INTRO TO OIL PAINTING
Instructor: GUS HOFFMAN

Tuesday EVENINGS 6:15 pm – 9:15 pm
January 8 – February 12, 2019 (6 WEEKS)
Also offered
February 19 – April 2, 2019 (NO CLASS MARCH 5 FOR MARDI GRAS)
Also offered
April 9 – May 14, 2019


Welcome to the exciting world of Oil Painting! This course will begin by covering the fundamentals of oil painting and working from life. Some of the crucial concepts we will cover include: How to set up your palette/ workstation correctly. Discussing different painting surfaces (canvases vs boards vs paper etc.) Basic color theory. Underpainting with a single color. The importance of: Negative space,
Working directly versus indirectly

In this course we will be using still life objects as a way to help us discover our own pictorial compositions. This course is crucial towards anyone who wishes to paint landscape, the human form or abstract paintings.

Level: Any. Basic knowledge of drawing is helpful, but not required. Class price: Register before December 25: $250, register December 25 – January 7: $280
Register before February 5: $250, register February 5 – 18: $280
Register before March 26: $250, register March 26 – April 8: $280 Materials: $180 for beginner’s kit
Class size: Minimum 5, Maximum 10