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Monmouth County Parks System

Oil Painting Techniques 
Spring 2023

Wed, Mar 8-Apr 5

2:00 PM-4:30 PM

Program Code:ZBH32A

Wed, Apr 12-May 10 

2:00 PM 4:30 PM

Program Code:ZBJ32A

Wed, May 24-Jun 14

2:00 PM-4:30 PM

Program Code:ZBK32A

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

Five Sessions $100.00 per person 

Four Sessions $80.00 per person

Thompson Pk Creative Arts Center

Pastel Impressionism
Spring 2023

Wed, Mar 8-Apr 5

11:00 AM-1:30 PM

Program Code:ZBD32A

Wed, Apr 12-May 10 

11:00 AM 1:30 PM

Program Code:ZBE32A

Wed, May 24-Jun 14

11:00 AM-1:30 PM

Program Code:ZBF32A

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

Five Sessions $100.00 per person 

Four Sessions $80.00 per person

Thompson Pk Creative Arts Center