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Oil & Acrylic Painting

at Art School of SF Bay - THE SUNSET DISTRICT (INNER)

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$560 4 seats left
Start Date:

Thu, Jan 05, 6:20pm - Apr 06, 8:20pm Pacific Time (14 sessions)

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Location:
THE SUNSET DISTRICT (INNER)
1603 Irving St
Btwn 17th & 18th Avenues
San Francisco, California 94122
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Description
Class Level: All levels
Age Requirements: 18 and older
Average Class Size: 8

What you'll learn in this oil painting class:

This course will help art lovers master various methods of oil and acrylic painting, and develop a personal unique style! We will work on painting nature: landscape composition, clouds, waves, waterfalls, trees, sun spots; learn to represent texture of various objects; we will practice expressing character and emotions in portraits, set up the mood of the painting, and deliver the right artistic message through it. 

High-quality art materials are provided and included in the course price. 

Detailed Schedule:

  • Day 1: Introduction. Color theory and color mixing. Expressing mood through color. Painting simple colorful objects, learning to assess the desired color. Demonstrations and practice of various acrylic and oil techniques.
  • Day 2: Impressionism versus classical painting. Starting a master copy of your favorite work of an impressionist artist (Monet/Pissarro/Gauguin/Van Gogh)
  • Day 3: Tips on painting grass, clouds, water, and mountains. Finishing the landscape. 
  • Day 4: Starting a still life: introduction to classical oil painting. Compositional thumbnails, preparing a cartoon (drawing on thin paper), priming a canvas.
  • Day 5: Continue working on a small still life. Making an underpainting.
  • Day 6: First layer of color. Changes in color temperature. Tips on painting metal, glass, silky fabrics, text.
  • Day 7: Second layer of paint.
  • Day 8: Final touches, varnishes. Finishing the still life.
  • Day 9: Starting a portrait. Intro on facial anatomy. Compositional thumbnails, starting a drawing.
  • Day 10: Painting the portrait.
  • Day 11: Finishing the portrait.
  • Day 12: Starting working on a final project. Lecture on expressive composition. Compositional and color thumbnails.
  • Day 13: Painting the final project of a choice.
  • Day 14: Painting the final project of a choice.


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Refund Policy
Monthly payments are not refundable. No fee adjustments due to missed classes - please schedule make up for a class you missed. In case of serious illness or other issues that don’t allow a student to participate in class for a long period of time, the payment may be transferred to another month.

Summer camp payment can be refunded in full if you inform us a month prior to start date of the camp.

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Start Date Time Teacher # Sessions Price
6:20pm - 8:20pm Pacific Time TBD 14 $560
This course consists of multiple sessions, view schedule for sessions.
Thu, Jan 12 6:20pm - 8:20pm Pacific Time TBD
Thu, Jan 19 6:20pm - 8:20pm Pacific Time TBD
Thu, Jan 26 6:20pm - 8:20pm Pacific Time TBD
Thu, Feb 02 6:20pm - 8:20pm Pacific Time TBD
Thu, Feb 09 6:20pm - 8:20pm Pacific Time TBD
Thu, Feb 16 6:20pm - 8:20pm Pacific Time TBD
Thu, Feb 23 6:20pm - 8:20pm Pacific Time TBD
Thu, Mar 02 6:20pm - 8:20pm Pacific Time TBD
Thu, Mar 09 6:20pm - 8:20pm Pacific Time TBD
Thu, Mar 16 6:20pm - 8:20pm Pacific Time TBD
Thu, Mar 23 6:20pm - 8:20pm Pacific Time TBD
Thu, Mar 30 6:20pm - 8:20pm Pacific Time TBD
Thu, Apr 06 6:20pm - 8:20pm Pacific Time TBD
6:30pm - 8:30pm Pacific Time Cody Blocker 14 $560
This course consists of multiple sessions, view schedule for sessions.
Fri, Jan 13 6:30pm - 8:30pm Pacific Time Cody Blocker
Fri, Jan 20 6:30pm - 8:30pm Pacific Time Cody Blocker
Fri, Jan 27 6:30pm - 8:30pm Pacific Time Cody Blocker
Fri, Feb 03 6:30pm - 8:30pm Pacific Time Cody Blocker
Fri, Feb 10 6:30pm - 8:30pm Pacific Time Cody Blocker
Fri, Feb 17 6:30pm - 8:30pm Pacific Time Cody Blocker
Fri, Feb 24 6:30pm - 8:30pm Pacific Time Cody Blocker
Fri, Mar 03 6:30pm - 8:30pm Pacific Time Cody Blocker
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Fri, Mar 24 6:30pm - 8:30pm Pacific Time Cody Blocker
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Fri, Apr 07 6:30pm - 8:30pm Pacific Time Cody Blocker

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