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Water-based Oil Painting CEXTN013-202460

Jul 1, 2024 - Jul 29, 2024

$225 Enroll

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Water-Based Oil Painting
Mondays, 7/1-7/29/2024, 6:00-9:00pm
Ocean Campus, JVDL 812

Join artist and educator Nancy Elliott and learn to use Water-Based Oil Paints! Using Water Mixable Oil Paints is a wonderful way to paint with the flexibility of oil paint without the need of solvents such as turpentine. In this class learn how to use Water Mixable Oil Paint by exploring basic techniques such wet-on-wet, glaze, and using impasto (thick paint).

Materials List:

Set of water-mixable oil paint, such as this one
Set of brushes, such as this one
Canvas paper pad, such as this one
Drawing utensil: graphite or willow charcoal
Container for water
Nancy will provide palette paper

Optional: soft cotton rag, other painting surface besides Fredrix Canvas Pads, such as stretched canvas.


Instructor Bio:

Nancy Mizuno Elliott is an art instructor at City College of San Francisco. She also directs the College’s art gallery. She exhibits nationally and abroad. Honors include C-00 Film Grants, Individual Artist Project Grants (City of Oakland), Alameda County Purchase Awards, numerous public art projects, and residencies at ComPeung (Thailand,) The White Colony (Costa Rica), Can Serrat (Spain), Ragdale Foundation (Chicago), Hambidge Center (Atlanta), Osage Arts Community (Missouri), Noxubee Wildlife Refuge (Mississippi), FreeUp (Oakland), and De Young Museum (San Francisco).

In regard to public art, she has collaborated with other artists, fast food workers, animal shelter staff, veterans, high school and college students, incarcerated youth, recreation centers, librarians and library patrons, poets, and active seniors. Most recently, she was the lead artist and coordinator of the Paw Power! Mural Project at Oakland Animal Services, in which fifteen artists volunteered their time and talents in order to beautify the shelter by creating over twenty murals in hopes of boosting adoptions and staff/volunteer morale.