This is your next step after the introduction to painting class. You will learn the painting process from the start to finish. The beginner art, oil painting and acrylic painting classes for adults and teens are taught in Ardor Studio in Dallas, Texas. It is designed for beginners whether you are looking for oil painting classes or acrylic painting classes.
The beginner painting classes are designed for busy professionals who want to learn how to paint one lesson at a time. They are ideal sessions to relax, get creative, and experience the joy of painting.
The cost for a single painting session is $45.
Beginner Painting Classes
You can enroll in this class if you have taken the introduction to painting class. You can also join the class if you are familiar with the foundations of painting.
OIL PAINTING – In your oil painting workshops, I will cover Alla Prima, Indirect painting, and Impasto painting methods using oil paints. You will learn about oil surfaces, tools, and pieces of equipment and start painting with oil beginning with simple shapes to more complex paintings.
ACRYLIC PAINTING – During your acrylic painting workshops, I will cover the foundations of acrylic painting. You will learn how to assemble your acrylic toolbox, painting techniques, and the most common acrylic techniques to create vibrant acrylic masterpieces.
MATERIALS – Materials are not included in the price of this class. It does not matter if you choose oil or acrylic. The process is almost the same.
Please visit Art Supplies for Drawing and Painting Classes for my suggested list of supplies.
Aims of the Beginner Painting Lessons
You will utilize drawing to outline important structural elements, resulting in a strong foundation to paint over. Paint will be applied in thin semi-transparent layers in order to achieve specific optical effects. We will be going over many techniques and materials during each lesson. They include:
- Direct painting
- Indirect Painting
- Impasto and Acrylic
- Mixed Media