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.