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FALL Semester Teen 6 Week Session Painting

FALL Semester Teen 6 Week Session Painting

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Fall Teen Weekly Painting Class

6 Week Teen Session: November 8, 2023 - December 20, 2023
Must commit to full 6 week session
No Classes held Thanksgiving Week

Wednesdays 5:30-7pm for teens

Instructor: Kenya Diaz

Painting is a wonderful medium in which we can use to interpret the world around us. In this Introductory painting class we will develop our technical skills, along with experimenting with all the possibilities painting can offer.

Work in take home sketchbook outside of class is highly encouraged in order to complete projects and prompts.

Your supply kit will be ready for you when you come to class and contains:

Montmarte Acrylic Mixing Set - 1.7 oz each Titanium White, Lemon Yellow, Brilliant Red, Ultramarine Blue, Sap Green, Lamp Black

Montmarte Acrylic 4-brush set - Taklon Round 10, Flat 12, Filbert 15, Large Fan 11

7"x10" Winsor & Newton Mixed Media Sketchbook - 135 lb. 30 sheets top spiral
16"x20" Montmarte Cradled Wood Panel Painting Board
11"x14" Art Advantage Gesso-primed Stretched Canvas
9"x12" Oil and Cotton repurposed cardboard flat

Instructor Bio:
Kenya Diaz was born and raised in Dallas, Texas. She is the Studio Coordinator and Studio Kids Program Instructor here at Oil and Cotton. Diaz is a Booker T. Washington High School Performing and Visual Arts graduate and has an Associate's Degree from Brookhaven Community College where she continues to study Painting and Metals. 

It is her goal for students in the painting class to gain skills and confidence to encourage their own personal painting practice. 

Artist Statement:
Collaged images in her paintings and small sculptures are inspired by family stories and her upbringing as a first-generation Mexican-American. She likes to reference everyday objects and symbols to explore ideas of identity, resourcefulness, family, and community. 

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