Summer Intensive: Introduction to Color in Oil or Acrylics

Summer Intensive: Introduction to Color in Oil or Acrylics

Tuesday, August 9 – Thursday, August – 11 / 9 am – noon

This course is a 3-day intensive study covering the use of color with emphasis on how seeing relates to color choices. Students will gain a good foundational working knowledge of how to mix and use color as it relates to making artwork. The class will be exposed to many color theories, which will be put into practice. Each lesson begins with the concepts to be covered, demonstration of the techniques, hands on experience.

SUPPLY LIST: 

SUPPORTS 
Inexpensive canvas boards or panels. Students who wish to do the homework will need to double the number of panels. 5 – 11″ x 14” (OPTIONAL – add one more for homework*)

OIL OR ACRYLIC PAINT
1 – 37 ml tube of oil paint in the following colors:

COLOR NAME 
WHITE Titanium White (2 tubes are suggested) 
YELLOW Cadmium Lemon, Windsor Yellow, Hansa Yellow Medium or Cadmium Yellow Light 
RED Cadmium Red Hue, Cadmium Red Medium or Cadmium Berium Red (not deep) 
BLUE French Ultramarine Blue or Ultramarine Blue 
BLACK Ivory Black
MAGENTA (OPTIONAL*) Permanent Rose or Quinacridone Red 
CYAN (OPTIONAL*) Thalo Blue or Phthalo Blue 

You may bring whatever paint you have as long as they are the correct hues or colors. I recommend inexpensive Windsor Newton student colors. 

FOR OILS ONLY OIL PAINTING MEDIUM 
Neo MeGilp Medium 2oz or Larger 

OIL 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 oil 
BRUSH CLEANER – 2.5 OZ small cake of The Masters Brush Cleaner
BRUSHES – Bring what you have – recommend at least one filbert #8 

FOR ACRYLICS ONLY
Large water container to clean brushes Sta-wet pallet (larger the better) 

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. 

Instructor: David McCamant 
Ages:15 and Up / All Levels

Painting
August 9, 2016 9 am – noon
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