Class Overview

Painting for Everyone | Seattle Central College - Continuing EducationThis inspiring class is designed for the beginner to intermediate art student.

Under the guidance of a professional teacher and artist, you'll have the opportunity to:

  • Explore color mixing
  • Learn about the color wheel and basic color theory
  • Discover materials (acrylic, oil and watercolor paints and brushes) and learn how to use them
  • Learn about perspective, light and shadow, volume and texture, landscapes, and still lives
  • Explore originality in art
  • Receive an introduction to photo transfers, encaustic and palette knife painting

You'll paint from photographs, memory or imagination, and have the chance to exhibit your work in a gallery in Downtown Seattle.

Learning Outcomes

  • Learn basic color theory
  • Gain an understanding of the different painting mediums and tools
  • Discover basic painting theory and techniques
  • Create a painting under the direction of a professional artist
  • Exhibit your work in a gallery

Who Should Take this Class?

  • Beginning art students
  • Intermediate art students who would like continued guidance from a professional artist
  • Au pairs

Student Testimonials

Georgetta is an amazing instructor! She's very resourceful, supportive and enthusiastic. All of this provides a beginning student with a great sense of comfort.

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Georgetta's broad knowledge and ability to teach different skill levels really helped me expand my painting skills.

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[I liked the] opportunity to personalize projects, learn from the work of others, and ask questions when needed and receive expert guidance.

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The teacher is very encouraging and supportive.

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Instructor had great assignments, provided feedback and suggestions to everyone equally, and is fun.

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[I appreciated] the willingness of the teacher to teach and encourage students to make new challenges. -- Diana Sanchez Diaz

Session Details

  • Class ID: 6430
  • Instructor: Georgetta Gancarz
  • When: 8 Saturdays | 1/20/18 - 3/10/18 | 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
  • Total Number of Hours: 16
  • Where: Fine Arts Building - Room 403 | 801 E. Pine St., Seattle WA 98122
  • Fee: $179
  • Additional Notes: The class on 3/10 will meet from 10:30 AM - 2:30 PM, for a 2-hour class session and a 2-hour field trip. Check out our Textbooks & Supplies page for info on any required or suggested materials for this class.
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