February’s Oil Painting Session is Set

Seagull Chimney, Karen Gale

Seagull Chimney, Karen Gale

February’s Oil Painting session starts Thursday, February 4. If you’ve been worried that oil painting might be too difficult, don’t worry.  There’s no mistake you can’t fix because the medium is so flexible.

Materials don’t need to be cost prohibitive either, because Karen teaches color mixing with only three basic colors.

Once you’ve given oils a chance, you’ll never go back!

And here’s a hearty endorsement from one of Karen’s recent students:

“I love your teaching style, Karen.  I’m enjoying your class very much.  I have to say, I normally don’t take art classes, but you’ve changed my mind with this one.  You take time with each student, and I’ve learned some great new techniques.”  Jan Layne, student in the January session of Karen’s oil painting class.

This is an ongoing oil painting class that takes participants from where they are to the next level. Karen has been teaching art for eight years and is experienced in teaching beginning students as well as those who have been painting for years.

Class participants will learn the elements of art and design, classic painting techniques, and color theory through the process of creating their own paintings. Each session is three hours long.

Tuition:  Students pay $165 for 4 sessions at a time.  There is an additional $20 supply fee per period if students don’t have their own (bring materials fee to class for the teacher directly).  If students know they will miss one of the sessions there will be make-up session on Thursday, March 31st.

Time:  Thursdays, Feb 4, 11, 18, 25 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Location:  Hoffman Center for the Arts, 594 Laneda Avenue, Manzanita

A minimum of 4 students is required for the class to go forward.  Please register no later than Thursday, January 28 to ensure the class will proceed.

Students who already work in the medium are asked to bring their own supplies. A complete list will be provided at registration. Students new to oil painting can use provided materials for an additional $20 (paid on the first day of class directly to the teacher).

Click here to register. For questions about the class, contact Karen at peasehouseart@gmail.com.

Local artist Karen Gale (peasehouseart.com):  After a 16 year career in education, Karen studied in the Department of Art and Design at Southern Utah University.  Since moving to the Pacific Northwest, she has created Pike Road Painters artist group in Yamhill, Oregon as an art teacher, joined Currents Gallery in McMinnville as an artist and art teacher, and founded Pease House Art in Oregon City. She now lives in Bay City with her husband, teaches art locally, paints, and is illustrating a children’s book.




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