Introduction to Oil Painting

Introduction to Oil Painting
5 sessions • 10 hours

Join us to enjoy an introduction to oil painting. Learn about this flexible medium while creating a variety of effects from airy glazes to spontaneous brushwork. Explore various oil painting techniques, develop an understanding of value and color mixing, hear tips and tricks from our expert, learn to draw with pencil and brush, and compose two paintings! Supply list is provided prior to the first class.

Instructor: Jodie Schmidt
Jodie Schmidt discovered her love of oil painting while earning a Bachelor of Fine Arts at McDaniel College in Westminster, Maryland. After graduating with honors, she continued studying art on her own and from local artist and teacher, Rebecca Pearl. She studied watercolor, oil painting and pastel for several years before deciding to become a teacher herself. She joined the Institute for Learning in Retirement at Frederick Community College in 2019, as an art instructor, teaching pastel and drawing classes. Previously Ms. Schmidt worked as a short-term substitute art teacher at Buckingham’s Choice, in Adamstown, MD.

Introduction to Oil Painting
ACR167 • 5-Digit: 19457
Fridays • 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. • 1/24 – 2/21
Visual & Performing Arts Center (F Building) • Room F118
Fee: $99