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Beginning to Intermediate Oil Painting

This service is fully booked.

Adapted to both beginning and intermediate students, learn oil painting materials and techniques.

  • Starts Mar 7
  • 150 US dollars
  • Beallsville Road

Class Description

Thursdays from 6:30 - 9:00 PM March 7, 2024 to April 11, 2024, break on March 28th (6 weeks, 5 sessions) Availability for this course is limited! If you are interested in taking this course and it is already full, please email, while we work to schedule another Beginning to Intermediate Oil Painting course. New students learn about materials, painting techniques, composition, and color. Intermediate students continue studying color vibration, light quality, representation, meaning, and composition with subject matter that interests them. High school age and older are all welcome! his is a relaxed class which promotes asking questions and getting personal instruction. We will cover topics such as oil paint mixing, types of painting surfaces, techniques of oil brushes, types of easels, how to store oil palettes, types of brushes or painting tools, and how to use them. The student may bring a subject, photo, idea that they would like to paint, and we will also have a still life available. There will be instructions on basic composition, color use, and color mixing. Students will learn how to start and finish a painting by using these concepts. Individual instruction can be given depending on your experience level. A materials list will be provided so the student can use it to purchase items before class. Bring any current materials you have to the first class, and we can look at them to see if they can be used in class, such as old paint, rags, old canvases, wooden panel boards, brushes etc. Estimated costs buying everything new is about $100. Email with any questions.

Contact Details

  • Beallsville Road

    Alden Farms, 19215 Beallsville Road, Beallsville, MD, USA

    (301) 690-9337

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