Basic Oil Painting Using Tole Techniques

                                                                                                     Holly Geddeshelen-jeglic-commas

h_geddes@hotmail.com

122 N. Queen Street

Chestertown, Maryland 21620

301-219-0106 cell

 

 


Basic Oil Painting Using Tole Techniques

Wednesdays – October 26, November 2, 9, 16
6:00 p.m. at KidSPOT

Cost- $135 members, $160 non-members

Course Description:

Decorative painting is a way to personalize and enhance everyday items.  The methods are easy-to-learn and basic to all painting techniques.  You learn how to hold and use a variety of brushes.  The designs are traced on to the surface so drawing is not an issue.  A small set of oil colors is all you need to get started.  Oils are easy to use, easy to mix, easy to blend and easy to fix if you make a mistake.  Once you get the hang of this, you can use the techniques to decorate wood, cloth, metal, glass and walls.  You will be able to decorate your home accessories and make gifts.  Most importantly, you will have fun being a painter.

Supply list:

Surfaces (wood surfaces):  [Check our Michaels and get something similar that you like if you prefer.]

  1. (Instructor provided.) Intro to materials, strokes & surface prep.  Bristol paper that is varnished.  Don’t worry about this one.
  2. Leaves & Daisies:  Slate board http://www.michaels.com/pepperell-crafts-chalkboard-slate-5in-x-7in/10564948.html#pmax=5&pmpt=qualifying&pmin=0&start=8  $3.99
  3. Apples:  http://www.michaels.com/artminds-pine-circle-plaque/10067602.html#pmpt=qualifying&sz=24&start=26  $6.29
  4. Pears:  http://www.michaels.com/unfinished-pine-wood-plaque-by-artminds/10264101.html#pmax=5&pmpt=qualifying&pmin=0&start=18  $1.99
  5. Mini painting:  6×8 canvas (farm scene).

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