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All About Painting (Online)

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Class Level: All levels
Age Requirements: 12 - 18 years old
Average Class Size: 8
Teacher: Maria Zhalnina

What you'll learn in this kids painting class:

This course is dedicated to various aspects of painting with the most popular painting media: acrylics or oils (students can choose), plus an intro on watercolor. By the end of this camp students will learn to asses the desired color by mixing, correctly represent lighting, texture and proportions of objects, strengthen their knowledge of color theory and human anatomy, and move their painting skills to the next level.
It will be held ONLINE via ZOOM video conference. Students will need access to a computer / tablet / phone with internet connection and zoom.us. After the lecture and demonstrations teachers regularly check and correct the digital image of a student's work, explain what works in particular cases and what does not, and why.

Detailed Schedule:

  • Day 1 Color theory and color mixing. Painting simple colorful objects, learning to asses a desired color. 
  • Day 2 Intro to arial and linear perspective. Painting a small landscape from a photo reference.
  • Day 3 Tips on painting grass, clouds, water, and mountains. Finishing the landscape. 
  • Day 4 Starting a still life: compositional thumbnails, starting the painting.
  • Day 3 Tips on painting metal, glass, silky fabrics, text. Continue working on a small still life. 
  • Day 5 Final touches. Starting work on creative portrait. Compositional sketches.
  • Day 6 Overview of anatomy of the head, neck, and shoulders. Finishing the drawing.
  • Day 7 Painting the portrait.
  • Day 8 Finishing the portrait.
  • Day 9 Intro to watercolor. Basic watercolor techniques.
  • Day 10 Advanced Watercolor techniques.
  • Day 11, 12  Final project of a choice, material of a choice.

Materials:

  • Set of acrylic paint - 10 colors min, 20ml tubes or bigger (you might need an extra white paint)
  • Watercolor paint
  • Brushes (flat and round)
  • Paper plates or a pallet 
  • Canvases (at least 2 16x20 and bigger, few 8x10)
  • White painting boards or mixed media paper - various sizes, around 10 pages
  • Pencil
  • Eraser
  • Watercolor paper (2-5 pages)

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Monthly payments are not refundable. No fee adjustments due to missed classes - please schedule make up for a class you missed. In case of serious illness or other issues that don’t allow a student to participate in class for a long period of time, the payment may be transferred to another month.

Summer camp payment can be refunded in full if you inform us a month prior to start date of the camp.
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