Learn the fundamental skills of oil painting through drawing and painting still life.   Color relationships, composition and oil painting technique will be emphasized.

Students are responsible for providing their own supplies. View the supply list.


Ticket Information

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To order tickets by phone, call 1-800-440-6975; to order in person, visit any MFA ticket desk.

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About the Instructor

Renato A. D. Riccioni is a recognized abstract painter and sculptor in the Italian contemporary arts community. He works with oil, acrylic, terracotta, stone, metal, concrete, paper, and plastic in an abstract and minimalist style. He spent over twenty years as an award-winning director of experimental theater in Rome, where he realized over eighty full-scale theatrical productions. Renato also conducts group and individual sessions of art based therapy. He is the creative director of Sustainability Guild International.