
Icon for questionWhat Supplies Will be Needed?

During this courseCunningham uses paints made exclusively made by Holbein (Holbein Artists' Oil Paints)
Here's the list of paint colors:

  1. Bismuth Yellow
  2. Gold Ochre     
  3. Pyrrole Red    
  4. Alizarin Crimson         
  5. Ultramarine Deep      
  6. Cobalt Blue    
  7. Viridian          
  8. Transparent Red Oxide          
  9. Titanium White (Quick Drying White)

Art Journey recommends bristle brushes sizes 2, 4, 6, 8, 10, and 12, as well as small watercolor brushes for details. Also, make sure that you have a good, clean palette knife.

TJ will paint three demonstrations and encourages you to paint along. You'll need 9x12, 11x14, and 12x16 inch panels.

✅ More details, suggestions and purchase links will be provided after you enroll.

Icon for statisticCourse Structure Designed for Growth:

Our structured program ensures a comprehensive learning experience. Premium Access members will benefit from a blend of live demonstrations and feedback Zoom sessions, while Learner's Access participants can enjoy the same high-quality course content at their leisure. Both will receive hands-on assignments to cement their understanding and mastery of painting landscapes with barns. 

Enroll now to begin your transformation from painter to master storyteller, capturing the essence of the countryside with each brushstroke.

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