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Paint Handling Techniques in Oil

Paint Handling Techniques in Oil

Thursday evenings, 6:30 – 9:30 PM
February 7, 14, 21, & 28, 2019

$120 + Materials (Artist’s Circle rate $105)
Maximum of 9 students

Instructor: Paul Abeleira
Studio 3D

Is painting in a realistic style a struggle for you?  Do you ever wonder why your picture often starts strong, but goes sour half way through? Often the colors look great, but the overall result “just doesn’t look right.”  In this four week course, we will examine techniques in paint handling to improve the quality of your works and take them to that convincing finish you are after.  We will take a close examination of rhythm of application and various brush maneuvers that will make textures like metal, glass and other still life subject matter come to life on canvas.  Each night, students will leave with a small completed painting along with the tools needed to make every picture a success.

Paul Abeleira is a graduate of Western’s Visual Arts program. He has studied portraiture in private studies in New York and Wisconsin and has instructed artists in many facets of visual arts. Although relatively new to the game, he has received positive responses from his students who characterize him as a sensitive coach with a broad range of skills and knowledge. He is committed to make the learning experience worthwhile.

Enrolment Option #1: ONLINE Payment may be made via Paypal with a Visa/Mastercard or with your Paypal account. Payment through Paypal with a Visa/Mastercard DOES NOT require you to have a Paypal account. Paypal is a secure, safe and private transaction.

Paint Handling Techniques in Oil

Enrolment Option #2: Call TAP to enrol at 519-642-2767 or visit us in person during our regular office hours, noon – 5 p.m. Tuesdays – Saturdays.

*Course enrolment cutoff date is Wednesday January 30, 2019 by 5 p.m. Only 50% of your registration fee is refundable if cancellations are received with at least one week’s notice from the course start date. Fees will not be refunded after enrolment cutoff date. Minimum course enrolment is 5 students. If the minimum student enrolment is not reached by the cutoff date the course will be cancelled. If the course is cancelled tuition fees will be refunded in full. We appreciate your cooperation and understanding.