“Oil Painting Right From the Start” with Keith Russell in WestPort
If you’re an absolute beginner who has never picked up a brush, this class will introduce you to the fun of painting in oils. You’ll learn which brushes to use for various techniques, how to paint on a variety of surfaces, and this – will be valuable for intermediate and advanced painters – which mediums to use to make oil paint work the way you want!
Bring your own reference photos, work from Keith’s still life or paint from your imagination. Keith will be painting along with you, and he’ll bring several books from his personal library with examples of various styles of oil painting, materials, and techniques to inspire you.
*Class Maximum Number of Students:8
About the instructor:
Keith Russell began painting in oils in 2005 while working on his B.F.A. at the Kansas City Art Institute, which he earned in 2008. He has taught a variety of art classes for Artichokes, Creative-Coldsnow, Inter-Urban Art House, GKCAA, and Lee’s Summit Arts as well as basic and advanced airbrush at JCCC from 1996 – 2000.
Keith’s paintings have been regularly throughout the Crossroads since he graduated from KCAI. Since 2018, Keith has exhibited nationally with the “Oddities & Curiosities Expos”. He is hoping to get back “on the road” in 2021.
*We have plenty of room for you to spread out, and our open classroom is a mask-friendly space.