Have you ever wanted to try oil painting but didn't know where to start? This class will be the foundation you need while working with oil paints. Whether you are a beginner or more accustomed to acrylic paint and want to try something new, this class is a great introduction to the oil medium.
Oil paints have been most artists? first choice for hundreds of years and with good reason. The colours are gorgeous, you can do anything with them and they last forever. Oil painting is an extremely flexible medium, adaptable to any range of techniques and styles. Oil paint is easy to use once you learn the basics.
You will be introduced how to safely use oil paints, how to mix colours to create a palette, basic colour theory, how to prepare a surface for painting, how to complete a painting, and how to use various brushes for different effects. This class is geared towards people who want to try oil painting for the first time or people who want to improve their skills in mixing colours, composition, and brush techniques.
The class starts Friday night 5-8 with some basic principles and continues Saturday and Sunday from 9-4. Expect to have several paintings finished when you're done!