Zacaffeine is best known for her expressive oil paintings of urban landscapes in abstract forms that capture feelings of the environment. Recent series on Urban Decay features Detroit and New York. Another series about the pop culture of Ramen using still life set ups of noodles, candy and toys. Isolation, anger, decay and serenity are common themes in her work. The artist’s personal technique with oil uses only palette knives and various other tools, but no brushes. Largely influenced by artist Kim Cogan and teacher/mentor Mark Kang O’Higgins from Gage Academy in Seattle. Recent exhibition in the “1stdibs Design Center in Chelsea (NYC) as part of Gallery 104.

Flower painting Class:

Work through a series of three weeks and complete a painting using still-life (flowers) as your motif. Lessons include handling materials; light and shadow; color mixing; brushwork, the painting process and making painting decisions quickly. Instructor welcomes all levels and will demo with oil and palette knives. All lessons are in oil paint.


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Cost: $120/3 classes

Dates: Thursdays – May 23, May 30, June 6,2019 at EAC Teaching studio

Time 10:00am – 1:00pm