Painting schools/courses

programs, certificates, diplomas and degrees (On campus, Online or On-site)
Total 26 training courses/programs at schools in Oklahoma City, OK, USA

Rose State College

Campus/Training Center: Oklahoma City
Phone No.: 866 621-0987


Course Format: Public Course/Instructor-Led/Open Enrollment

Work at your own pace and learn the basics of oil painting. This class will include a study of basic fine art principles and procedures including: composition, color mixing, and different painting techniques. Each person selects his/her own project according to level of expertise. All skill levels from beginners to experts are welcomed to enroll in this class.

Oklahoma City Community College

Campus/Training Center: Oklahoma City
Phone No.: (405) 682-1611

Automotive Technology - Painting and Refinishing

Course Format: Public Course/Instructor-Led/Open Enrollment  V

This associate degree program is designed to provide students with the skills needed in the auto collision repair industry. Both basic and advanced techniques will be taught. At the conclusion of the degree program, the students will be eligible for careers in civil service or privately owned repair facilities. Students will also be eligible for careers in the insurance industry. This program is part of cooperative agreements with Francis Tuttle and Metro Tech Technology Centers. All major courses are taught at Francis Tuttle and Metro Tech Technology Center.

Sessions College for Professional Design

Campus/Training Center: Online
Phone No.: 800-258-4115

Portrait Painting

Course Format: Online/Virtual Classroom/Webinar  V

Portraits have a rich history and hold great meaning to viewers by presenting the likeness of a person. Historical, naturalistic representations of subjects, as well as stylized or idealized ones, offer interesting challenges to painters. With a palette of oils, students learn how to tackle the challenges of portraiture including utilizing knowledge of anatomy, starting with effective drawings, considering lights and darks, mixing flesh tone paints, and laying on color. Peer discussions and critiques offer opportunities to explore portraiture throughout history and strategies for working with live subjects.

Students learn how to: Work with naturalistic and idealized depictions of the face, and with historical portraiture influences.
Set up a portrait sitting including positioning and lighting of the subject.
Use proportion, plumb line, and reference techniques to build portrait drawing skills.
Create a cast drawing to demonstrate values and volume.Read More]


Course Format: Online/Virtual Classroom/Webinar  V

Students learn how to: Learn a step by step method for oil or acrylic painting that will provide a foundation for all your future work.
Use basic drawing skills as effective preparation for painting compositions.
Create preparatory pencil sketches demonstrating perspective, shading, and contour.
Select quality paints, brushes, and painting surfaces, and handle them safely.
Load a palette, mix paint colors, and hold a brush effectively.
Prepare a canvas and create an underpainting as a painting guide.
Identify value levels in a subject and accurately translate them on monochromatic and color paintings.
Use light sources to create various effects and tones on a subject.
Effectively brighten, darken, and adjust the saturation of a paint color.
Use color wheel relationships to create intensity, warmth and coolness, push and pull, and other paint effects.
Apply traditional painting techniques to create realistic and abstract effect... [Read More]

xTrain, LLP

Campus/Training Center: Online
Phone No.: 1-866-xTrain-0

Painter X

Course Format: Online/Virtual Classroom/Webinar  V

This series gives thorough tour of Corel’s digital painting software program, Painter X. Students learn how to utilize and manipulate all of the tools offered, including the mixing palette, color wheel, brushes, eyedropper, clone brush, and vector tools. The student is also shown how to customize the program to their individual needs. A demonstration of real life media and paper is shown to compare Corel’s digital versions found in the program. These media can be digitally altered to manipulate size, opacity, grain, saturation, jitter, and bleed within the program, giving more control than the standard pen on paper. See how to use hardware such as a Wacom tablet or special pen tool. Finally, a full portrait is digitally painted.


Course Format: Online/Virtual Classroom/Webinar  V

This class compares and contrasts the look of real media on paper to its digital counterparts in the program. Reviewed are soft media (pastels, oil pastels, charcoal ?vine and compressed), and wet media (oil paints and brush tip profiles). Take advantage of the expressions menu, preset brushes, and Wacom tablets.

This 25 minute class will cover:
◦The numerous brushes found in Painter X

◦Comparision of different brushes in the program

◦The 6D Pen stylus compatible with Painter X

Campus/Training Center: Online
Phone No.: (888) 360-1673

General Building Manual - Painting

Course Format: Online/Virtual Classroom/Webinar  V

This course covers a number of painting techniques on a variety of surfaces. The aim of this course is to introduce students to various materials and techniques involved with this exciting craft.
This course is intended for any one interested in painting. It also helps individuals who are unable to travel, or have only limited time periods to dedicate to training.


Learn about paints, stains, primers, and sealers and to understand their usage

Learn about different materials and techniques involved in painting

Understand the classification of paint products

To learn about the preparation of different surfaces before starting the painting process

Familiarize yourself with common paint problems when troubleshooting

Study the provisions of the 2003 Supplement as they apply to painting


Paints, Stains, Primers, and Sealers

Surface Preparation

Troubleshooti... [Read More]

Academy of Art University

Campus/Training Center: Online
Phone No.: (800) 544-2787

Expressive Painting

Course Format: Online/Virtual Classroom/Webinar

This painting course explores perceptual and conceptual approaches to painting both the representative figure and the abstract figure. Students will increase their competence in dynamic composition, color and expressive painting techniques.

Portrait Painting

Course Format: Online/Virtual Classroom/Webinar

This course is a classical approach to formal portraiture based on naturalism. Two approaches will be explored: e’bauche and demi-teinte

Cityscape Painting

Course Format: Online/Virtual Classroom/Webinar

Students will address problems unique to the cityscape, including objects of transportation and structures. Students will learn the painting of people as objects or shapes within the painting, rather than as subjects. The principles of dramatic light and shadow, atmospheric perspective, focal point and perspective will be developed.

Still Life Painting

Course Format: Online/Virtual Classroom/Webinar

A studio course exploring the variety of organizational and compositional approaches. Skill in paint handling will be developed using still lifes, figure and landscape as subject.

Landscape Painting

Course Format: Online/Virtual Classroom/Webinar

A studio course for students in the landscape genre. Students may paint from locations and photographic references. Focus is on refining a personal approach and response to the subject of natural and man-made environments using the paint medium.

Figurative Painting

Course Format: Online/Virtual Classroom/Webinar

In this course, students will address composition, color theory, form and structure as they pertain to fine art figure painting. Students will hone their skills through critiques and personal exploration.

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