Introduction and Continuation of Oil Painting

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This workshop provides you with an opportunity to learn and engage with foundational oil painting concepts, materials, and techniques. Exercises will address issues related to form, content, color theory and manipulation, composition, scale and proportion. Instructional methods will include demonstrations, slide lectures, readings, individual feedback and class wide critiques. Students will gain confidence in their technical facility, conceptual underpinnings, creative problem solving, painting practice and the critique process. This class is open to all and requires no prerequisite.

Instructor: Tom Colcord


"Greenhouse Effect" 2019 72x72 inches oil on canvas, by Tom Colcord


Fee: $175
Dates: 4/18/19-5/16/19
Day: Thursday
Time: 6:30pm - 9:30pm
Number of meetings: 5
Location: Fort Mason, Bldg B
Rm: 200
Materials Fee (pay to the instructor): $10