Canvas 16x20 with wrapped sides 1.5” deep.
Clear, close-up color digital photo of a plant , flower, face of a horse or other non -complex subject matter. The photo should have good structure or large shapes with not too much fussy detail. Bring your photo on a thumb drive so you can paint from my large computer screen or bring your lap top to paint the image from.
Basic colors - lemon yellow (Hanza or Azo ) cadmium orange, dioxazine purple, manganese blue or cerulean blue, ultramarine blue, cobalt blue, magenta or quinacridone violet, permanent rose or quinacridone rose, Indian yellow and a large titanium white.
You are welcome to bring any other colors that you have except for brown, grey or
Brushes: 4, 8, 10 inch filbert (flat brush with a
curved tip, I prefer the filberts).
Palette to mix on. I use a 16x20 Grey Matters paper palette. Swinton’s Art Supplies will give you 10% off all supplies if you are a student.
Willow Vine Charcoal for drawing the image onto the canvas. Buy the smallest in
Cost: $175 for 3.5 hours of private instruction. Or bring a friend, $235 for 2 people.
At the end of two sessions: you will have a luminous painting ready to give as a
gift or to hang in a special place in your home, specific instructions on how to be
able to paint full-spectrum paintings on your own.
Additional lessons: $50/hour private or $70/hour for two students.
*Ask about Tuesday morning group lessons.