Introduction to Oil Painting (4-week)

Teacher: Rachel Warkentin | Dates: Tues Eves, 02.27-03.19 , 6:30pm-9:30pm | Location: Offsite
Tuition: $375 | Materials: $25
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This four week intensive course teaches a gentler, less toxic approach to oil painting that is free of turpenoids and other paint thinners, and kinder to your skin, your lungs, and your planet. More info...

Painting in oils can feel intimidating, but oil paint is much more beginner-friendly than you might expect! This four week intensive course teaches a gentler, less toxic approach to oil painting that is free of turpenoids and other paint thinners, and kinder to your skin, your lungs, and your planet. Cleanup is easier too!

Guided by artist Rachel Warkentin, Learn how to make an underpainting “sketch,” to mix the colors you see from the paints you have, and to make marks confidently. Students will finish this course with a solid foundation in oil painting, three to four small studies, and one finished painting, based on their individualized goals. Whether you’re drawn to abstract or representational work, this is a great place to start!

Students will be sent a materials list for oil paints and paint brushes upon registering. All other materials will be supplied.

This workshop is held at Rachel's NE Portland studio. The studio is located on the 2nd floor and is, unfortunately, not ADA accessible.

No previous experience necessary. This workshop is open to anyone 18 years old & over who meet the Essential Eligibility Criteria for Studio Workshops. All participants must accept the inherent risks of participating in a Studio Workshop and agree to sign a liability waiver. This waiver describes in more detail the risks you assume by participating in a Studio Workshop. PLEASE carefully review it!

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