october, 2019

16oct(oct 16)6:00 pm20nov(nov 20)9:00 pmIntroduction to Painting People with Oil Paint with Karen (Ann Myers) Paavola


Event Details

Instructor: Karen [Ann Myers] Paavola 

When: Wednesdays, October 16, 23, 30, November 6, 13, and 20th)

Time: 6:00pm – 9:00 pm

Cost: $300 for Members / $375 for NonMembers


This six-week course is designed to introduce the basic elements of painting a portrait using oil paint to students with little or no experience. Using photographic references, each student will have the opportunity to created one 16”x20” finished portrait of whomever they like! Students will learn a variety of methods for transferring and combining photographic references that they bring to class to the painting surface. Demonstrations on different painting techniques, paint handling, color mixing, proper studio practice and caring for tools and equipment, combined with guided exercises help to familiarize each student with the medium. Instruction will be tailored to boost confidence and allow for a deepening of the individual’s unique paint handling to achieve the character and likeness of the person being painted! If you’ve ever wanted to create a portrait of your friend, child, parent, grandparent, or spouse, etc this class is for you! All materials provided!


October 16 (Wednesday) 6:00 pm - November 20 (Wednesday) 9:00 pm