BEGINNERS’ OIL PAINTING

Vine and Branches by Bob Stradling

A class for complete beginners, or those who have just made a start.  We will explore the exciting world of making your own paintings, and how to have fun doing it! We will talk about how to paint from life, still life, and photos.  In the course of six 2.5 hour sessions, we will talk about, demonstrate, and try for ourselves: materials, color mixing, composition, and learning to see as an artist.  

Class Dates & Time:  Wednesdays, March 25th through April 29th, 2:00 – 4:30 pm  

NEW DATES WILL BE ANNOUNCED AFTER THE STAY-AT-HOME ORDER IS LIFTED. PLEASE CHECK BACK AFTER APRIL 30TH

Materials:

(please bring these to the first class)

1-2 medium drawing pencils

an eraser

8”x10” pad of drawing paper, and

any oil painting supplies you may already have

In the first class, we will discuss what materials are needed for the remaining classes.  If you do not have any oil painting materials, you should anticipate buying them (costs range from $75 upwards).

Cost: $60.00/6 classes (materials not included), cash or check, payable directly to the Instructor on or before the first class meeting.

To Register: please email Bob Stradling at:

 fbcmalvern.pastor@verizon.net

Instructor: Bob Stradling, Pastor of Vision Fellowship at the First Baptist Church of Malvern, paints mostly to have fun, but he has also sold many paintings in a blend of realist/impressionist styles. Bob has studied with Jon Redmond and Anne Graham, and several of his paintings can be seen  exhibited in the Fellowship Hall of the Church.