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Thu, Mar 10


TAP Centre for Creativity

Paint Handling Techniques in Oil

Thursday evenings 6:00pm to 8:30pm March 10, 17, 24 & 31, 2022 Instructor: Paul Abeleira Location: Cocker Fulton Studio

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Paint Handling Techniques in Oil
Paint Handling Techniques in Oil

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Mar 10, 2022, 6:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. EST

TAP Centre for Creativity, 203 Dundas St, London, ON N6A 1G4, Canada

About The Event

Is painting in a realistic style a struggle for you?  Do you ever wonder why your picture often starts strong but goes sour half way through?  Often the colors look great, but the overall result “just doesn’t look right.”  In this four week course, we will examine techniques in paint handling to improve the quality of your works and take them to that convincing finish you are after.  We will take a close examination of rhythm of application and various brush maneuvers that will make textures like metal, glass and other still life subject matter come to life on canvas.  Each night, students will leave with a small completed painting along with the tools needed to make every picture a success.

About the instructor  Paul Abeleira is a graduate of Western’s Visual Arts program. He continues his own studies in still life and portraiture in workshops  in New York, Wisconsin and Arizona, and has instructed artists in many facets of visual arts. Paul has taught at TAP for over 10 years and has received positive responses from his students who characterize him as a sensitive coach with a broad range of skills and knowledge. He is committed to making the learning experience worthwhile.

Thursday evenings 6:00pm to 8:30pm 

March 10, 17, 24 & 31, 2022 

Instructor: Paul Abeleira 

Location: Cocker Fulton Studio

$150 + materials

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