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111 - Beginning Oil Painting
June 5 - June 9
9:00 AM - 10:15 AM
Cost - $40.00
FAV 201

The objective of this workshop is to develop basic oil painting skills. This course will focus primarily on the technical aspect of oil painting and thus focus primarily on painting from observation. Students will learn and explore basic aspects of painting such as brush techniques, mixing paint, color, value, composition, use of soft and hard edges and many other fundamental principles in painting. Refer to Summer Citizens website: summercitizens.usu.edu/schedule/CourseInfo.cfm for a detailed list of supplies and daily course schedule. All paint supplies are an additional cost per student, not included in registration fees.

Course Instructor: Shane Larson received his BA and MFA degrees in illustration from Utah State University. Over the past 18 years Shane has taught courses in basic illustration, advanced illustration, drawing for illustration, illustration concepts, illustration studio, graduate illustration studio, children=s storybook illustration, and drawing I and II and 2-D design. In addition, He has taught drawing and oil painting classes at the USU Brigham City Extension campus. He is currently a lecturer at Utah State University teaching drawing 1, drawing 2 and 2-D design. He has also successfully worked as a free-lance illustrator, where he primarily has done digital concept illustrations for companies such as Frito-Lay, WalMart, Hershey's, and Deans Foods. In addition, he has done paintings for commission and entries into art shows. He has had award winning paintings in the ‘Arts for the Parks’ in Jackson Hole, Wyo. and the United States Olympic Committee National Art Contest.