Friday, June 6, 2014

Oil Painting Workshop: The Secrets of Mastering the Fundamentals.

Oil Painting Workshop: The Secrets of Mastering the Fundamentals.

This course reveals the simple methods of painting any subject matter in a representational way by utilizing the basic and advanced fundamentals. This is a hands on course with numerous demonstrations. The principles of drawing accurately, seeing values, and color mixing to achieve harmony are several of the topics covered. This course will be instructive for beginners through advanced. The class will learn from working from life in the studio. We will use a clothed model as our subject.

Employing a full prismatic palette as well as the "Zorn Palette" will be instructed.




Location: San Clemente Art Supply
August 12-14, 2014
Meets 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Tuition: $325.00 Level: Beginner-Advanced (from "never picked up a brush" on up)


Registration: 

http://www.scartsupply.com/store/product/183901/Painting-the-Portrait-in-Oils/
Materials list:
Brushes: I prefer mongoose flats and Utrecht  Sablettes, small to medium sizes and any good quality bristle brushes for the larger sizes.
Canvas: 6 canvases or panels, size 9 x 12 or 11 x 14 in. Oil Double or Triple Primed
Linen is best, if you use acrylic primed cotton make sure it is good quality.
Palette: I recommend glass or smooth wood palettes.
Paint:
Titanium White,Cad. Lemon,Cad. Yellow,Cad. Orange, Cad. Red Deep, Alizarin Crimson, Burnt Sienna, Ultramarine Blue, Cerulean Blue, Viridian, Yellow Ochre, Ivory Black
Palette Knives for mixing 
Medium: Liquin works good if you don't have a preference, or mix your own:
 3:1:1 ratio (OMS/Damar varnish/stand oil)
Odorless Mineral Spirits
Paper Towels

Monday, May 26, 2014

Installing a recent commission for the great people at the Savage Company, Salt Lake City.

video

The Savage Brothers, 72"x96", oil on canvas

Monday, May 12, 2014

Recent work...
 Candyland, oil on panel, 24x18
 Jangling, oil on linen, 11x14
Warm Blanket, oil on panel, 24x24

Saturday, May 10, 2014

Thank you, Springville...
Gatherer, oil on canvas, 40 x 30

Award of Merit, 90th Annual Spring Salon
Springville Museum of Art  

Monday, April 15, 2013

Portrait and Figure Workshop


Portrait and Figure Workshop


Learn the fundamentals of painting portraits and clothed figures with oil paint.

Location: Logan Academy of Fine Art, 60 west 100 North, Logan, UT 84321

July 11 - 13, 2013

Meets 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Tuition: $315.00 
Level: Beginner-Advanced

This course will cover the basic and advanced fundamentals of painting portraits and the draped figure. The principles of drawing, seeing values, and color mixing to achieve authentic tones are several of the topics covered. This course will be instructive for beginners through advanced. The class will learn from working from life in the studio.

Registration: 
Contact: larsonoilpaint@gmail.com

Materials list:
Brushes
I prefer mongoose flats and Utrecht  Sablettes, small to medium sizes and any good quality bristle brushes for the larger sizes.

Canvas
You will need 6 canvases size 9 x 12 or 11 x 14 in. Oil Double or Triple Primed
Linen is best, if you use acrylic primed cotton make sure it is good quality.

Palette
I recommend glass or smooth wood palettes.

Paint
Titanium White
Cad. Lemon
Cad. Yellow
Cad. Orange
Cad. Red Deep
Alizarin Crimson
Burnt Sienna
Ultramarine Blue
Cerulean Blue
Viridian

Palette Knives
For mixing 

Medium
Liquin works good if you don't have a preference

Mineral Spirits

Paper Towels



Wednesday, January 23, 2013

Commission: Sequential steps

 Here is a commission I am wrapping up. The commissioner is Ellen and this is her daughter Lennie. Ellen has to be one of the best clients I have had the pleasure to work with. The photo's aren't great but you get the idea.





Lennie, 48 x 48, oil on canvas,  2013

Thursday, December 13, 2012

 Green Sweden, 7 x 14
 Hometown, 12 x 9
 Pretty in Pink, 8 x 10
Red on Red, 11 x 14