Intro to Oil Painting: Techniques and Materials

InstructorPatricia Renee Thomas
ScheduleFridays · 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
DatesJuly 12 – August 2, 2024
MediumDrawing & Painting
LevelAll Levels
CostMembers $278.00 · Non-Members $316.22

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This class is held offsite at The Haverford School just down the street from the Art Center at 450 Lancaster Avenue.

Parking: Enter the Haverford School from the Lancaster Avenue entrance then follow the circle to the last parking lot in front of the glass building. Parking is free. MLAC staff will be there on the first class to welcome students and direct you to the classroom.


Learn the methods and materials of oil painting. Begin with an investigation of color and color relationships, then expand to the art of observation using still lifes and master paintings as references. View demos and receive hands-on assistance. Study a brief history of oil painting, learn how to properly mix and prepare artists pallets, and produce compelling and accurate images with oil paints.