*Returning students will expand on knowledge explored in the first session. New students will learn the practice of painting through classical exercises and techniques covering light on form. Drawing and painting experience helpful, but not as important as a will to learn. Basic Syllabus: 1 Intro to Materials: stretch and prepare a canvas. (provided for students) 2 Value: Black and white still life with palette knife. 3 Brushes with value: Black and white still life with brush 4 Color: palette knife/ still life 5 Color continues: brush/ still life 6 Mediums, extending open time. Color brush/ still life *Supplies will be discussed at the first class.