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  • Paintings by Pat Redman ©

Oil Painting Basics with Pat Redman, 4 Week Series, Mondays, Oct 21 - Nov 11

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OIL PAINTING BASICS, a 4-Week Series with Pat Redman

Four Mondays starting October 21, 28, November 4, 11, 10am-12noon

Join Meininger’s own, Pat Redman, in learning the basics of oil painting in four user-friendly and fun sessions. You’ll learn about the history of oil painting, the basics of pigments and mediums, oil painting techniques, composition plus how to clean up and care for your brushes. For a detailed syllabus, click here to view and/or print> (PDF format)


  • History of oils

  • Pigments and oil medium basics

  • Techniques

  • Composition

  • Brush care and clean up


  • Skill Level: Beginner/Novice

  • Age Level: 16 years plus

  • Class Size: Maximum 8  |  Minimum 4

  • Class Fee: $200 (online only) - NOT INCLUDING MATERIALS (see below for list)

  • Register By: Friday, October 18, 6pm

  • Class Materials List click here to view and/or print> (PDF format)

    NOTE: All materials will range in total from approximately $160-$450 depending on your choice of brands if you are starting from scratch.

    Registrants are responsible for transporting their work and supplies to and from each session.

  • Location: Denver store: 499 Broadway, Denver, CO 80203, FREE parking

What Else? Pen or pencil and paper for taking notes, apron or the like--dress for mess

ABOUT YOUR INSTRUCTOR: Pat Redman has worked as a fine artist, a scientific illustrator and a commercial artist. His paintings are in private collections nationwide, and his illustrations have appeared in a number of books and magazines, including Time, Geo, Earth, PM and Le Figaro. He’s taught numerous art classes through Lifelong Learning, the Denver Museum of Nature and Science and at the Colorado Academy of Art on everything from oil painting to perspective to dinosaur anatomy. Also, he doesn’t normally refer to himself in the third person, but there you are.