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Beginning Oil Painting
8-Session Evening Course
Monday, January 22 to March 19, 2018 – 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. (no class Feb. 19)
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Lectures, demonstrations, and hands-on experimentation introduce the medium of oils. Working from museum masterpieces, still-life arrangements or your own favorite photos, explore basic painting techniques, including color-mixing, scumbling, and glazing to gain the technical background and experience you need to get started as a painter.
Experience in drawing is helpful but not necessary. Guidelines for handling toxic chemicals and their waste products are stressed.
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Instructor: Shahin Shikhaliyev
8 sessions; 3 hours each (no class Feb. 19)
S. Dillon Ripley Center
1100 Jefferson Dr SW
Metro: Smithsonian (Mall exit)