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Oil Painting: Mist on the Mountains (Age 12+)

Saturday, July 13, 2024 (10:00 AM - 4:00 PM) (PDT)


July 13 from 10:00 am – 4:00 pm (with a one-hour break) 

If you can knock on a door, butter a piece of bread, or make an “X”, you’re well on your way to mastering one of the greatest painting techniques in the world! 

Teaching Artist Aaron will show you how to create beautiful landscapes and seascapes using oil paints, stretched and primed canvas, and a unique set of brushes. No painting experience necessary! You’ll learn skills such as color mixing on a palette, color mixing and blending on canvas, and an array of additional techniques that will bring out your inner artist. Aaron will discuss how he got started in this medium and will teach the tools and techniques necessary to paint the sky, clouds, mountains, trees, water, snow, and more! You’ll leave class with a beautiful painting and a wonderful sense of accomplishment and pride. 

All supplies included. Please enter through the 5th Street door. Teaching Artist: Aaron Akers Aaron Akers has a style of painting that is in line with the styles of the great Bill Alexander and Bob Ross. Aaron has been teaching as a Brandon Thomas Certified Instructor for one and a half years in the McMinnville, Oregon, area; he has taught through the Back Door Studio in downtown McMinnville. Aaron has been painting for two and a half years and has some of his artwork displayed in Italy, Spain, Canada, Baltimore, and at various locations in Oregon. 

Cost: $70 Member/ $75 Non-Member

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Art Center East
1006 Penn Avenue
La Grande, OR 97850 United States
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Saturday, July 13, 2024 (10:00 AM - 4:00 PM) (PDT)
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