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Beginning Oil Painting

8-Session Evening Course

Thursday, April 16 to June 4, 2020 – 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
Code: 1K00ZJ
$245 Member
$275 Non-Member
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By Shahin Talishkhan

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

S. Dillon Ripley Center
Room 3038/39
1100 Jefferson Dr SW
Metro: Smithsonian (Mall exit)