Level 1 Oil Painting: Pickout – Variety of Subjects

$49.00$210.00

Streaming Registration Opens August 31st at 8am Pacific Time

Audit: Watch instructor warm up, demo and receive photo reference every week.

Full Participation: Watch instructor warm up, demo, receive photo reference AND receive instructor critique every week.

All videos will be available until two weeks after week 5 of the term.

 

We usually have high traffic on our site when streaming classes go live in the morning so things can be slower.  This time around, when you purchase any streaming classes make sure that you only press the purchase button once when you are at checkout!

 

Clear

SKU: N/A Category:

Description

Instructor Critiques for Full Participation Students will be uploaded for viewing approximately one week after each class. 

Date : 9 Nov – 14 Dec

Length: 5 Weeks

Videos Uploaded: Tuesday

Level : All Levels Welcome

This class will focus on the most basic approach to oil painting; pickout. Also called grisaille or simply underpainting, pickout is a great way to start learning oils without much of the complications of color and wet into wet painting. This class will focus on painting a variety of subjects such as portraits, figures, animals and landscapes. 

Materials

  • Surfaces
  • Brushes
    • Variety of Rounds/Flats/Filbert
      • Size 0, 2, 4, 6, 8, 10
      • Preferred Brands
        • Robert Simmons Signet (Bristle)
        • Rosemary Ivory (In between bristle and sable, good all purpose).
        • Rosemary Eclipse (Sable)
  • Cleaning
    • Solvent: Gamsol Odorless Mineral Spirits by Gamblin
    • Solvent container
    • Masters Brush Soap
  • Palette (various options)
    • Wood
    • Plastic
    • Sealable Masterson Palette with glass in bottom (recommended)
  • Paints (Preferred Brand: Gamblin, Da Vinci, Windsor and Newton)
    • Level 1: Pickout Palette (only one is required)
      • Ivory Black
      • Burnt Umber
      • Raw Umber
  • Miscellaneous:
    • Roll of paper towels

Ben Young

Ben Young has studied and taught at Watts Atelier for the past 20 years. He has worked as a freelance illustrator and conceptual designer. Clients include Sony Entertainment, Reflexive Entertainment, Upper Deck and Blizzard. Ben is currently working on his career in fine art. View more of Ben’s work at www.benmyoung.com

Additional information

Class Type

Full Participation, Audit