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Beginning Landscapes and Seascapes in Oil or Acrylic

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September 12, 2021
September 14, 2021
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Workshop Overview

 Participants will be encouraged to paint a number of different landscapes and seascapes creatively, using photographs from various locations around Oregon. Learn to use the fundamentals of design by cropping images and simplifying objects. Katia will guide you through basic palette color choices and show you how to mix colors using simple color theory. She will offer individual instruction to each participant, covering the fundamentals of painting (composition, values, color), and offering advice on handling the medium (brushstrokes, edges, layering). Students will learn the essentials of oil/acrylic painting and become comfortable with solvents (for oils), oil/acrylic mediums, brushes and paints. 

About the Instructor(s)

Katia is a Russian born, award-winning oil painter. She has lived on the Oregon Coast since 2008. She paints mostly from life, plein air or in her studio in Lincoln City. She exhibits at Rowboat Gallery and Volta Gallery. In addition to her painting and teaching, she is busy raising a child.

Materials List: Students Bring

• Please feel free to bring whatever colors of paint you prefer. The following is a list of basic color palette I recommend:

-Titanium White
-Cadmium Yellow Light

-Cadmium Yellow Medium 

-Cadmium Red Light

-Alizarin Crimson

-Ultramarine Blue 

-Phthalo Blue 

-Yellow Ochre 
-Transparent Red Oxide

• Brushes- any good-quality brush will do. I recommend Robert Simmons Signet or Aspen by Princeton series 6500 flats or brights, sizes 2-6

• Palette knife 

• Palette - bring whatever palette suits you. I like wood. Disposable paper palette will work. Make sure you will have enough mixing space. 

• Canvases or boards sizes 6" x 8" or larger depending on how large you want to work (6-10) You can cut Masonite boards and gesso them. Canvas pad is ok, just make sure you bring tape and support to make it easier for you to paint 

• Odorless paint thinner for oil painters (I use Gamsol by Gamblin)

• Paper towels or rags (I love old t-shirts)

• Your photo references (optional)

• Sketchbook

• Black and gray markers or pencils 

• Easel (optional)

• Oil/acrylic medium if you already have it  

• Old shirts to paint in or aprons to protect your clothes 

Materials List: Provided by Instructor(s)

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