30 Paintings in 30 Days

Ingrid V. Wells
12 Sessions »Wednesdays, September 13–November 29

7:30–10:30 pm | Fort Mason Pier 2, Studio 218, Suite 26 | $530

No prerequisite. Please note students in this class will be expected to paint outside of class—this course is best suited for the truly motivated.

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30 Paintings in 30 Days is an immersive painting and artist-marketing experience. This course is suitable for painters—from beginning to advanced level—as you are guided through a daily painting practice from preparation to completion. You will select your own painting subjects and develop a body of work. The challenge is for each student to complete one small painting every day for one month. A variety of supplemental materials will be given in the form of digital downloads, artist podcasts, and book recommendations. You will also receive guidance on how to photograph your work, show your work online, and even put up a storefront to sell your creations, if you so choose. Rapid improvement in skill will be evident in this fantastic alla prima experience!

NOTE: We are excited to have this class meet at SFAI's new graduate center, Pier 2 at Fort Mason Center for Arts & Culture (Herbst Pavillion, 2 Marina Blvd, San Francisco, CA 94123). Close to the course start date, you will receive detailed directions of how to get to your classroom space. If you have any questions, please call: 415-749-4554 or email: publiceducation@sfai.edu. You can read more about our new graduate center online here: https://www.sfai.edu/about-sfai/facilities/pier-2. 

Registration for this course is now Closed.

Ingrid V. Wells has been painting for close to a decade, having shown internationally, she earned her MFA from San Francisco Art Institute.. Her work fancies the fantastic and humorous in theme and the charming, the kitschy, and the celebrity in subject. Wells’s paintings investigate the world of gendered consumerism and the ethics of fascination. Her work has been featured in The Huffington Post, Daily Mail, BUST Magazine, and Teen Vogue, among others. Wells currently lives and works in San Francisco.


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