How to Paint with Oils
127.9 | Wed 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM | Room F
Begins September 29 | $334 | 10 Weeks
Learn to see the world in terms of forms and tonal values. The wet on wet oil painting techniques will be used. Students will develop the ability to translate what they see in terms of decisive minimum brush strokes an to construct and lay out a composition so as to achieve the greatest impact and appeal. Individual attention will be given to all students whether they are beginners or advanced. This class meets once a week for 10 weeks.
A $20 registration fee will be applied to the total.
Supplies you will need for this class:
Brushes: # 8 flat # 6 flat # 4 filbert (round) # 2 filbert.
Do not get natural hog hair bristle brushes at this time. If, however, you already have
them bring them to class.
Titanium white – Ivory black – cadmium red medium – cadmium lemon yellow
Ultra-marine blue – thalo blue – burnt umber – Alizarin crimson – thalo green
Rags: Bring a small rag. Cotton rags are the best. Old sweat socks, sweat pants, pajamas.
Paper towel: bring a roll of paper towels. Viva or cheap brands work best because they don’t shed.
1. A small bottle of Lindseed oil.
2. Odorless paint thinner. Must be artist grade. The odorless thinners from Home
Depot and hardware stores are NOT acceptable alternatives.
3. A palette pad
4. A canvas pad or canvas boards. Sizes: 9×12 or 12×16
5. A medium size metal or glass jar with a cover
If you have painted before, bring samples to show, either originals or on phone.