(On Site) Painting Fundamentals – Evening Class

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Levels: All Levels

Offered: Four Wednesday Classes, October 26 - November 16, 7:00pm to 9:30 pm

Instructor: Toaa Dallo

Location: Santa Cruz Art League

A la Carte now available! Sign up for one or more individual sessions HERE. You can sign-up online, or drop-in and pay in person to attend!

You Can Paint!
Explore the fundamentals of painting, with an emphasis on fun. This class is for everyone. Beginners are welcome, and more advanced painters will increase their skills. You can use oils or acrylics — or both!

You will learn about the essentials of painting — methods, techniques, and basic skills. Each session will emphasize fundamental concepts: Shapes and Blending; Edges and Boundaries; Positive Space and Negative Space; Color, Temperature, and Value. Toaa will be painting along with the group, demonstrating and encapsulating the lessons for each session. We will do brief guided exercises, including small-scale studies, and then apply these lessons in extended sessions. In the final meetings, students will focus on one or two paintings, developing them to completion. And everyone will be invited to share their work with the group, for friendly feedback.



Meet the Instructor:

Toaa Dallo has offered classes and intensive workshops at his Santa Cruz Art Studios since 1994 and has also given numerous lectures and demonstrations for art clubs and organizations. In 2012 he began teaching classes and all-day workshops at Palace Art in Capitola, where he has worked with thousands of students of all ages, interests, and needs. Toaa’s work is included in many private and corporate collections and has been seen in art shows and galleries principally in the San Francisco Bay Area.


Fee: $175 for the full 4 weeks, or $50 for individual sessions! Join Now

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