Monmouth County Parks System

Oil Painting Techniques 
Fall 2022

Wed, Sept 14-Oct 19

2:00 PM-4:30 PM

Program Code:Z0924A

Wed, Nov 2-Dec 14 

2:00 PM 4:30 PM

Program Code:Z1024A

no class 11/23/22

Confidence is taught by proper structure of technique and application of the material.Through this hands–on-course, students will learn diverse painting styles, as well as various master techniques. We will cover concepts such as: working lean to fat, impasto, Alla prima and underpainting specific for each image and subject within the image.  Finished paintings will be 5x7 or 8x10 in size with references provided by your instructor in the step by step structured class. All levels are always welcomed.  A supply list is provided on your registration receipt. Instructor Gina Torello, Professional Artist, MFA Lightscapes Studio LLC

Six Sessions $120.00 Per Person

Thompson Pk Creative Arts Center

Pastel Impressionism
Winter  2023

 

Explore the forgiving and simple media of soft pastels. References will be provided varying in subject matter and style. Working together as a class in a step by step manner you discover how a professional artist begins, creates and finishes a work of art. This method of teaching gives you confidence and allows you freedom to develop your own style.  Color Theory, application methods and diverse techniques are used to teach you use of texture and dimension in your paintings.  All levels are welcome.  A supply list is provided on your registration receipt. Instructor Gina Torello, Professional Artist, MFA Lightscapes Studio LLC

Six Sessions $120.00 Per Person

Thompson Pk Creative Arts Center

Renaissance Drawing
Fall 2022

Mon, Sept 12-Oct 17

2:00 PM-4:30 PM

Program Code:Z0724A

Mon, Oct 31 -Dec 12

2:00 PM-4:30 PM

Program Code:Z0824A

no class 11/21/22

This course covers how to understand perspective  correct your own artwork, and explore the mediums of charcoal, pencil, and ink all in black and white imagery. Still lives will be set up on site to provide students the opportunity to practice vital drawing skills. Taught in a structured learning environment, students will acquire the knowledge necessary to master the art of drawing.  Instructor Gina Torello, Professional Artist MFA, Lightscapes Studio LLC

Six Sessions $120.00 Per Person

Thompson Pk Creative Arts Center

Renaissance 
Painting
This course will resume in the near future

This new class is designed to hone the skill of observation, , training your eyes to see the subtle color nuances from a fixed subject matter. Learning how to see and observe, is an invaluable skill for any artist from the novice to the seasoned painter. Still lifes and plein air demonstration will reveal some helpful keys to learning to paint what you see, achieve success and master your oil paintings. Come explore.  Instructor Gina Torello, Professional Artist MFA, Lightscapes Studio LLC

Six Sessions $120.00 Per Person

Thompson Pk Creative Arts Center

Studio Time
with Gina
Fall 2022

Fri, Sept 16-Oct 21 

2:00PM-4:30 PM

Program Code: Z1124A
Fri, Nov 4-Dec 16

2:00PM-4:30 PM

Program Code: Z1224A
no class 11/25/22

All levelsThis class is designed as a group art studio class with a professional artist instructing each student individually. Students bring their own supplies in their specific media of preference, all media welcomed. Instruction consists of color mixing through reinforcement of color theory, educating dynamic use of composition and various techniques of application of material in all mediums. Perspective lessons along with personal one on one constructive critiques are welcome. Instructor Gina Torello, Professional Artist MFA, Lightscapes Studio LLC

 

Six Sessions $120.00 Per Person

Thompson Pk Creative Arts Center