Learn to Paint Using Water Soluble Oil, 8 week Summer session
Date: 09/28/19 - 11/16/19 Saturdays 1:00pm to 4:00pm (8 weeks)
Note: Makeup class will be on the ninth Saturday.
Instructor: Morris Fletcher
Phone: (314) 822-3234
Tuition: $135, ($150 if you want the optional book) paid to Stone Soup Galleries before September 27th, 2019
The content of the course is designed for beginners although advanced students are welcome to join the class to expand their skills and learn techniques. Ages 12+(Students 12 to 16 years old must have an adult attend the first session. This is essential, because Morris will very explicitly describe the materials that need to be purchased).
This is an oil painting class utilizing oil paints that are water soluble. Basic information related to oil painting approaches and skills will be discussed. The instructor will demonstrate approaches and techniques related to composition, color theory, brush stroke techniques and other aspects of oil painting and other media.
Throw out everything you have heard about painting withoil. The water soluble oil paint used in this class is easy to clean, does not smell, and yet handles much the same as the traditional oils do. In this 8-week class you will learn
and practice the basic skills of painting with oil.The course is designed for beginners although advanced students are welcome to join the class to expand their skills and learn techniques.
The instructor 's personal goal is to inspire the students and provide a platform of skills that will enable a lifetime of artistic expression.
The class is taught at a college level, and the most successful students are at least 16 years old. The diligent younger students (12 years old, minimum) are welcome,but a parent or adult must attend Day 1.
No supplies and materials are needed on Day 1, as Morris will discuss in detail exactly what materials to buy, and where to buy them. Note: ONLY specified water soluble oils are allowed in this class. Expect to spend about $100
in materials and tools.
DAYS 2 through 8
Morris will cover basic skills related to oil painting, and will discuss and teach techniques related to composition, color theory, brush stroke techniques and other aspects of oil painting. Students are encouraged to continue painting at
home between classes and will have goals to accomplish before coming to the next class (homework!). The 8-week class will be offered quarterly, and students are encouraged to continue skill development between
sessions and to sign up for more instruction when the next
session is offered.
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