OIL PAINTING

Forsyth Tech Community College
(336) 723-0371
www.forsythtech.edu/courses-programs/personal-enrichment/arts

Class Location:
West Campus
Room 15
1300 Bolton Street
Winston-Salem, NC 27103

February 12 - March 18, 2020

6 Wednesday Mornings, 9am-12pm

$84
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(Course Number: 133806)


Description

Learn the basics of oil painting in a fun and easy way that anyone can follow. Oils achieve brilliant colors, blend effortlessly, allow easy correction and produce a variety of textures and effects. You will learn how to paint from both life and photos. The class is informative, stress-free and suitable for beginning to advanced artists. Materials are needed at an extra cost and will be discussed on the first day.


Materials


OIL PAINTS:

Avoid Winton, Rowney and other student grade paints. Higher quality, professonal grade is preferable (Winsor Newton, Gamblin, Grumbacher Pre-Tested)
Monochromatic Palette: Titanium White (large tube), Burnt Umber
Limited Palette (in addition to Monochromatic): Terra Rosa or Venetian Red, Yellow Ochre, Ivory Black or Gamblin's Chromatic Black, Cadmium Red Light (optional)
Full Palette (in addition to Limited): Cadmium Red Light (if not already purchased), Permanent Alizarin Crimson or Quinacridone Red, Cadmium Yellow, Viridian Green, Ultramarine Blue, Burnt Sienna
Optional: Cobalt Blue, Dioxazine Purple, Cadmium Orange

BRUSHES:
Avoid cheap brushes. Get at least 3 long-handled Filbert or Flat shaped bristle brushes for now (sizes #4-#8). Eventually you'll want more and a variety of sizes. You may also want to try Rounds at some point.
• Natural Bristle (course haired), Flats or Filberts (3 or more, #4-#8)
• Optional Natural Bristle (coarse haired), Filbert or Round (1, #2)
• Optional Sable (soft haired), Filbert or Round (1, #1 or #2)

SUPPORT:
• 11" x 14" Stretched Canvases or Canvas Boards (you will need 3)

PALETTE:
• Wood (12" x 15" min size, treat with linseed oil prior to use) or Paper Palette Pad

MISCELLANEOUS:
• Soft Vine Charcoal
• Paper for Drawing (14" x 17" or larger preferred)
• Palette Knife (not a painting knife)
• Odorless Mineral Spirits (such as Turpenoid or Gamblin's Gamsol, 32 oz size)
• Air Tight Stainless Steel Solvent Container/Brush Washer (16 oz or larger)
• Tabletop Easel
• Hand Soap (plain white bar such as Ivory brand)
• Rags or Sturdy Paper Towels (such as Viva brand)
• Apron or Smock
• Art Tool Box or Paint Box (or any type of container to carry materials)


Directions

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Class Location:
West Campus
Room 15
1300 Bolton Street
Winston-Salem, NC 27103

 

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