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.

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

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

The teacher is very encouraging and supportive.

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

Session Details

  • Class ID: 6430
  • Instructor: Georgetta Gancarz
  • When: 7 Wednesdays | 6/28/17 - 7/29/17 | 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
  • Total Number of Hours: 16
  • Where: Fine Arts Bldg - Room 403 | 801 E. Pine St., Seattle WA 98122
  • Fee: $145
  • Additional Notes: Class will meet on Wednesdays 6/28 - 7/26, Thursday 7/27 and take a field trip to a museum on Saturday 7/29. Check out our Textbooks & Supplies page for info on any required materials for this class.
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