Come, learn and enjoy oil painting in this relaxed class. You will begin to refine your oil painting techniques from an experienced award-winning artist. Please bring a photo(s) of a simple landscape or still life (fruit). Your subject matter will become more complex and will include landscapes, portraits etc. You will build your confidence and develop a better command of water-based oil paint in this class. Let your creativity flow each week as you receive individual attention. All ability levels are welcome. Please bring the materials listed below to the first class so you can start painting right away:
2 pieces of canvas or canvas board not to exceed 16”x20” Several simple photos of subject matter. Water mixable oil paints by Grumbacher named Max or Winsor Newton named Artisan. NOTE: you will need all 8 colors listed: #1 Cadmium Yellow, #2 Cadmium Red, #3 Yellow Ochre, #4 Burnt Sienna, #5 Viridian, #6 French Ultramarine Blue and #7 Titanium White, #8 Alizarin Crimson. Bristle brushes of different sizes (Brights and Flats are best) A Silicoil Cleaning Jar to clean brushes (Do not buy the solution). Small portable easel for tabletop. Butcher’s Tray, Poppyseed Oil, 2 Palet Knives (of different sizes)(Snake head style). Prisma Color Pencil (dark color, blue, brown, green or black). Please also bring a lined notebook and pen.