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Oil Painting Classes Boston

Learn the art of oil painting in Boston, where you can develop your skills in techniques such as glazing, color mixing, and brushwork to create stunning, lifelike masterpieces.

Unfortunately, no classes in-person in Boston have spots left, but 3 classes live online are available.

Online Oil Pastel 101

Pastimes for a Lifetime @ Live Online via Zoom

Discover the world of oil pastels with this online art course. Unleash your creativity as you learn color theory, blending techniques, and how to create stunning works of art that resemble oil paintings. Perfect for beginners looking for a mess-free and vibrant medium.

Saturday, Feb 24th, 11:30am–12:30pm Pacific Time

 (4 sessions)

Online Water - Soluble Oils 401

Pastimes for a Lifetime @ Live Online via Zoom

Discover the eco-friendly joy of oil painting with water-soluble oils. Learn the techniques of mixing colors and brushwork while creating stunning traditional and contemporary pieces. Say yes to this delicious and non-toxic medium at Pastimes for a Lifetime.

Saturday, Feb 24th, 11:30am–12:30pm Pacific Time

 (4 sessions)

Dare to Draw, Paint & Create: Advanced Art Class for All Mediums

The Art Studio NY @ Online Classroom

Unleash your artistic potential and express yourself through painting in this inspiring online art class. Develop your unique style, master advanced techniques, and create stunning artwork that you will be proud to display. Join a supportive community of fellow artists and receive personalized feedback to enhance your skills.

Thursday, Feb 22nd, 6:30–8:30pm Eastern Time

 (6 sessions)

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Still Life Oil Painting Intensive

Museum of Fine Arts @ 465 Huntington Avenue , Boston, MA

Learn the fundamental skills of oil painting through the use of this still life painting intensive. The focus will be on basic composition, value with an emphasis on impressionist color relationships.  Previous drawing experience is required. All levels of painting ability are welcome from beginner to advanced students.  Student may work from a still life or individual project. Instruction is on an individual basis.   Students...

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Portrait Sketching in Oils

North River Arts Society @ 157 Old Main St, Boston, MA

This will be an exciting workshop, whether for a student looking to understand how to construct the head quickly and accurately, or the more experienced artist looking to add a greater depth and understanding of form, line, and color to their work.  An academic approach to sketching the head. Students may draw in charcoal if they prefer, or work in grisaille. Leo will demonstrate each day in full color, painting from the live model at length...

Oil Painting

Museum of Fine Arts @ 465 Huntington Avenue , Boston, MA

Learn the fundamental skills of oil painting through drawing and painting still life. Color relationships, composition and oil painting technique will be emphasized. Students are responsible for providing their own supplies. Supply List: Oil Paints (Suggested Colors: Cadmium Red, Alizarin Crimson, Cadmium Orange, Cadmium Yellow, Viridian, Ultramarine Blue, Phthalo Blue, Dioxazine Purple, Mars Black , Titanium White) Walnut or Linseed Oil ...

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Oil Painting

Lexington Arts and Crafts @ 130 Waltham St, Lexington, MA

Paul is an award winning artist and has been teaching for more than twenty years. He will begin each class with a demo from a photo, explaining his thought process for composition, shape value and color.  You may paint his photo or bring your own. He teaches both underpainting and direct methods of  painting and critiques each piece at the beginning of each class. There is a $5 materials fee to cover the cost of photo copies. 

Still Life in Oil

Lexington Arts and Crafts @ 130 Waltham St, Lexington, MA

In this class, students will work with real flowers and fruit to paint a dynamic still life. Students of all levels will improve their understanding of color temperature, value, drawing, edges and composition. If you have always wanted to try oil paints, this is a great place to begin. Pearl McCarthy will do a demonstration for beginners and give each student the individual attention they need. Students will learn to paint peonies, sunflowers, roses,...

Painting Nature: Techniques in "Alla Prima" Painting

North River Arts Society @ 157 Old Main St, Boston, MA

This workshop will help students develop their painting skills through painting vegetables, fruits and other natural objects from direct observation.  There will be a painting demonstration in the morning, and students will create their own paintings in the afternoon. Techniques in oil painting will be taught, but artists who work in acrylics are also encouraged to attend. Jenny will provide the natural objects.

Painting Nature in Oil

Brookline Adult & Community Education @ 24 Webster Place, Boston, MA

In this class, using the organic forms of flowers, fruits, shells, and other natural materials, we will capture the joy of making art with freedom, relaxation, and pleasure.  This course, for both beginning and experienced students, will provide a creative environment to explore the varied challenges of painting natural objects using oil paints.  We will study formal issues such as space composition, color, stroke, scale, observation,...

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