Oil Painting Classes


Have you always wanted to learn to oil paint but felt intimidated by the medium, or wondered where to start?

This 6-week, 2.5 hour class is a combination of instructor lecture, demonstration, and hands-on painting. You will have weekly at-home projects and may progress at your own pace. If you have some painting experience, you can work on your own project and I will be available to help.

In this class you will learn:

  • About safe and and non-toxic materials

  • All about brushes and canvases

  • Set-up, clean-up, brush care

  • Creating dimension with value transitions

  • Planning your painting with value sketches

  • Elements of composition

  •  All about color

  • Mixing colors & avoiding mud

  • “Limited palette” painting

  • The layer approach to painting