Dennis McGeary Fine Art
LESSONS

LEARN HOW TO PAINT / Art Lesson info: 808-381-6875

 


 

Dennis is an experienced instructor that leads you step by step through the featured painting of the night. Make your your own personal masterpiece to take home. For upcoming events and pics of paint party nights: Paint & Sip Dennis

 

PAINTING CLASSES AT THE PEARL HARBOR NAVY / HICKHAM AIR FORCE ARTS and CRAFTS CENTER

"It's gratifying and enjoyable to share my knowledge of painting techniques with students.

The instruction I provide teaches students to create pictures with confidence and ease."

MIXED MEDIA PAINTING / DENNIS MCGEARY
One class per week for 4 weeks: Tuesdays, Noon–2 p.m.  Ages 14 and older $70 per person (plus supplies) Create unique textures and patterns by combining acrylic paint with various mixed media techniques to create artworks that are fun and engaging. Discover techniques to create interesting surfaces and intriguing effects

Register online: Hichksam Arts and Crafts

 

HAWAII LANDSCAPE PAINTING / DENNIS MCGEARY
One class per week for 4 weeks: Tuesdays, 3:15–5:15 p.m.  Ages 14 and older $70 per person (plus supplies) Learn to create landscape and seascape scenes using traditional painting techniques with acrylics on canvas. The course includes application, composition, color mixing and techniques.

Register online: Hichksam Arts and Crafts

 

COLORFUL ABSTRACT PAINTING / DENNIS MCGEARY One class per week for 4 weeks: Tuesdays, 5:45–7:45 p.m..  Ages 14 and older $70 per person (plus supplies) Explore the expressive artist in you. This exciting class is designed to demonstrate innovative methods of creating and applying acrylics on canvas. The course includes application, composition, basic color theory and techniques.

Register online: Hichksam Arts and Crafts

 
Explore exciting ways of expressing yourself through a variety of painting methods and styles
Learn application, composition and color theory
Knowing how to draw is not required
Instructor Dennis McGeary's education and over twenty years experience has contributed to his skills as an artist.
His paintings are collected worldwide and won presitigous awards for his unique style and quality craftsmanship
 
Sunset, Landscape, color composition, still life and more 
Priming - Creating - Layering - Varnish
Techniques - Color - Proportion

 

Fundamentals:
a) Introduction to materials (paint, brushes and surfaces)
b) Understanding balance, design and composition
c) Basic color theory

CHECK LIST FOR SUPPLIES
Everything you need to create!
4 paint brushes / Golden Taklon - round size 4 and 8, wash size ½” and 1”
1 large brush
5 acrylic paint tubes - yellow azo or cadmium medium yellow - burnt umber / brown - titanium white - ultramarine blue - cadmium red medium
1 palette knife
20 x 16 (stretcher bars) - 11 x 14 canvas (stretcher bars)
Paper towels, a spray bottle, small paint bucket and hardboard palette(for mixing paint)
Intermediate students can use their previous class supplies
Paint Process:
a) Application of paint (colors)
b) Various techniques
c) Completing your painting
d) Final touches and varnish
Presentation:
a) Critique – The success of your painting
b) Framing and displaying your artwork
#4 Plein Aire Easel painting on location!

(private or group)

Learn how to paint Hawaii: Step by step instruction

Dennis 808.381.6875

denmcgeary@gmail.com

 
VIEW A COLLECTION MY STUDENTS ARTWORK
 
 LANDSCAPE - STILL LIFE FLOWERS - ABSTRACT - COLOR EXPERIMENTS
 
If you are interested in a more advance class please contact us