IAP18 Beginning Oil Painting Workshop A

If I could say it in words there would be no reason to paint.” Edward Hopper

Over the course of this 4 week class, students will learn the beginning processes of creating an oil painting. Skills such as selecting successful imagery for a the canvas, determining aspects of a strong composition, underpainting, creating strong color palettes, and the basics of color mixing will be covered.

Week 1 – Image selection and composition creation

Week 2 – Underpainting

Week 3 – Palette set up and mixing color

Week 4 – Work session with guidance from instructor

Students should bring their own canvas (any shape/size, but no smaller than 14 X 14, please!) and a #2 pencil on the first day.  Other materials are supplied by the SAA.  Art supplies are available at Artist and Craftsman and Blick Art, both in Central Square, Cambridge.

This class meets four Tuesdays from 5:30-8:00pm in the 2D Studio (W20-425) and is taught by Nicole Tariverdian.  

SAA, Beginning Oil Painting. Credit: Nicole Tariverdian.
SAA, Beginning Oil Painting. Credit: Nicole Tariverdian.
  • January 9, 2018 - January 30, 2018
    5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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