Monmouth County Parks System

Oil Painting Techniques 

Winter 2022

Wed, Jan 12-Feb 9

2:00 PM-4:30 PM

Program Code:Z9721A

Wed, Feb 16-Mar 30 

2:00 PM-4:30 PM

Program Code:Z9821A

no class 3/16/22

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  2022

Tue, Jan 11- Feb 8 

2:00 PM-4:30 PM

Program Code:Z9521A

Mon, Feb 15-Mar 29

2:00 PM- 4:30 PM

Program Code:Z9621A

 no class 3/15/22

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
Winter 2022

Mon, Jan 10-Feb 7

2:00 PM-4:30 PM

Program Code:Z9321A

Wed, Feb 14 -Mar 28

2:00 PM-4:30 PM

Program Code:Z9421A

no class 3/14/22

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 Fall of 2022 at MCPS keep a look out in the catalogue and on my website.

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
Winter 2022

Fri, Jan 14-Feb 11 

2:00PM-4:30 PM

Program Code: ZA121A
Fri, Feb 18-Apr 1

2:00PM-4:30 PM

Program Code: ZA221A
no class 3/18/22

Open studio is an environment where all artists of any level can work in any medium side by side. Gina will work one-on-one with everyone in a small setting designed for individual growth. Personal lessons will be offered, and positive group interactions among students will also create a rewarding and educational experience.  All levels are welcome. Instructor Gina Torello, Professional Artist MFA, Lightscapes Studio LLC

 

Six Sessions $120.00 Per Person

Thompson Pk Creative Arts Center