Introduction to Oil Painting (4-week) with Rachel Warkentin

Date: Tuesday February 01, 2022 - Tuesday February 22, 2022
Time: 6:30pm-9:30pm Tuesdays
Location: Portland Studio
Teacher: Rachel Warkentin
Tuition: $325
Materials: $25 studio fee

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, four painted “samplers” 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.

No previous experience necessary. Open to all adults 16 & up.

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Please be aware that Wildcraft Studio School LLC may livestream this class and record it for later viewing.  By participating in a class, you understand and agree that the class may be recorded and/or livestreamed, that you may appear in the recording and/or livestream, and you consent to the use of your image as it may appear in the recording or livestream.  If you have any questions or concerns about the recording or livestreaming of the class, please contact us.