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Water Street Studios School of Art

Introduction to Oil Painting

with Christopher Beaty



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Learn to paint with oils in this seven-week class with Chris Beaty MFA! While the focus will be on developing your own unique style and creativity, the course also covers basic terms, materials, and techniques. Learn concepts such as color theory, perspective, spatial relationships, and composition.

You will also study still life in various painting styles and art movements in the historical context. Demonstrations as well as group and individual critiques are provided throughout the course. Course#PNT105.321.01

What you will need:

Paint: titanium white, ultramarine blue, cadmium red, alizarin crimson, cadmium yellow, ivory black and yellow ochre .

Misc. Supplies: #1/ #3/ #5 round brushes, #4 filbert brush, and 3/8” flat brush; Liquin Original medium; bar of ivory soap and plastic soap container, paper palette, diamond shaped palette knife, old kitchen towel (approx. 12” x 18”), clean baby food jar and lid.

 For safety, masks are required until further notice.

  • Jul 7 - Aug 18th, 2021
    Wed for 7 weeks from 6:30 - 8:30 pm

Water Street Studios


160 S. Water Street
Batavia, IL 60510 Get directions

Room: North Classroom

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