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Introduction to Oil Painting

This course introduces the materials, methods, and tools of oil painting while students develop observational skills. Demonstrations on stretching canvas, laying out a palette, working with various paint application techniques, and color mixing provide students with the fundamentals of the medium and a strong foundation for future work.


"I learned so much in such a short time from [this] Intro to Oil Painting class. [The instructor] assigned projects that had just the right amount of challenge but were not so overly challenging that I got discouraged."

– Student of Introduction to Oil Painting, Fall 2020

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Intro Oil Paint
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Class meeting time 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Class meeting days Sunday
Building and room To Be Announced
Course number 2460
Course instructor Shonna Renee Pryor