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Oil Painting Classes

Join us for oil painting classes at Jaycee Community Center! Register for classes online via RecLink using the barcode below or in person at any City of Raleigh community center.

Beginner Classes
Saturdays, 9 to 11:30 a.m.

This course is for the beginner wishing to learn the skill creating intentionally perfect art through oil painting on canvas. The course covers the achromatic value scale, 3D form, discussions on the elements of art and principles of design, color theory/mixing, painting techniques, includes modeling form with charcoal. Students will learn the basic skill to paint any style of art. Subject of this course is a still life. Suggested materials list provided with receipt.

Fee: $95 per session
Barcodes: Feb. 22–Mar. 28 Session: 250055, Apr. 4– May 9 Session: 250056

Intermediate Classes
Sundays, 1 to 3:30 p.m.

This course continues from the Beginner's Oil Painting with Eleanor Karie. (Beginners' course not required for this course.) Students will further develop skills learned in the beginners' course while learning how to paint metals, glass, and textures. Other topics taught in this course are how to work with light in the composition and how to do glazing for a rich color effect. Subject of course is a still life. Suggested materials list provided with receipt.

Fee: $95 per session
Barcodes: Feb. 23– Mar. 29 Session: 250058, Apr. 5– May 10 Session: 250059