Oil and Pastel Classes
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Oil and Pastel Classes

Oil and Pastel Classes

with Richard McKinley

Instructor: Richard McKinley
When: Wednesdays, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Where: Central Art

Richard McKinley, a long time valley resident, is a widely respected artist and teacher. His Wednesday class is a “next level” class addressing the needs of experienced painters. He discusses composition/design, value structure, color harmony, artistic interpretation and many other aspects of painting. He demonstrates in oil and pastel and is very knowledgable in both mediums, using archival techniques and exploring new ways to express ideas through art. The class is currently full, but contact Judy Richardson: julyri1@charter.net to be placed on the waiting list.

About the Instructor

Richard McKinley has been a professional working artist for 38 years and has over 35 years of teaching experience. In 2010 he participated in the American Masters Exhibition at the Salmagundi Club in NYC and was inducted into The Pastel Society of America’s Hall of Fame at the National Arts Club in NYC. His work is represented in several national galleries and is in the permanent collection of the Butler Institute of American Art Museum.

An avid plein air painter, Richard divides his time between painting the locations he is passionate about, reinterpreting those paintings back in the studio, writing about art matters, and instructing workshops.