Beginning Oil Painting
8-Session Daytime Course
Wednesday, January 17 to March 7, 2018 – 10:15 a.m. to 1:15 p.m.
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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
S. Dillon Ripley Center
1100 Jefferson Dr SW
Metro: Smithsonian (Mall exit)