Painting Fundamentals in Acrylic

Painting Fundamentals in Oil – Winter

Conquer your oil-painting fears and create paintings that you will love! During this class you’ll learn how to mix colors, create abstract and realistic images, combine painting and drawing, and build a painting from start to finish. This class is geared towards beginning and intermediate students; all levels are welcome.

No class 02/13/2024

Materials List:

A warm and cool of each of the 3 primary colors: 38ml tubes (These colors are chosen specifically to understand the mixing of colors while painting. They are simplified to maximize the possibilities while gaining a comprehension of color theory. Alan specifically uses Daler-Rowney Georgian oil color for artists (for best color & economy)

  • Red-  Warm: Cadmium Red Light Hue, Cool: Alizarin Crimson
  • Yellow- Warm: Cadmium Yellow Deep Hue, Cool: Cadmium Yellow Light Hue
  • Blue- Warm: Coeruleum Blue Hue, Cool: French Ultramarine Blue
  • Titanium White

Additional paint: primarily for under-painting and a foundation of light: Acrylic – Transperant Raw Sienna (2 oz)
Refined Linseed Oil
Thinner – Neutral Thin by Eco House
Brushes: ½ in, ¾ in, & 1½ in. (or similar) Flat or Filbert
Natural hog hair bristle or synthetic bristle combo
Palette, wood or plastic
Canvas: Multiple prepared (sealed with gesso) canvases, wood or masonite. 16 x 20” or larger preferred (canvas boards OK)
Silcoil Brush Cleaning Tank for Thinner
Jar, 8oz. resealable small container for linseed oil
Rags/Apron/Old clothes
Box for materials