Subtractive painting is removing the paint to create unusual compositions in oil and pastel. This is very fun method and involves scraping and rubbing paint off the canvas, or negative space painting pastel onto a colored surface. This class focuses greatly on edges (lost and found) and values (most artist’s weak spot). We will alternate between oil and pastel; two days for oil, one for pastel.

Subtractive Painting in Oil and Pastel