Should You Dump Your Boring Job and Paint Full-time? Blog Post by Christopher Gallego

Success in painting begins with just two things:

The ability to see,
and the ability to handle lots of paint.

Master those things
and you'll become unstoppable.

Fall Classes
at The Art Students League
of New York

Observational Drawing
& Painting From Life

Wednesday & Thursday Evenings
Beginning September 4, 2019
7:00 pm - 9:45 pm
215 West 57th Street
New York, NY 10019

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For advanced painters & offering privacy,
convenience, flexibility.

Discussions are informal and customized toward any aspect of your artwork or career.

Email me 6-8 images or your work for review.

Include a bit of background info, and if it looks like a good fit
I'll schedule a one-hour Skype or FaceTime call. 

$65 for the hour | Paypal is preferred.

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Topics Covered

Edge Work
Advancing and receding forms
Editing, reworking, & finishing
Beginning & advancing your art career

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~ Dean Fisher

Definitely recommend this to anyone lucky enough to be in the NY area.

~ Tracy Everly

I always look forward to talking with Christopher.

Not only has my painting improved, I’m learning so much about presenting myself more professionally ...

Christopher is helping me move beyond the serious amateur stage to exhibiting and selling my work regularly.

~ Wendy Prather Burwell