#A170 Painting – Spring 2022

Instructor: Erica Magnus

Day: Fridays

Time: 12:30 PM – 3:00 PM

Dates: April 8, 15, 22, 29, May 6, 13, 20, 27

Class Description:

For Adults and Teens 16 and older

This class is for all students interested in advancing their painting skills and is intended for any skill level and experience. Beginners and more experienced painters alike benefit from class exercises and in-class personal instruction designed to build confidence in their individual choices while gaining a solid understanding of painting fundamentals. Using still life set-ups, each of the 8 classes cover step-by-step, essential elements found in successful paintings, including but not limited to: how color and value work together to build form and how composition, perspective and scale combine for the best results. 

With each medium providing similar colors, the focus will always be on how to manage color well and enhance the overall experience of painting.  Addressed early in the class will be the proper care and maintenance of painting tools, and the differences between oil and acrylic painting mediums, brushes, and canvases to help those who would like it guidance in choosing the type best suited to their needs.

Registration for this class is now closed. Please complete the Waitlist form below if you would like to be notified when it is being offered again.

An oil painting of fruit, a bowl and a draped cloth.
Student work example
An oil painted still life with a loaf of bread, fruit and green glass bottle.
Student work example
A view of the painting classroom. Two students with easels are painting a still life set-up while the instructor observes.
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