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Fall Adult Classes

Oil Painting

Methods of the Masters in Oilwith Judy Bates
8 classes: Wednesday Afternoons • October 16–December 11 • 1:00 p.m.–4:00 p.m. • $230 (plus $10 tracing materials and master copy fee to Judy at class)
Study the methods of Dutch Master Balthasar van der Ast (1593/4-1657) as we apply sequential layers of oil paint and mediums while closely observing and copying the beauty of his oil painting of a single tulip in a gold-trimmed glass vase with butterfly and waterdrops. You will gain a deeper understanding of paint application, color theory and glazing techniques using Gamblin products that you can employ in your own work. Judy demonstrates each step of the process along with lots of individual instruction in this relaxed information-packed class. A color copy of Ast’s still life is provided for you to trace onto your canvas in the interest of time. For painters with some experience in oil to more advanced painters. Use form at left to contact Judy with questions and/or for a supply list upon registration. Please register early. register_button

Open Studios in Oilwith Judy Bates
4 classes: Thursday Afternoons • October 17–November 7 • $120
This open studio class in oil is ideal for brushing up on your skills or checking out various techniques in oil painting as you work on a painting of your choice. Participants work individually on whatever subject-matter they choose whether landscape, figurative, still life, flower garden, etc., with group discussions and demonstrations of various oil painting techniques, styles (alla prima, transparent oil, indirect painting, etc.), discussions on materials and mediums, with emphasis on color theory and composition. Bring something in progress or start something new. There will be lots of input from Judy on an individual basis as desired. This class is suitable for painters with some experience in oil to more experienced painters. Use form at left to contact Judy with questions. Please register early. register_button