Instructor: Philip C. Thompson

Dates and times:

Wednesday MORNINGS 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
June 6 – July 18, 2012 (no class July 4) (6 WEEKS)
also offered
July 25 – August 29, 2012 (6 WEEKS)


Description: Oil painting focusing on the still life. Students will learn the basic materials and techniques necessary to move on to advanced still lifes, portrait, figure, landscape, etc. Emphasis is on a simple strategy for approaching oil painting. Students will complete a painting each week. This class is also a continuing class for those who have completed a Beginning level course and wish to continue.


Level: Any. Basic knowledge of drawing is helpful, but not required.

Class price: $250.00

Materials: $300.00 (a $400 value – Kit includes professional grade paints, charcoal, brushes, palette knife, palette, and six canvases and more!) Continuing students bring previous supplies or contact the school for list. Additional supplies can be purchased for 20% discount in the store.

Class size: Minimum 2, Maximum 7