intro to landscape oil painting:
"Trip to Hawaii"
Learn how to paint expressively using oil paint and photo references from Hawaii...take a "trip" with us as we focus on tropical seascapes!
This class will have instructor demos/lessons and 1-on-1 guidance with a focus on painting seascapes and lesson topics relating to water.
Oil painting fundamentals are covered in every session: studio materials, color, value, atmospheric perspective, cropping photo references, blending, and layering.
By the end of the course, students will have completed a painting, or two, of a Hawaiian scene.
Topics covered in the "Trip to Hawaii" session:
Perfect for those new to oil paint or realism.
Bring any oil paint supplies you have at home—even if it's different from the list below. Suggestions for re-stocking / upgrading will be covered in class.
We want to keep this oil painting course odorless and as toxic/solvent-free as possible for health purposes... Turpentine and Mineral Spirits will not be allowed.
Supply List: (come prepared with quality paper towels, like Blue Shop Towels or Viva)
Available for Purchase @ Front Desk:
Students interested in this class may want to explore Kristen's MON PM Intro to Still Life Oil Painting class.
WHO SHOULD TAKE THIS CLASS...
• those who love nature and various landscapes
• those who want to learn more about using oil paints
• those who want their art to have a "painterly" style
• those who want to learn color and composition
About the instructor
Kristen Guest is an award-winning and published abstract expressionism artist as well as a certified art instructor in San Diego, California who works in a variety of mediums and genres. She studied Art Education at Middle Tennessee State University and has been teaching realism since 2004 and abstract since 2018.
Currently, Kristen works out of her studio at the Bernardo Winery, teaches a variety of classes and workshops, and is the Director of Education at Art on 30th. She is represented through Ashton Gallery and her art is showcased in featured staged homes throughout San Diego in collaboration with Guest House Shop. She also creates work for designers, national exhibitions, and online galleries. Kristen is best known for her muted hues, expressive gestural line work, and simplistic approach to composition.