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)

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.
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