Learn to “see like an artist” by taking one of Paul Oman’s workshops. Quickly develop or strengthen your abilities in drawing, watercolor painting, acrylic painting, and oil painting.

Paul offers various workshops throughout the year both to gain a general understanding of foundational skills and to focus on particular subjects and approaches.

Skills you can learn or develop

  • Finding SUBJECTS to paint
  • Seeing and understanding VALUES
  • Creating a strong COMPOSITION
  • Understanding and maximizing the use of COLOR
  • Drawing lines, shapes, relationships, values, & unifying the whole
  • Painting LIGHT & SHADOW
  • Painting LANDSCAPES, CITYSCAPES, SEASCAPES
  • Learning how to create the illusion of atmospheric perspective & depth
  • Painting various lighting situations (side, overhead, back, rim, front, low, reflected, nocturnal, artificial)
  • Using abstraction to enhance representational
  • Plein air (on location)
  • How to simplify complex scenes to create focus & drama
These workshops become rich times of learning, experimenting, and meeting new friends with both similar and varied interests. Your eyes, mind, and heart will be opened as you see the world in a whole new way with Paul Oman.

Upcoming Painting Workshops

Jan 2022
22 January 2022
Frederic Art Center, 310 Lake Ave S
Frederic, 54837 United States
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Frederic, WI – Frederic Art Center

"Drawn to the Farm" special event for the public at the Frederic Art Center, sponsored by the Frederic Public Library, Saturday, January 22nd, 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm. Will begin […]

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Feb 2022
08 February 2022
CESA #11, 225 Ostermann Drive
Turtle Lake, WI 54889 United States
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Turtle Lake, WI – CESA #11 Enrichment Programming

Online event this year with students from area school districts. Drawing and leadership skills. Paul will serve as the keynote presenter and small group instructor.

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Mar 2022
08 March 2022
CESA #11, 225 Ostermann Drive
Turtle Lake, WI 54889 United States
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Turtle Lake, WI – CESA #11 Enrichment Programming

Paul will continue the February instruction online with a follow-up session in the arts (drawing). Students who participated in the February session will be able to join Paul again for […]

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