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Foundations of Oil Painting 8 Week Class

  • InterUrban ArtHouse 8001 Newton Street Overland Park, KS, 66204 United States (map)

Foundations of Oil Painting 8 Week Class

Tuesdays 6-8:30pm, Sept 3rd through October 22nd
$375 per student includes all materials

Location:
InterUrban ArtHouse
8001 Newton Street
Overland Park, KS

Foundations of Oil Painting is ideal for someone who wants to start oil painting, for those who want to learn some new techniques, or for those with oil painting experience who need more information on the proper way to use their materials. Students will work both from life and from photos with the opportunity to explore personalized subject matter after working through initial projects.

Techniques and methods covered in this class will include:

  • Direct/alla prima painting

  • Indirect painting/layering

  • Understanding different types of underpainting

  • Glazing and scumbling

This course will also cover materials information including:

  • Painting ground choices

  • Understanding the contents of your paint tube

  • The differences between solvents, mediums, dryers, resins, etc!

  • How to follow the 'fat-over-lean' rule

  • How, why, and when of varnishing

Earlier Event: September 3
Figure Drawing Tutorial Video Premiere
Later Event: September 5
Long Pose Life Drawing