Painting: Secrets of the Masters
Instructor: Dan Nelson
Class Code: DN180909
Workshop Fee: $120
Medium: Oil or Acrylic
Sunday, Sep 9th, Noon-5:00pm
For All Skill Levels!
Somewhere early in the 20th century, painting with transparent colors went out of vogue. But the advent of transparent acrylic paints has opened a whole new (old!) way of painting— Painting in transparent layers of color that make the elusive “glow” that we associate with the old master. Students in this class will lay down several quick layers of transparent Acrylics, followed by transparent Oils, and finish with a few careful touches of opaque. We’ll rediscover the secrets of DaVinci, Michelangelo, Rembrandt, and Rubens. You may never paint the same way again! The image shown is not necessarily the image we will be painting in class.
If you are an Oil painter, you will do an underpainting using Acrylics that Dan will provide; if you are an Acrylic painter, you will do the over-painting using the all-natural, Oil paints that Dan will provide. (No scaredy cats allowed!)
You need to come prepared with only one OR THE OTHER of the supply lists below-- Oils OR Acrylics.
SUPPLY LIST - ACRYLICS:
Matisse Ultramarine Blue (PB29)
Matisse Quidacridone Red (PV19)
Matisse Iso Yellow (PY139)
Lukas Cryl Studio Titanium White- 500 ml
Liquitex Gloss Medium & Varnish- 473 ml
OPTIONAL: 4 Plastic cups w/ lids (“Zip Loc”)
SUPPLY LIST - OILS:
Charvin Ultramarine Blue Deep (PB29)
Winsor Newton Permanent Rose (PV 19)
Lukas Indian Yellow (PY83/PO36)
Winsor Newton GRIFFIN ALKYD Tit. White
Winsor Newton Liquin Original 250 ml
CANVAS: One or two 16x20
BRUSHES: AT LEAST ONE 2” “CHIP BRUSH” (cheap!). A normal assortment of NATURAL BRISTLE BRUSHES from 1” down to 1/4” (Dan prefers Filberts). ONE Winsor Newton Series 7 #1 - for signing your paintings!
Odorless Turpenoid NATURAL cleaner
Cans for holding water or cleaner
A Palette of some kind
Rags, Paper Towels
A small easel, if you have one.
*The image shown is not necessarily the image we will be painting in class