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Introduction to Oil Painting with Rodd Ambroson

April 30

$15.00 – $195.00
by Rodd Ambroson

Introduction to Oil Painting with Rodd Ambroson

8 sessions

Thursdays 4-6pm

2/15-4/4

$195

Join Master Artist Rodd Ambroson for this 8 session introduction to oil painting. Participants will be able to paint competently at an introductory level. Drawing will be emphasized. Working from home is highly encouraged and will support your in-class instruction.

Production goals/options with demonstration:

  • Still life
  • Self portrait
  • Landscape
  • Imaginary

Skill Sets

  1. Preparation for painting support/surface
    1. Stretch canvas
    2. Jesso surface
  1. Understanding of tools and pigments used in oil painting
    1. Brushes/Pallet knives
    2. Cleaning supplies and techniques
  1. Understanding color theory
    1. Mixing paint
    2. Producing compliments of three primary colors
  1. Understanding composition
    1. Golden mean
    2. Rule of thirds
    3. 60% 40% light dark contrast
  1. Basic rules to oil painting
    1. Fat over lean
    2. Thick over thin
    3. Slow drying over fast drying
    4. Never put your pallet on your chair 🙂
  1. Most importantly, increased visual acuity

 

Pre-registration Required.

Adults 15 and older.

Limited to 6 spaces. (Waiting list available)

Includes all supplies and materials in class, purchase available after class. 

 

Contact:

Arianna Olsen

exhibits@josephy.org

541-432-0505 x2

 

Instructor Bio:

Rodd Ambroson – BFA Painting/Drawing, MA Medical Illustration.  Medical Illustrator for sixteen Years.  Bronze figurative sculptor for twenty-four years.  Taught drawing/figure drawing adjunct faculty for nine years.

Details

Date:
April 30
Cost:
$15.00 – $195.00

Organizer

Arianna Olsen
Phone
541-432-0505 x2
Email
exhibits@josephy.org

Venue

Josephy Center for Arts & Culture
403 N Main St
Joseph, OR 97846 United States
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