november, 2020

tue03nov7:15 pm8:45 pmOil Painting FundamentalsTeens and Adults.7:15 pm - 8:45 pm PST ONLINE (Zoom) Instructor: Elena Nahum Leroy (Perelman) Course Category:SPECIAL ART COURSESLocation:ONLINE


(Tuesday) 7:15 pm - 8:45 pm PST



Event Details

8 sessions, 1.5 hrs each         $220+GST

Oct 6 – Dec 1, 2020 (Tuesday), 7.15-8.45 pm

Session 1 Oil Painting Technologies. Canvas vs. boards, paints and their kinds, brushes and their use. How to choose paints and brushes. Practice painting with different brushes, with or without white

Session 2 Oil Painting Technologies. Step 1. Canvas preparation
Different solvents and mediums Step 2. Underpainting. Concept of PROPER Multi-Layering. Old Masters’ techniques and underpainting. Monochromatic painting of a still life

Session 3. Oil Painting Technologies. Step 3. Painting Layers, Mixing Colours, which colours to choose, colour application. Do’s and DONT’s for painting layers: cracking and peeling off prevention Still Life. Painting Layer, basic forms and cast shadows

Session 4. Oil Painting Technologies. Step 4. Finishing layers and glazing Still Life. Finishing layers

Session 5. Oil Painting Techniques. Underpainting and colours Landscape. Colour Underpainting

Session 6. Oil Painting Techniques. Mixing colours – closer look. Mixing vs. Glazing. Landscape. Practicing painting techniques and mixing colours

Session 7. Oil Painting Techniques. Painting with a palette knife. The Rooster. Practicing painting with a palette knife

Session 8. Oil Painting Techniques. Painting with turpentine The Tulip. Painting with translucent layers

List of Supplies

1. Stretched primed canvas (12×14 in and up) – 3 pcs
2. Canvas on panel/cardboard (12×14 in and up) – 4 pcs
3. Oil paints – artist grade (not DollarStore or Artist Loft please):
Titanium White
Zinc White
Cadmium Yellow Medium (hue is OK)
Lemon Yellow (hue is OK)
Cadmium Red Medium (hue is OK)
Alizarin Crimson or Madder Lake
Ultramarine or Blue Cobalt
Phthalo Blue
Sap Green
Phthalo Green or Emerald Green
Yellow Ochre or Golden Ochre or Raw sienna
Burnt umber or Raw umber
Burnt Sienna

4. Linseed Oil
5. Turpentine
6. Damar varnish
7. Brushes:
Synthetic round brushes NN: 3 or 4, 6 or 8
Synthetic flat brushes NN: 3 or 4, 6 or 8, 10 or 12 or 14
Hog bristle flat brushes NN: 6 or 8, 10 or 12 or 14
Hog bristle round brushes NN: 3 or 4, 6 or 8

8. Flat disposable palette (or cardboard wrapped with foil)
9. Metal palette knife

You can buy a kit from us for $75+taxes, including Canada-wide shipping

Your instructor has more than 15 years of experience painting with oil and over 10 years of delivering art classes across Metro Vancouver.

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