Class Overview

Palette Knife Painting | Seattle Central College - Continuing Education

Learn how to make beautiful paintings with the palette knife using an assortment of textural mediums.

Without a brush, explore a variety of techniques to create picturesque landscapes, figures, wildlife and modern art.

Instructor is a professional teacher and artist, who has exhibited in museums and galleries worldwide.


Learning Outcomes

  • Learn the tools and techniques to develop a work of art
  • Application of texture in painting for personal expression and creating a finished work
  • Use observation, linear perspective, volume and originality to explore composition, form, color, space, light, shadow in texture
  • Express different ways to document art by developing an art vocabulary
  • Understand art as a form of personal expression

Who Should Take this Class?

  • Budding artists interested in this unique style of expression
  • Experienced artists seeking a new element to their visual art
  • Anyone who wants to create original works of art under the guidance of a professional artist

Student Testimonials

[I appreciated] Georgetta's encouragement and support as I learned a new technique. She's one a fantastic instructor!


[I liked the] interaction. The instructor was genuinely interested in your progress.


[I enjoyed] the opportunity to start from the very beginning with no experience, with a patient instructor. She was amazing!

Session Details

  • Class ID: 6436
  • Instructor: Georgetta Gancarz
  • When: 8 Mondays | 1/22/18 - 3/12/18 | 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
  • Total Number of Hours: 16
  • Where: Fine Arts Building - Room 403 | 801 E. Pine St., Seattle WA 98122
  • Fee: $179
  • Additional Notes: No class on 2/19. One session scheduled for Saturday, 3/10, 10:30 AM -12:30 PM. Check out our Textbooks & Supplies page for info on any required or suggested materials for this class.