Beginning Oil Painting
Monday, July 22, 2013 at 12:30 PM - Friday, July 26, 2013 at 3:15 PM (CDT)
Oak Park, IL
Ever want to learn how to use oil paints? Learn cool oil painting techniques such as using color to create depth and perspective and specific brushstrokes to generate your own unique art.
Students should bring source material for their painting subject - such as a photo of an animal, person, or place.
Supplies provided for use in class include: oil paints, solvents, a small palette knife, mirrors, and palettes. Dress for mess. Cadmium red, ultramarine blue, burnt sienna, and raw umber are calling for you.
Instructor: Elizabeth Gaylord, Harrison Works. Ages: 11-15. Min/Max # students: 2/8.
Tuition: $200. Materials fee: $20. (Canvases)
When & Where
M.G. Bertulfo, OPAD Art Camp Assistant Director
Beginning life as the Harrison Street Business Alliance in 1993, the rebranded Oak Park Arts District captured the new reality of a growing artistic community on Harrison. Encompassing the half mile of Harrison Street from Austin Boulevard west to Elmwood, the area is home to a thriving artistic community as well as a diverse variety of small enterprises. In addition to galleries and workshops focusing on the visual and performing arts, visitors can find businesses offering personal care services, health care and wellness, clothing and jewelry, restaurants and cafés, pet services, social services, and building services.