Due to construction, Museum parking may be limited at the time of your visit. Look for additional parking in free or metered spaces along nearby streets.
Oil Painting Techniques: Back to Basics

Oil Painting Techniques: Back to Basics

Sundays, March 1 – 29 / 1 – 4 pm

Student new to oil or looking for a quick refresher will enjoy this introductory level course designed to teach basic oil painting techniques. Students will learn the properties of oil paint, application techniques, and color theory while recreating simple still life installations. Each class will focus on different painting techniques which will include a review of brushes and their function, blending techniques, color use and the grayscale and an introduction to textures.

Supply List:

  • Paint: Ivory or Mars Black, Titanium White, Cadmium Yellow, Cadmium Red, Pthalo Blue, Yellow Ochre, Burnt Umber, Alizerin Crimson (37 mL or 1.25 oz or larger tubes) 
  • Synthetic Brushes (Flat or Filbert)
  • Palette Sheets or Tin Foil
  • Jar for Turpinoid 
  • Liquin
  • Turpinoid 
  • Brush Cleaner 

Instructor: Ashley Follmer
Ages: 15 and up / Beginners Welcome!

March 1, 2015 1 – 4 pm