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Event Series Event Series: The Joy of Modern Oil Painting

The Joy of Modern Oil Painting

April 6 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm



The Joy of Modern Oil Painting is an introduction to the ancient art of oil painting brought into the 21st century.

Have you ever wanted to paint in oils but were intimidated by the medium? Do you have fears around the solvents and toxic materials? In this course, you will learn to relax and enjoy this wonderful and expressive medium. Modern materials have been invented that make this medium accessible to everyone.

This course will guide you through these steps:

  • how to accurately record the subject on the canvas, color theory
  • why colors behave (or misbehave) the way they do
  • the importance of values, composition, good painting habits
  • and so much more!!

Course is $50 for members, $60 for non-members.  Register online to reserve seat!

Recommended Materials to have (long term)

  • Oil Paints
  • One 8″x10″ canvas for the first class
  • Kneaded eraser
  • Small sketch book
  • Brushes will be provided
  • Pencils will be provided

Oil paints last a while, and you likely won’t use the entirety of the tubes in this lesson.  It is not unheard of to share a set of oils.


April 6
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm