• Introduction-Intermediate
  • Painting

This introductory course will provide the beginner with practical and technical knowledge of oil paint. Taken in advance or as a compliment to Basic Painting, the course will familiarize students with oil colours, mediums and the properties specific to each. Demonstrations relating to technique will be ongoing, detailing both traditional and contemporary styles of application and the aesthetic qualities specific to each. Upon completion, students should possess a greater sensitivity to and knowledge of the medium that will take them beyond formative training. Issues of health and safety relating to the use of handling of oil paints will be interwoven throughout the course.

Winter Tuition (6 weeks) $290 | Materials fee $25 | Total $315

Notes: This course is a good pre-requisite for Fundamental Oils 2 or Basic Painting. Fall term: No class held Monday, October 9, 2017 for Thanksgiving. Winter term: No class held Monday, February 19, 2018 for Family Day.

What you will learn

  • Intro to basic painting techniques, blending, glazing, impasto with palette knife.
  • Exposure to contemporary painting
  • Health and Safety, positive habits