Always wanted to paint? Put a brush to canvas and give it a try! Learn basic techniques, or hone the skills you've already learned. Principles of color, light and shadow, dimension, composition and more will be covered. Materials provided for introductory projects. No experience required.
Painting and Drawing Workshops
Expand your awareness and visual understanding of the world through drawing; and have fun doing it. Learn basic skills like composition and value by exploring still life while using traditional drawing methods and media. Then venture into other media and drawing from other sources. All levels welcome.
Use hot glue and acrylic paint to make a masterpiece! Create your own design or use a template, then create textures using hot glue. Wrap it up with acrylic paint and washes, and you'll end up with a unique and gorgeous piece of artwork!
Enjoy a quick overview of painting using primarily acrylic media. Color mixing, brush techniques, and basic drawing skills will be included. This workshop is best suited for beginning painters.
Enjoy the summer weather with an introduction to outdoor acrylic painting. The class will cover basic acrylic painting, with a focus on the landscape and the technical issues involved in painting the natural environment. Emphasis will be on composition and imagination with time spent in and out of the studio. We will be traveling short distances around the U of O campus; please let us know if you would like to arrange accommodations. All levels of experience are welcome.