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Palette Knife Painting Techniques

Plein air oil painting using techniques of palette knife painting of a vineyard by Silvia Trujillo, August 2011

The direct approach of applying paint to the canvas with a palette knife was very popular with the Impressionists, and of particular interest to artists like Van Gogh and Monet. The palette knife can render luscious texture and depth, while maintaining rich pure colors. In this class, taught by Silvia Trujillo, you will develop skills with the palette knife to enhance your work in value, design, and color harmony.

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