Christina Grace Mastrangelo is creating Classical Realist Paintings & Drawings (with tutorials)
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patrons


Welcome to my Patreon Page! My name is Christina Grace Mastrangelo and I'm a classically trained realist artist. My website says a lot about me: www.christinamastrangelo.com.

I also love to teach!

I'm using Patreon as a teaching platform. I'll be sharing my knowledge with you through videos, podcasts, step-by-step images, and more. This is a great supplement to my workshops, or to get you started on all the fundamentals you wished you learned in art class.

You'll be getting a lot in return for your subscription. When you sign up you have access to the entire library I've documented thus far. Every month I'll post new content for each tier, so there's always more to discover. In this field, there is so much to know! Because of Patreon it will come straight to your inbox.

Your subscription will help fund a large multiple-figure painting series that I am in the midst of creating. It has been slow going because hiring so many models for so long is expensive. Your pledge will go directly towards funding this project, and in addition to the regular posts, I will share images of the project as it unfolds.

Unlock the information by subscribing. If you are unsatisfied you may unsubscribe easily at any time. ...but I know you'll love it- and learn a lot. :)

Videos: portrait painting from life demo, landscape painting demo, flower painting demo, portrait drawing demo, charcoal portrait rendering, tools of the trade videos, all about varnishing videos, making a campiturra, and more.

Podcasts: commission contracts and pitfalls, how to price your work, the perils of hiring models in the digital age, the importance of documentation, ateliers and their differences, identifying and meeting your ideal client, and more.

Exercises: a hue-balanced value scale, nose anatomy, eye anatomy, drawing a portrait sight-size, mixing greens for landscape painting, and more! 

Studio Tours/Masterwork Close ups/Recommended Reading: these are my favorite posts--- so much for just $1! Step-by-step images in progress, studio photos, close up images from paintings in Europe and new shows in the US, and a new art book to discover every month!

It's different each month and so fun! 

Tiers
Behind the Scenes
$1 or more per month
  • ALL EXCLUSIVE-- in-the-studio photos and posts of work in progress, including thoughts about my creative and academic process
  • Be inspired by a recommended book/resource each month... things that I find help fuel my process and study
  • See close-up photos of a beautiful master painting from my personal travel archives 
You are awesome and I believe in you
$3 or more per month
  • This is a tier for those of you who don't want the content but would love to support me on my journey as a professional artist. Thank you!!!!
"Everything Art" Podcasts
$5 or more per month
  • A 10-minute podcast per month. Topics range from tips for emerging artists, ateliers and their differences, worst mistakes, workshop advice, how to prepare for exhibits, writing an artist statement, about commission contracts, debates about working from life verses photos, and thoughts and personal stories about living the artist life. Sometimes I will have guest artists!
  • Also included are all the aspects of the previous tier: behind the scenes photos and posts, sneak peak progress photos, inspiring resources, and close up images of master paintings 
Materials & Technique Videos
$15 or more per month
  • A monthly 30-minute video. (Sometimes WAY longer than 30 minutes, sometimes less.) You'll see inside the studio and watch over my shoulder as I demo different techniques and talk about materials: some will be drawing with charcoal, others will be painting realistic skin tones or flowers, etc. I'll also do videos about other relevant topics, too, such as how to varnish, framing, setting up plein air, and more. 
  • Also included are all the aspects of the previous tiers: behind the scenes photos and posts, sneak peak progress photos, inspiring resources, close up images of master paintings, and the 10-minute podcast
Exercises and Votes!
$20 or more per month
  • Get a drawing or painting exercise each month so you can improve your skills at home. All these exercises are done by academically trained artists, including me when I was in school.
  • Influence what my videos and podcasts are about. Have a specific question about painting flowers? Want to know about charcoal more specifically? I'm listening! I'll choose the most requested options each month and answer your question in either the podcast or the video.
  • Also included are all the aspects of the previous tiers: behind the scenes photos and posts, sneak peak progress photos, inspiring resources, close up images of master paintings, the 10-minute podcast, and the 30-minute technique video!
Goals
36 of 40 patrons
When I reach 40 patrons I will send each of you the "Drawing and Painting Skill-Set and Tool Guide" that I've developed over the years. It's a great outline about steps to create a drawing, steps to create a painting, principles to remember, and more!
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Welcome to my Patreon Page! My name is Christina Grace Mastrangelo and I'm a classically trained realist artist. My website says a lot about me: www.christinamastrangelo.com.

I also love to teach!

I'm using Patreon as a teaching platform. I'll be sharing my knowledge with you through videos, podcasts, step-by-step images, and more. This is a great supplement to my workshops, or to get you started on all the fundamentals you wished you learned in art class.

You'll be getting a lot in return for your subscription. When you sign up you have access to the entire library I've documented thus far. Every month I'll post new content for each tier, so there's always more to discover. In this field, there is so much to know! Because of Patreon it will come straight to your inbox.

Your subscription will help fund a large multiple-figure painting series that I am in the midst of creating. It has been slow going because hiring so many models for so long is expensive. Your pledge will go directly towards funding this project, and in addition to the regular posts, I will share images of the project as it unfolds.

Unlock the information by subscribing. If you are unsatisfied you may unsubscribe easily at any time. ...but I know you'll love it- and learn a lot. :)

Videos: portrait painting from life demo, landscape painting demo, flower painting demo, portrait drawing demo, charcoal portrait rendering, tools of the trade videos, all about varnishing videos, making a campiturra, and more.

Podcasts: commission contracts and pitfalls, how to price your work, the perils of hiring models in the digital age, the importance of documentation, ateliers and their differences, identifying and meeting your ideal client, and more.

Exercises: a hue-balanced value scale, nose anatomy, eye anatomy, drawing a portrait sight-size, mixing greens for landscape painting, and more! 

Studio Tours/Masterwork Close ups/Recommended Reading: these are my favorite posts--- so much for just $1! Step-by-step images in progress, studio photos, close up images from paintings in Europe and new shows in the US, and a new art book to discover every month!

It's different each month and so fun! 

Recent posts by Christina Grace Mastrangelo

Tiers
Behind the Scenes
$1 or more per month
  • ALL EXCLUSIVE-- in-the-studio photos and posts of work in progress, including thoughts about my creative and academic process
  • Be inspired by a recommended book/resource each month... things that I find help fuel my process and study
  • See close-up photos of a beautiful master painting from my personal travel archives 
You are awesome and I believe in you
$3 or more per month
  • This is a tier for those of you who don't want the content but would love to support me on my journey as a professional artist. Thank you!!!!
"Everything Art" Podcasts
$5 or more per month
  • A 10-minute podcast per month. Topics range from tips for emerging artists, ateliers and their differences, worst mistakes, workshop advice, how to prepare for exhibits, writing an artist statement, about commission contracts, debates about working from life verses photos, and thoughts and personal stories about living the artist life. Sometimes I will have guest artists!
  • Also included are all the aspects of the previous tier: behind the scenes photos and posts, sneak peak progress photos, inspiring resources, and close up images of master paintings 
Materials & Technique Videos
$15 or more per month
  • A monthly 30-minute video. (Sometimes WAY longer than 30 minutes, sometimes less.) You'll see inside the studio and watch over my shoulder as I demo different techniques and talk about materials: some will be drawing with charcoal, others will be painting realistic skin tones or flowers, etc. I'll also do videos about other relevant topics, too, such as how to varnish, framing, setting up plein air, and more. 
  • Also included are all the aspects of the previous tiers: behind the scenes photos and posts, sneak peak progress photos, inspiring resources, close up images of master paintings, and the 10-minute podcast
Exercises and Votes!
$20 or more per month
  • Get a drawing or painting exercise each month so you can improve your skills at home. All these exercises are done by academically trained artists, including me when I was in school.
  • Influence what my videos and podcasts are about. Have a specific question about painting flowers? Want to know about charcoal more specifically? I'm listening! I'll choose the most requested options each month and answer your question in either the podcast or the video.
  • Also included are all the aspects of the previous tiers: behind the scenes photos and posts, sneak peak progress photos, inspiring resources, close up images of master paintings, the 10-minute podcast, and the 30-minute technique video!