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Intermediate Oil Painting 201 - ONLINE Tuesdays (March-May) With Jeannette Pomeroy Parssi

Description
Location: ONLINE! Students will receive Zoom links to attend class after registration and payment.

March 16-May 18
Tuesdays
10 am – 12 pm

Suggested age 16+

For creative people with some previous painting experience, this 201-level class provides nurturing instruction and guidance from painting instructor Jeannette Pomeroy-Parssi.

Jeannette will offer guidance as you paint and explore her lessons and assignments from week to week. She can also provide tips and support for your own projects, if you want to bring them to class.

Beginning students are encouraged to consider our Beginning Painting 101 class on Wednesday mornings. Please reach out directly to the instructor at jpparssi@yahoo.com to confirm which option is best for your experience level and schedule.

Upon registration, the supply list will be sent to you to purchase your own supplies. If you’d rather purchase your supplies through Nickel Plate Arts and have the instructor ship them to you, there is an additional option at check out to add “Oil Painting Class Supplies,”

Supplies generally include (ordered from Dick Blick):
Oil, Set of 10, 38ml (Alizarin Crimson, Cadmium Red Hue, Ultramarine Blue, Lemon Yellow, Yellow Ochre, Viridian Hue, Raw Umber, Burnt Sienna, Titanium White, Ivory Black)
Oil, Cad Yelo Hue, 38ml
Oil, Cerulean Blue Hue, 38ml
Disposable Palette Paper
W&N Refined Linseed Oil
Princeton Brushes, Set of 7
Palette Knife, Style 50
2-9″x12″ stretched canvas
1-Pack of 5, 9×12 canvas panels
Dawn Liquid Dishsoap
Rubber dishwashing gloves
Roll of Foil
Roll of Paper Towels

This class is led by professional artist and educator, Jeannette Pomeroy Parssi, who has been teaching painting and drawing for more than 15 years. 2021 will mark her 8th year as a member of the faculty at Michigan’s famed Interlochen Center for the Arts summer art camp, where she teaches Painting & Drawing.
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Oil Painting Studio Session 201- ONLINE Wednesdays (March-May) With Jeannette Pomeroy Parssi

Description
Location: ONLINE! Students will receive Zoom links to attend class after registration and payment.

March 17-May 19
Wednesdays
6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Suggested age 16+

For creative people with some previous painting experience, this Studio Session provides time to work alongside other painters and to get guidance and tips from our talented painting instructor Jeannette Pomeroy-Parssi.

Join in from week to week to work on your own project or take advantage of the assignments and challenges that our instructor provides. Jeannette will offer guidance as you paint.

Beginning students are encouraged to consider our Beginning Painting 101 class on Wednesday mornings. Please reach out directly to the instructor at jpparssi@yahoo.com to confirm which option is best for your experience level and schedule.

Upon registration, the supply list will be sent to you to purchase your own supplies. If you’d rather purchase your supplies through Nickel Plate Arts and have the instructor ship them to you, there is an additional option at check out to add “Oil Painting Class Supplies,”

Supplies generally include (ordered from Dick Blick):
Oil, Set of 10, 38ml (Alizarin Crimson, Cadmium Red Hue, Ultramarine Blue, Lemon Yellow, Yellow Ochre, Viridian Hue, Raw Umber, Burnt Sienna, Titanium White, Ivory Black)
Oil, Cad Yelo Hue, 38ml
Oil, Cerulean Blue Hue, 38ml
Disposable Palette Paper
W&N Refined Linseed Oil
Princeton Brushes, Set of 7
Palette Knife, Style 50
2-9″x12″ stretched canvas
1-Pack of 5, 9×12 canvas panels
Dawn Liquid Dishsoap
Rubber dishwashing gloves
Roll of Foil
Roll of Paper Towels

This class is led by professional artist and educator, Jeannette Pomeroy Parssi, who has been teaching painting and drawing for more than 15 years. 2021 will mark her 8th year as a member of the faculty at Michigan’s famed Interlochen Center for the Arts summer art camp, where she teaches Painting & Drawing.

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Introduction to Oil Painting ONLINE (March-May) Jeannette Pomeroy Parssi

Description
Location: ONLINE! Students will receive Zoom links to attend class after registration and payment.

March 17-May 19
Wednesdays
10 am – 12 pm

Suggested age 16+

Whether you want to start at the beginning or come with your supplies and work on your own project, Jeannette will give you expert guidance as you develop your own style.

Start at the beginning in this class with basic instruction using the double primary palette. This fundamental class will introduce you to the basics of art theory and oil painting including: composition, materials, color mixing, and painting from direct observation. If you have taken this class previously or have had experience, come join in to work on your own project or take advantage of the still life set for class. Jeannette will offer guidance as you paint.

Past intro students or more advanced artists are encouraged to consider our Painting Studio or Painting 201 courses Please reach out directly to the instructor at jpparssi@yahoo.com to confirm which option is best for your experience level and schedule.

Upon registration, the supply list will be sent to you to purchase your own supplies. If you’d rather purchase your supplies through Nickel Plate Arts and have the instructor ship them to you, there is an additional option at check out to add “Oil Painting Class Supplies,”

Supplies generally include (ordered from Dick Blick):
Oil, Set of 10, 38ml (Alizarin Crimson, Cadmium Red Hue, Ultramarine Blue, Lemon Yellow, Yellow Ochre, Viridian Hue, Raw Umber, Burnt Sienna, Titanium White, Ivory Black)
Oil, Cad Yelo Hue, 38ml
Oil, Cerulean Blue Hue, 38ml
Disposable Palette Paper
W&N Refined Linseed Oil
Princeton Brushes, Set of 7
Palette Knife, Style 50
2-9″x12″ stretched canvas
1-Pack of 5, 9×12 canvas panels
Dawn Liquid Dishsoap
Rubber dishwashing gloves
Roll of Foil
Roll of Paper Towels

This class is led by professional artist and educator, Jeannette Pomeroy Parssi, who has been teaching painting and drawing for more than 15 years. 2021 will mark her 8th year as a member of the faculty at Michigan’s famed Interlochen Center for the Arts summer art camp, where she teaches Painting & Drawing.

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Online: Introduction to Oil Painting- January 6–March 10, Wednesdays 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. OR 6:30–8:30 p.m.

Introduction to Oil Painting

January 6–March 10 (10-week course)
10 a.m. – 12 p.m.
OR
6:30–8:30 p.m.
Cost: $150 – materials  can be purchased for an extra fee (see below for details)
Suggested ages 16+

Instructor: Jeanette Pomeroy Parssi

Suggested ages 16+

Whether you want to start at the beginning or come with your supplies and work on your own project, Jeannette will give you expert guidance as you develop your own style.

Start at the beginning in this class with basic instruction using the double primary palette. This fundamental class will introduce you to the basics of art theory and oil painting including: composition, materials, color mixing, and painting from direct observation. If you have taken this class previously or have had experience, come join into work on your own project or take advantage of the still life set for the class. Jeannette will offer guidance as you paint.

Past intro students or more advanced artists are more than welcome to take this course as well, and the instructor will provide a more advanced class structure to accommodate your progressing talents. Please reach out directly to the instructor at jpparssi@yahoo.com to confirm.

NEW FOR 2021: Jeannette is adding a morning session! Now you can select from Wednesday mornings from 10-12 or Wednesday evenings from 6:30-8:30.

SUPPLIES:
The supply list appears below.  Please purchase these before the first class. If you need help obtaining supplies, please contact Jeannette at jpparssi@yahoo.com – we can place the order for you, if needed.

Supplies include (ordered from Dick Blick):
Oil, Set of 10, 38ml (Alizarin Crimson, Cadmium Red Hue, Ultramarine Blue, Lemon Yellow, Yellow Ochre, Viridian Hue, Raw Umber, Burnt Sienna, Titanium White, Ivory Black)
Oil, Cad Yelo Hue, 38ml
Oil, Cerulean Blue Hue, 38ml
Disposable Palette Paper
W&N Refined Linseed Oil
Princeton Brushes, Set of 7
Palette Knife, Style 50
2-9″x12″ stretched canvas
1-Pack of 5, 9×12 canvas panels
Dawn Liquid Dishsoap
Rubber dishwashing gloves
Roll of Foil
Roll of Paper Towels

This class is led by professional artist and educator, Jeannette Pomeroy Parssi, who has been teaching painting and drawing for more than 15 years. 2021 will mark her 8th year as a member of the faculty at Michigan’s famed Interlochen Center for the Arts summer art camp, where she teaches Painting & Drawing.

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“I’ve really enjoyed the class. I didn’t know that I could paint anything recognizable. Even though I’m not as good as some, I am so proud of the paintings that I have done so far. It is good for me to set the time aside to paint, otherwise I probably wouldn’t find the time at home.”

– Anita Landress –

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