Thursdays 10:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Winter Session: 1/25, 2/1, 2/8, 2/15, 2/22, 3/1

Spring Session: 3/22, 3/29, 4/5, 4/12, 4/19, 4/26


Course Description

This class is designed  for beginner and intermediate artists.  We will be discussing design, values and color theory.

I will be demonstrating and painting along with you.

Still life set-ups will be provided.  For those of you who prefer landscapes please bring a photo of something that you would enjoy painting.

About the Instructor

Janice Hamilton has studied with many nationally know artist. She enjoys both oils and pastels.  She has a degree in education and has taught in the public schools, and in the continuing education programs.  She has been featured in numerous one-women shows. Her work has been included in the artists of Texas, Volume 1V, Fine Arts Catalog and she was featured as one of the “Master Pastel Artists of the World” in the 2003 June-July issue of the International Artists Magazine.  In 1994 one of her paintings was included in the Dallas Museum for the Art’s Beaus Art’s Auction.

Janice's oils have been included in the Oil Painters of America shows around the country and her pastel was included in the Pastel Society of America show in New York.

She has been asked to give programs and teach workshops for numerous art organizations.  Janice is past-president of the Pastel Society of the Southwest and the Associated Creative Artists of Dallas.  She is a signature member of ACA and Texas & Neighbors.  

Supply List

Table easel

Canvas Board   9x12 or 11x14

Pallette Paper

Turpenoid (odorless turpentine)


Cadmium Yellow Light, Grumbacher Cadmium Yellow Medium, Yellow Ochre, Cadmium Red Light, Burnt Sienna

Alizarin Crimson, Ultramarine Blue, Cobalt Blue, Viridian Green, Sap Green, Ivory Black, Permalba White

These colors are good to have but we can work without them:

Grumbacher Orange, Raw Sienna, Raw Umber, Burnt Umber

The Instructor will bring some brushes for students to try the first class.