Instructor: Laura Thompson
1-4pm // Sundays // March 24, 31, April 7
$160 // Beginner - Intermediate


Learn the basics of painting with oils, or hone your developing skills in this beginner to intermediate level class taught by Laura Thompson. Laura will show you tips and tricks to make this technique of the “masters” accessible and efficient, while producing quality artworks.

Students will:

*Discuss composition, color theory, and other basic art concepts
*Learn about supplies and oil painting techniques
*Experiment with brush stroke, textures and blending
*Work from photographs to create representative oil paintings in layers
*Walk away with at least one oil painting worthy of display

Students in this class may purchase items in our store and receive a 10% discount
Students in this class may purchase M.Graham paints at a 40% discount

Required Paint colors

Titanium white
Ivory black
Cadmium red
Alizarin crimson
Ultramarine blue
Cadmium yellow
Yellow ochre
Burnt Umber

Optional paint colors

Cerulean Blue
Viridian green
Burnt sienna
Dioxazine Purple


Red Sable:
Filbert #0
Round #4

Premium Synthetic:
Filberts #2 and #4
Flats #2 and #4

Hog Bristle:
Brights #1 and #4


Small Palette Knife
Mineral Spirits
Jar with coil
Sun-Thickened linseed oil
9x12 canvas panel
8x10 canvas
5x7 cradled wood panel
Brush cleaner

Rags/heavy duty paper towels (such as the blue kind)
2 baby food or small jars