In this class, Alla Prima (single session) painting will be encouraged. It will be important for the student to have plenty of prepared surfaces on which to paint ).  To make the subjects more personal, students are encouraged to bring a 1-2 favorite still life subjects.

With regards to painting material (ie. brushes and paints) please bring the colors and brushes that you are familiar with and already own. My materials suggestions/personal preferences are listed below.

SUPPORTS:
Canvas, panel, or gessoed paper

At least 4, from 4” x 6” to 18” x 24”

COLORS
white - titanium or lead white yellows - cadmium yellow light

YELLOWS:

cadmium yellow deep indian yellow
yellow ochre
raw sienna

REDS:

cadmium red light
earth red - English or Venetian indian red
quinacridone red
burnt sienna

GREENS:
 viridian blues - cerulean blue

BLUES:
ultramarine blue, ivory black

BRUSHES:
A variety of sizes shapes and fibers
Filberts, rounds, flats
suggested - Utrecht's nylon sablette (filbert)

Palette - paper, wood or tray Palette Knife
Mediums: linseed oil

Liquin
small container for holding medium

Solvent: oderless paint thinner mineral spirits
BRING only GAMSOL
NO TURPENTINE

metal or plastic container with a lid in which to place used solvent 

Stanley Bielen

11025 Carpenter Street

Philadelphia,, Pennsylvania 19147

sabielen@gmail.com

 

 

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