Employing glazing techniques with oil paint is an excellent way to achieve brilliant depth and luminosity of color in your work. There are also approaches to glazing which can give us great freedom to experiment with color.

In this glazing demo I’ll be showing various ways in which artists can use glazing with oils in their work; from a very traditional approach over a grissaile to other ways in which glazing can be used to fine tune and finesse a work.

These are excellent techniques to add to our repertoire of paint handling skills.

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    Dean Fisher
    Dean Fisher has been a painter and draughtsman for over thirty years, and has exhibited extensively throughout the U.S. in prominent galleries such as Hirschl & Adler Modern, The Tatistcheff Gallery and J. Cacciola Gallery in NYC.

    Dean spent eight years in Spain, France, and England copying the masters in major European museums as a form of study, while simultaneously developing his own approach to painting.

    He is the recipient of the Elizabeth Greenshields grant and numerous awards for his paintings and drawings throughout the US over the past twenty five years.

    Dean has taught painting at Silvermine Art Center in Connecticut for the past eighteen years, and has recently been invited to teach still life painting in the summer of 2018 in Rome, Italy, through Rome Art Workshops.

    For the past five years Dean has been running a popular landscape painting workshop in the Southwest of France each Autumn.

    His paintings and drawings can be found in many private and corporate collections throughout North America and Europe.

    Dean and his artist wife Josephine Robinson live in Milford, Connecticut.