Oil Painting 101: Introduction to Oil Painting

Two six-week Sections: September 19th – December 12th

Section 1: September 19th – October 31st (note: no class October 10th)

Oregon Society of Artists, Thursdays, 1:00 pm –4:00 pm

Section 2: November 7th – December 12th

$216 for 6 classes / ($36 per class) $46 per drop-in class  (member price)

$276 for 6 classes/ ($46 per class) $56 per drop in class (non- member price)

You can register online at the OSA website: https://public.osartists.org/public/classes
or call OSA at 503-228-0706

Note: With an OSA membership you get a lower price for classes.

Always wanted to learn to paint in oils? Join me for a class in the fundamentals of oil painting. This is a twelve-week progressive course designed to introduce the tools and concepts that you’ll need to work successfully in this classic and vaunted medium. We’ll use demonstrations, targeted exercises and individual attention to help you develop and apply the color, value and composition skills while creating your own painting.

So let’s get started building your skills step by step!

You’ll learn:

  • All about the tools of oil painting
  • How to draw, measure and compare with paint
  • How to use a viewfinder
  • How to see and match values
  • Basic color theory
  • How to mix color
  • How to mix shadow colors
  • Basic composition concepts
  • Light temperature and its effect on form
  • Aerial perspective in landscape painting
  • Basic linear perspective

This course is appropriate for beginning skill levels.

• Drop-in students are welcome.

Questions? Email me at joannemehl@comcast.net

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