Pat Fiorello - Art Elevates Life

Art & Inspiration from professional artist and instructor Pat Fiorello. Pat is known for her romantic landscape, garden and floral paintings in oil and watercolor. Her paintings often depict beautiful places like Italy and France. Pat teaches painting workshops in the U.S., Caribbean and Europe. She is passionate about inspiring others to include art in their life. Whether creating it or simply appreciating and enjoying it, there are so many ways that art elevates life!

Sunday, September 7, 2014

Hydrangea Study

Hydrangea Study
9 x 12 Oil Painting by Pat Fiorello
A quick study done the other day to share my process for painting with a student who was taking a private painting lesson. For oil painting, I use several approaches, but for the most part, especially for flowers, I start with a transparent underpainting to block n the overall composition and shapes then build form and details in a second stage bringing in opaque paints.

I have several short videos on youtube which show the process of how a painting unfolds.  You can see what's available by clicking here.

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