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Oil Painting- On Campus

Designed for students with little or no experience in oil painting, this course introduces the specific materials and processes of the medium. Demonstrations on stretching a canvas, laying out a palette, various paint application techniques, and color mixing provide the fundamentals of oil painting and a strong foundation for creating portfolio-quality work. In addition, color theory, composition, structure, proportion, and perspective are explored through observational painting, as well as exercises that encourage students to confidently experiment to find their own direction and style. Basic drawing and water-based painting experience required.

Note: Figure Drawing, Figure Painting, Painting, and Drawing courses may use nude models hired by the School. Other classes may use them to a lesser degree.

 

“Incredibly nice, good at giving advice, and just all around very pleasant to work with.”

—Student of Oil Painting 

 

No credit
$600.00
For credit
$1,785.00
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Class meeting time 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Class meeting days Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
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Course number 1141
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