Fall 2018 classes

Painting in Oil and Watercolor

Learn to Paint in Any Medium

Fall, 2018

Classes meet in Beth Neville’s Milton studio
Classes begin with a 15 minute discussion of examples from art history
Fee: $130.00 (no supplies included)
Time: Tuesdays as noted below, noon – 2p.m. or 7-9 p.m.
Contact Beth to reserve your space.

  • Session 1 September 11
    • Composition and Design
    • Classical: Leonardo da Vinci, vs Baroque: Peter Paul Rubens
  • Session 2 September 18
    • Emotions of Color and color symbolism
    • El Greco and Wassily Kandinsky
  • Session 3 September 25
    • Circular Perspective
    • Dutch Prankt painting and American, Charles Sheeler
  • Session 4 October 2 (no class October 9)
    • Linear Perspective
    • Leonardo da Vinci and Raphael
  • Session 5 October 16
    • Iconography, Symbolism
    • American sculptors David Smith and Claes Oldenburg; paintings of the Middle Ages and Salvadore Dali
  • Session 6 October 23
    • Negative and Positive Shapes, foreground vs background
    • Jackson Pollack and Georgia O’Keefe
  • Session 7 October 30
    • Texture in Painting
    • Albrecht Durer, Peter Paul Rubens and John Singer Sargent
  • Session 8 November 6
    • Shading, light to dark
    • Early Renaissance painting, Georgia O’Keefe, others
  • Session 9 November 13
    • Opacity, Luminescence, Translucency
    • The inherent nature of oil and watercolor paints.
  • Session 10 November 20
    • War and Peace
    • Contemporary Resistance art; Benjamin West and Edward Hicks