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Youth Oil Painting! Inspired By…


Monday - Thursday, August 14 - 17    10:00 AM - 2:00 PM (with a short break)

During this 4-day class students will learn the safety and working techniques unique to oil painting. We will be working from photo references and from life, so there will be plenty of drawing incorporated. Jordan will also be teaching some art history that is relevant to each day’s project. This is the perfect class for youth to    experiment with oil paints in a safe, fun, and knowledgeable environment. Can’t wait to see what you create!

Day 1: Oil paintings basics, colour mixing, and colour theory.

Day 2: Painting inspired by Vincent Van Gogh! You will be introduced to Van Gogh’s colour palette and subject matter. You will be working from photos of similar subject matter using similar techniques.

Day 3: Painting inspired by Claude Monet! You will be introduced to Monet’s colour palette and will work from photos that Jordan took in his home studio and garden.

Day 4: Painting inspired by Wayne Thiebaud! You will be introduced to Thiebaud’s colour palette and subject matter while painting from life!

Participants receive a 20% discount on these supplies.

Student brings:

Canvas pad 12x16” or 3 12x16” canvases

The Paint Spot provides, included in the fee:

  • Oil brushes
  • Pencils
  • Oil paints & mediums

About the Instructor: Jordan Pearson has studied at the Florence Academy of Art in Italy, and has a Visual Arts Diploma in painting from Red Deer College. She practices oil and encaustic painting full time in her home studio. Through teaching and volunteering in several art centres, she is passionate about helping others use art as their creative outlet. Jordan is a very popular, young instructor with a great gift for engaging her students. Visit her website: