Oil Painting I

Oil Painting I


Tuesdays 6:00 - 8:15pm  



Class Objective:

To gain a basic understanding of the oil painting process and materials. Using techniques and weekly demonstrations that discuss the most common problems you will encounter in painting.


This course is ideal for beginners or those with minimal experience. Students will progress through the basic, structured steps of the painting process in this 7-week course. Learn different ways of starting paintings, using paint as a wash and practicing old master techniques. Each class begins with a demo or lecture, followed by time for student work in a supportive environment. Understand color and how to apply oil paint to develop a firm foundation for future work. Students will create a Landscape Self-Portrait by choosing a landscape painting by one of the Hudson Valley River Painters and we will integrate their portrait within the landscape. We will touch upon a multitude of styles, techniques, and approaches to suit diverse student interests—a fun and fruitful time for all!  


All supplies are provided.

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