Intro to Painting: The Secret Sauce for Great Landscape Painting
Instructor: Dan Nelson
Class Code: DN180405
Workshop Fee: $65.00
Medium: Oils and Acrylics
Thursday, April 5th, 5:00pm-8:00pm
What makes a great landscape painting? It’s not simply paint on canvas. Play of Light, Mystery, Passion, Composition, and Accurate Rendering. Those are the key ingredients for a masterful landscape painting. In this class you will learn exactly how these choice ingredients work. You will learn how to effectively utilize and combine them into a beautiful landscape. Don’t just paint a landscape; allow your art to transport your viewer to another place and time!
Open for all skill levels, Dan’s comprehensive technique will enable the artist in you. Join us in making something spectacular!
Supplies to bring:
Canvas: one 16x20
Medium: Winsor Newton Liquin-- 250 ml
Note: The list of colors is merely a suggestion for those who have no idea what to bring. If you are an experienced painter, just bring your normal colors.
OILS PAINTS: Any artist quality brand will do. Avoid Hues (H or “Imit”), except in yellow.
Warm Blue (Phthalo)
Cool Blue (Ultramarine)
Warm Red (like Scarlet Lake)
Cool Red (Alizarine or Permanent Rose)
Warm Yellow (Indian)
Cool Yellow (Lemon or Cadmium HUE)
Oxide Red or Burnt Sienna
Titanium White (Usually in a larger size)
OPTIONAL: Dioxazine Purple or Violet, ANY Green, Raw Umber, Yellow Ochre
REQUIRED: A two-inch (or wider) “CHIP BRUSH” (NOT a NICE 2” brush)
An assortment of BRISTLE brushes, sizes 2 - 12. My favorites are Filberts.
If you like you may add a few sable or synthetic filbert brushes-- Nothing smaller than a #2.
For signing paintings, use a high-quality Winsor Newton Series 7-- size 1 or 2.