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Thu, Sep 14


CAA's Miramar Beach Creative Campus

Introduction to Oil Painting at MBCC

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Introduction to Oil Painting at MBCC
Introduction to Oil Painting at MBCC

Time & Location

Sep 14, 2023, 3:00 PM – 6:00 PM

CAA's Miramar Beach Creative Campus, 13370 US-98, Miramar Beach, FL 32550, USA


About the Event

The course will take place in one session of 3 hours. The subject will be a landscape painting of a water lily.  Students will learn perspective,  blending of colors, brush strokes, and layering paint. All materials will be provided. Each student will have his/her own canvas to keep.

Class minimum: 8*

Class maximum: 12

Cost: $75 

*If class minimum is not met, all registered participants will receive a refund. 

Instructor: Dorothea Berkhout

With my Dutch heritage, my admiration for the Dutch master painters, and my interest in contrasts between shadow and light and highlighting objects to reflect the angle of light, my paintings exhibit a realistic approach and perspective.  I prefer to paint with oils, as they provide me the ability to intensify my paintings and my subjects by layering the paint and increasing the perception of depth.  I have a passion for nature, and I love to paint still life, scenery, and figures, enhancing natural and everyday objects.  Having traveled nationally and internationally, my paintings render the beauty, balance, and order that I have seen and attempt to express from a variety of settings.   

Although I began painting at a young age, I turned my attention to music for many years, then academic pursuits, and I have now returned to painting again over the past few years.  After spending most of my life in New Jersey, I have recently relocated to Santa Rosa Beach, Florida, where I hope to be able to portray the local beauty with its vibrant light and colors in my future paintings and I now have the time to devote to further developing my technique.  I appreciate the many opportunities in the Santa Rosa Beach area to interact with other artists and see their work, and I look forward to getting further engaged in the arts community here.


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