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Beginning Oil Painting
8-Session Evening Course
Thursday, October 17 to December 12, 2019 - 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. (no class Nov. 28)
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. A supply list may be downloaded from this page no later than 2 weeks prior to the first session. Guidelines for handling toxic chemicals and their waste products are stressed.
Instructor: Shahin Talishkhan
8 sessions; 3 hours each (no class Nov. 28)
S. Dillon Ripley Center
1100 Jefferson Dr SW
Metro: Smithsonian (Mall exit)