Oil Painting Workshop – ‘Direct’ painting

Thursday 23 August
10am –  5pm
Venue: artsmart Studio Thame
Tutor: Jeffery Courtney
Cost: £75 Lunch included

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There are two approaches to oil painting – direct and indirect. Indirect painting is a layered approach gradually building up to a final effect. Direct painting is where you paint directly for the final effect, which, needs careful mixing and then bold application! We will do a painting using the direct method and look at examples from the Masters of this technique and there will be demonstrations from the tutor.

Tools and materials needed for the course:

• A3 acrylic paper pad • Brushes • Masking Tape • Non odour or low odour turps like Sanador or Zest • Kitchen roll
• Colours: the minimum needed are: Titanium White, Alizarin Crimson, Prussian Blue or Phthalo Blue, Cadmium Yellow, Burnt Umber or Van Dyck brown. Other useful colours are: Cadmium Red, Raw Umber, Yellow Ochre, Sap Green

About the Tutor: Jeffery Courtney