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Oil Painting

At EDMO, we believe in the power of artistic expression to positively shape a child's development. We also believe that all kids are artists! EDMO Coaches can help kids of all skill level learn about the fundamentals of working with oil paints. Students can expect to learn about painting tools and various techniques, and Coaches will offer fun, creative exercises that help them polish their growing skills. Required materials: Oil paints, paint brushes, and a form of canvas (paper, cardboard, or canvas)
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Kristina M. McCarthy

Kristy is a professional visual artist, linguist, teaching artist, and community organizer with more than a decade of experience teaching and tutoring in a variety of subjects. She holds a B.A. in Cultural Anthropology and Spanish Literature from Georgia State University and a Certificate in Spanish to English Translation from NYU. She is also a TEFL certified ESL teacher and has been teaching English and Spanish to students of all ages for over 10 years. She is an international muralist and has organized and participated in art projects and festivals all over the world. Kristy is passionate about youth development and has worked as a Teaching Artist for the past 5 years, teaching the art of muralism to New York city youth. She loves working with kids of all ages and seeing their confidence grow as they master the skills that used to intimidate them.