Beginning Self-Portrait (Oil Painting)
Monday, July 15, 2013 at 9:00 AM - Friday, July 19, 2013 at 11:45 AM (CDT)
Oak Park, IL
See yourself in a different light! Learn cool oil painting techniques such as using color to create depth and perspective and specific brushstrokes to generate your own self portrait.
Students should bring a photo of themselves. Supplies provided for use in class include: oil paints, solvents, a small palette knife, mirrors, and palettes. Dress for mess and get ready to bring color to your world.
Instructor: Elizabeth Gaylord, Harrison Works. Ages: 9-15. 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.