Painting in Oil Brushwork Intensive
9 am - noon
Beginning and advanced students will enjoy this five-day technique-based class. Daily exercises will help build the students abilities to make sensitive and effective brush strokes from glazes to impasto (textural). Will include an exploration of how different brush shapes affect paint application and use of a pallet knife to apply and carve paint to create texture and depth.
Monday – Friday, November 18 – 22
9 am – noon
Ages: Adult (15+) / All Levels
Instructor: David McCamant
Inexpensive canvas boards or panels. Students who wish to do the homework will need to double the number of panels.
1 – 11″ x 14” (OPTIONAL – add one more for homework*)
2 – 8″ x 10″ (OPTIONAL – add two more for homework*)
3 – 6″ x 8″ (OPTIONAL – add three more for homework*)
OIL PAINT – 1 – 37 ml tube of oil paint in the following colors:
YELLOW: Hansa Yellow Medium (Gamblin), Windsor Yellow (Windsor Newton) or Cadmium Yellow Light (Grumbacher)
RED: Cadmium Red Medium (Gamblin), Cadmium Red (Windsor Newton) or Cadmium Berium Red (Grumbacher)
BLUE: Ultramarine Blue (Gamblin), French Ultramarine Blue (Windsor Newton) or French Ultramarine Blue (Grumbacher)
BLACK: Ivory Black
MAGENTA (OPTIONAL*): Quinacridone Red (Gamblin), Permanent Rose (Windsor Newton) or Quinacridone Red (Grumbacher)
CYAN (OPTIONAL*): Phthalo Blue (Gamblin) or Thalo Blue (Grumbacher)
WHITE: Titanium White, Two (2), 37 ml tubes or One (1), 150 ml tube
You may bring whatever paint you have as long as they are the correct hues or colors. An inexpensive option is Windsor Newton Winton student colors. ‘Artist Grade’ paints will produce better results in color mixing.
PAINTING MEDIUM: Neo MeGilp Medium 2oz or Larger
BRUSHES – Recommend Connoisseur brand #2106 pure synthetic oil paint brushes or any artist quality manufacturer VERY IMPORTANT. 1 each #6 and #8 Long-Handled Filberts
PALETTE – Gray Matters, palette paper or equivalent
CLEANING JAR – Silicoil cleaning jar or other small jar with lid
CLEANING SOLUTION – 1 – 8oz bottle of artist grade Walnut or Safflower oil
BRUSH CLEANER – 2.5 OZ small cake of The Masters Brush Cleaner
PAPER TOWELS – 1 roll of BLUE shop paper towels (OPTIONAL – add one more for homework*)
WET PANEL CARRIER – inexpensive cookie sheet covered in aluminum foil or aluminum roasting pan for wet painting transport
Approximate Materials Cost $100. With OPTIONAL ITEMS $130.