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Tracey Costescu Fine Art · 1Y ago

Basic Inquiry Life Drawing - Portrait Sketch

Graphite Portrait on Toned Paper - 6x9"Well I finally did it, I finally made it down to check out Basic Inquiry Life Drawing in Vancouver.  Why did it take me so long??!?!? I usually go to S...
Tracey Costescu Fine Art · 1Y ago

Figure Painting Workshop with Giorgio Dante

Oil Painting from Life - StephanieWhat a perfect way to start off the summer...start summer in June and start it with a 10 day workshop with Giorgio Dante! I am so fortunate to have another ...
Tracey Costescu Fine Art · 1Y ago

Alla Prima Painting with Deborah Tilby

I was so fortunate to get to go to a 2 day workshop this past Mother's Day weekend in North Vancouver with the wonderful Deborah Tilby.  While I was unable to complete either painting, I got...
Tracey Costescu Fine Art · 1Y ago

Life Drawing Session - Caitlyn Sustained Pose

It has been months since I have been able to get to a life drawing session (sigh) so it was so nice to get back to drawing from a live model last night! Sadly I have not had much time for dr...
Tracey Costescu Fine Art · 1Y ago

Private Oil Painting Lessons- Student's Oil Sketch

Rough Oil Sketch by Student - 8x10" So proud of my student this morning who attempted her first oil sketch in preparation for her landscape painting...and she hit it out of the park!  We did...
Tracey Costescu Fine Art · 1Y ago

Last Day to Register - Alla Prima Oil Painting & Awash in Watercolor starts this Monday at Port Moody Arts Centre

Oil Leaf StudyThis is a little study I did over the summer of some leaves I found on a hike up Simon Fraser Mountain.  The tree was full of these beautiful shiny leaves, I had to paint it. I...
Tracey Costescu Fine Art · 1Y ago

Tips for Storing Oil Paint Between Sessions

Well, that was fun, well fun like a long workout is when you are done ;) It definitely helps to have good music when paint mixing as sometimes it can seem like it can take forever to get t...