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The Oil Painter's Handbook

with Tony Curanaj
The Oil Painter's Handbook

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(34 reviews)

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Modern Master Painter

With a name like "Craftsy", I didn't really take this website seriously. I was ready to move onto other more "serious" sites, until I saw Tony Curanaj and Edward Minoff's names as two of its many instructors. Like some people here, I've been a fan of Tony Curanaj's excellent works ever since I saw them a couple of years ago at the John Pence Gallery in San Francisco. Tony is a paragon of a true modern master of representational art. Moreover, he exemplifies a ...

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So far this is really helpful. I am very new to painting and this class is great. It gives you ways to learn and practice other than trial and error. Helps you to gain understanding of what to do.

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Architect - To - Painting

I have worked as an architect for over 35 years. Have always wanted to paint but did not have the knowledge of paints and painting methods.
Tony approach is perfect for me, and I am thankful for all the in depth explanations and his personal opinions regarding these.
It has improved they way I think conceptually about my painting.
Thank you Tony.
Patricia D

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Great Class!

This is an excellent place to start with oils!

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This class is awesome ! What I thought was rather scary ( the under painting) that " first step " now seems comfortable to me. It's great !

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