Introduction to Oil Painting for Adults (Ages 16+)
This course is an introduction to the materials, tools, and techniques used in oil painting. Students are instructed in the skills and methods through lectures, demonstrations, and one on one instruction. Students will work from observation to progress and become skilled and confident with controlling the medium and understanding the process of creating a work of art with oil paint. Students will learn to use color to express form and value, analyze and paint color and plane changes, and depict transitions using warm and cool hues. No prior painting experience is necessary.
See instructional example below!
Semester: SPRING 2019
Dates: Saturdays, Feb 23 – April 13, 2019, 8 weeks
Ages: 16 years through adult
Time: 9:30 a.m. – 12:00 noon
Tuition: $300 + $45 supply fee
Location: Mason Fairfax Campus, Art & Design Building 2044
Instructional Example – Steps to Creating a Painting (by Elaine Qiu):
- Please note that group classes are subject to cancellation if minimum enrollment is not reached.
- Be sure to check our policies and procedures regarding withdrawals, refunds and more for Fall/ Spring group classes.
- All students/parents will receive a Welcome Email at least 1 week before the class starts. Call the Academy with questions at 703-993-9889.
- You can park for free on Saturday ONLY in Lot A or K on campus (no parking pass required).