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Christine Russell is a contemporary, professional artist based in Gloucestershire, south of the Cotswolds. Christine paints with a variety of medium and coveres a wide range of subjects, from impressionistic Landscapes to exquisitely detailed Still Life paintings, which are highly sought after in the UK, USA and the Middle East. She is a longstanding member of the Society of Women Artists and more recently, became a full member of The United Society of Artists.
Christine is also an experienced, enthusiastic and patient tutor, who enjoys sharing her expertise with her students here in the UK and abroad.
Studio Courses: Putting People in the Picture
Our environment is rarely devoid of people, yet their inclusion in a painting is often avoided; they are dismissed as being ‘too difficult’!
Placing figures in your pictures will help to convey a sense of movement, scale and added interest.
Our eyes naturally go where the people are. In this course we will look at ways of including people going about their business to best effect.