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Winter Class

Foundations of Painting & Drawing

  • Instructor: J.C. English
  • Day: Saturday
  • Time: 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
  • Ages: Adult and Teen 15+
  • Fee: $379 / $344 Members ($30 Model Fee Included)
  • Dates: 01/19/2019 - 03/16/2019
  • Sessions: 9
  • Print Materials List

    Oil Painting Supplies:

    9 x 12 Pad of Newsprint (preferably smooth)
    Wolff’s Carbon pencils #4B or 6B (AI Friedman)
    Kneaded Eraser

    Paint: Grumbacher or Winsor/Newton – Only get Professional Grade, not
    Student Grade (these brands are good quality and reasonably priced).

    Palette Knife: Flat or Trowel type (must be flexible). – (For mixing paint on
    palette)

    Palette: Wood or glass – The wood is lightweight for transporting – They come in different sizes.

    Stretched Canvas: Good sizes for portraits are 14 x 18 and 16 x 20.

    Oil Painting Mediums: Turpentine (Turpinoid is best for class – no smell – Bule & White can), and Grumbacher or Winsor/Newton linseed oil (cold pressed). These are used to thin the paint – to make it more liquid. Palette Cups or small glass jars with tight lids for carrying the mediums (at least 2).

    Oil Colors: Titanium White (large tube – 150 ml), (the rest are small tubes – 37 ml.) Ivory Black, Ultramarine Blue, Raw Umber, Burnt Umber, Burnt Sienna, Yellow Ochre, Sap Green, Cadmium Yellow Light (Grumbacher), Cadmium Red Light (Grumbacher), and Venetian Red (Block X Brand – you can probably only get this from a catalog).

    Brushes: Flats and/or Filberts – Bristle – Robert Simons – Signets good quality – reasonably priced. Brush sizes #2, #3, #4, #6, #8 – (A good assortment to start out with).
    Roll of Paper Towels or rags for wiping brushes, Etc.

    * If you want a good art supply catalog (the prices are much better than the stores) – Jerry’s Catalog : call toll free 1-800-827-8478 or www.jerryscatalog.com (they carry almost everything).

  • Register for this Class

Experience drawing and painting from life while learning the fundamentals of painting with portraiture and still life. This class covers the basics to advanced using oils and drawing media. Compositional elements such as design, values, shapes, proportion, etc. will be studied. Can bring your own picture to work from. All levels are welcome.