Beginning Oil Painting for Older Adults

Organizer: SBCC School of Extended Learning
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SBCC School of Extended Learning, Older Adults

Basic oil painting skills are explored through practice and demonstration for the older adult. This course seeks to coordinate the creative process with the fundamental skill set necessary to make successful oil paintings. Special emphasis is placed on the social interaction and critical thinking aspects inherent in group studio arts classes. Frequent review of new concepts occur through lectures and demonstrations. The pace of demonstrations and lectures are suited to the needs and abilities of individual students including frequent review of new concepts. Peer critique help is utilized to maximize social interaction and encourage problem solving.


Beginning Oil Painting: For Older Adults takes place on Wednesdays March 16 through May 11. Classes will be held 9:00 AM – 11:50 AM.

Course number: CRAO NC101 (CRN 65671)

Date: Wednesdays, March 16 – May 11

Time: 9:00 AM – 11:50 AM

Format: In-Person

Location: Wake 7

Class cost: Free 

Contact: Register online at https://www.sbcc.edu/ExtendedLearning. For assistance with registration, call (805) 683-8205.

About SBCC School of Extended Learning

The School of Extended Learning responds to the diverse learning needs of the adult population in the Santa Barbara community by advancing career and life skills, and building bridges to credit. 

SBCC Older Adults courses are offered tuition-free to community members and offer a wide variety of topics taught by skilled professionals in each subject. Our classes are specifically designed for adults age 55 and over, and offer a welcoming and engaging environment for students of all levels. Students develop mental acuity and physical dexterity while learning and honing new skills in a variety of topics.


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