Painting Still Life

Sharpen your ability to observe and paint still life with accuracy.

  • Starts Jan 10, 2023
  • $77 M/$87 NM
  • McCord Gallery & Cultural Center

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Class Description

Tuesdays, Session 1 is 4 Weeks Instructor: Beth Leahy January 10 - 31 12:30 AM-3:00 PM $77 M/$87 NM per session Combo price for Oil Painting Studio AND Painting Still Life: $147 M / $167 NM Sharpen your ability to observe and paint the still life with accuracy. This class offers the artist the opportunity to paint a new subject each week. Emphasis will be on observing simple subjects, analyzing value patterns into basic shapes, how to compose the subject on the canvas, and use a viewfinder, mixing color, and capturing the image quickly, yet accurately. Students may bring a camera to class. Six 8”x10” canvases or canvas panels should be brought to the first class. A list of supplies can be found on our SUPPLY LISTS page. Art classes meet once every week for a total of 4 weeks this particular session for this class. A session is normally 6 weeks. Once you sign up, you will be on the class roster for the full 4 weeks. Upon registering for this class, payment is required to secure your spot. Payment can be done in person or over the phone. *Classes are priced as McCord Member / Non-Member

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  • 9602 W Creek Rd, Palos Park, IL, USA


Refund and Makeup Policy

Refunds will be given before a session starts. Once the first class of a session has begun, there will be no refunds for that session.

A make-up class will be arranged if an instructor cancels a class. If a student misses a class, there are no refunds for that class. A make-up class can be arranged during that same session by the instructor if space is available in another class. Make-up classes will not be rolled over into a new session.