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Art :: Classes
Oil Painting Essentials for Beginners
10:00 AM
Little Montana Gift Shop
Course overview
Painting with oils will be demystified as you learn the fundamentals of oil painting in this two day workshop. Students will be guided step-by-step through the process of planning and painting in oil paints and take home your own 11x14 finished paintings. Your instructor is a second generation artist, Jim Beaulaurier who was born in Great Falls, Montana. His father, Leo James Beaulaurier was also born in Great Falls, Montana, in 1912 and died on February 13, 1984. He was also a traditional Western painter, illustrator, and muralist.

What to expect
You will get a basic introduction to oil painting including:

how to set up your work area and painting palette and paint surfaces
how to mix colors
how to apply oil paints and be introduced to paint mediums
learning about composition
learn how to begin and work through to a finished painting
how to clean and care for your brushes

Is this course right for me?
No experience necessary. A perfect starting point for absolute beginners or artists used to working in other medium. A great class for senior high school visual art students.

Option #1: Included in the workshop fee is use of our oil paints, mediums, brushes and also canvas or canvas paper.

Option #2: Download the supply list and receive a discount on your workshop fee

Maximum of 6 students in all our classes Our class sizes are small, ensuring you receive the individual instruction you need.
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Age Group: 18+
Venue: Little Montana Gift Shop
Address: Little Montana Gift Shop Great Falls, Montana 59404
Phone: N/A

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