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Theresa Schlossberg

Artist & Art Teacher

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Oil Painting - An introduction

 

CLASS TITLE

Oil Painting - An introduction

CLASS DESCRIPTION

Whether new to art or an experienced artist, the skills provided within this course create a solid artistic foundation as you learn how to paint through observation. Join artist Theresa Schlossberg as she walks you through the basic techniques you use to create your first oil painting.  These techniques create a foundation of introductory skills you can use throughout your artistic endeavors.

PROJECT TITLE

Painting a 3 Object Still Life

PROJECT DESCRIPTION

ASSIGNMENT:

Create a simple 3 object still life using a different sized white cone, sphere and/or cylinder shaped object.  This assignment teaches you how to set up a still life composition, light it, and created it on a canvas using only black and white oil paints.  During the process, you learn how to draw the three elements, mix paints, “see” three core shade values, and paint through observation.

DELIVERABLES:

  • Image of still life set up
  • image of line drawing on canvas INCLUDE:
    • line drawing of basic objects
    • outline of form and cast shadows
  • image of IN PROGRESS
  • Image of completed painting

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