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Painting Foundations in Oil with Julie Airoldi

| | August 2, 2019

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Member priceshow details +$240.00 (USD)  
Non-member priceshow details +$270.00 (USD)  

  • Painting Foundations in Oil
    September 24, 2019 - November 12, 2019
    9:30 am - 12:00 pm

Have you always wanted to paint in oil but don’t know where to start? If you answered yes, this class is for you! The goal of the session is to instill confidence and know-how in each new painter by covering the basics of this wonderful and incredibly versatile medium. Topics to be explored will include understanding your materials and application, palette organization, understanding value and mixing a value step scale, wipe out paintings, color theory, and composition.   
A life-long and impassioned artist with 17 years painting professionally, along with teaching countless students, has allowed J.C. to distill the process of painting into learnable techniques.

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Class size limited to 8 students.

Class details:
Tuesday, 9:30am-12:00pm
September 24-November 12
(no class Oct 15 & Nov 5)
15 hours of instruction
(no class Oct 15 & Nov 5)
NAA Members, $240
Non-members, $270

About J.C. Airoldi-
J.C. Airoldi earned her BFA from Massachusetts College of Art and Design in Boston.  She led a successful career in commercial graphics for nearly 10 years – creating storyboards, character portraits and special effects animation for several of the nation’s leading computer game companies before pursuing her lifelong dream of painting professionally in 2002.

Julie is an artist member of North Shore Art Association (Gloucester) and Rockport Art Association, both in Massachusetts,  and was elected into the prestigious Guild of Boston Artists in 2012 where her work is always available on Newbury Street at the Guild’s permanent gallery.

She is represented by Todd Bonita Gallery in both Ogunquit, ME and Portsmouth, NH, Camden Falls Gallery, Camden, ME, and Elizabeth Pollie Fine Art in Harbor Springs, MI.
She has 17 years teaching experience that include weekly classes and traveling plein air workshops in destinations such as New Mexico, Cape Cod and Maine.

She has a studio at an historic mill building in Amesbury, MA where she shares the building with an incredible group of fellow painters, jewelers, architects, glass and ceramic artists, wood workers, ‘foodie’ entrepreneurs, and many other creative types.

If she’s not painting in her studio every day, she may be painting ‘en plein air’ anywhere the light and atmosphere call her.



Venue Phone: 978.465.8769

Venue Website:

65 Water Street, Newburyport, Ma, 01950, United States

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