Tuesday, September 22, 2009

Ilona Smithkin Oil Workshop...October 10

Suggested Items from Ilona Smithkin:

Plain black round soft charcoal – 1 piece will work nicely

Sketchbook 8 x 10 of newsprint quality

Stretched Canvas 5 x 7 or 8 x 10 (wood backing for finished painting) or canvas board

Brushes – if you do not have oil brushes for this size painting, Ilona will be bringing some

Palette Knife – if you don’t have one, we have plenty at Black Creek

Wooden Palette

Palette Tin Cup for odorless turpentine to clean brushes


Grumbacher or Newton
Permalba White – Large Tube
Yellow Ochre
Cadmium Orange
Cadmium Red Light
Alizarin Crimson
French Ultramarine Blue
Viridian Dark Green
Cerulean Blue
Phalo Yellow Green (optional color)


Paper Towels

Class is for all levels. You will have fun, learn technique and have a finished picture when complete.

Watercolor Workshop with Anne Patterson 10/9-10/10

Understanding Color in order to Create Artwork with More Impact!

Want to paint more exciting paintings or increase the quality of your competition paintings? Join us for an exploration into understanding COLOR through watercolor. Learn what makes color vibrate or how to use it to create a calm and serene image. Learn how to break free from those photograph colors that bind your work. Become more expressive and adept in your use and understanding of the impact of color choices in your work.

Supply List:
Professional Grade Watercolor
Recommend Colors:
Permanent, Quinacriquidone, or Winsor Red
Alizarin Crimson (Permanent)
Hansa Yellow
Aureolin Yellow
New Gamboge
Ultramarine Blue
Cobalt Blue
Burnt Sienna
Sap Green

Arches 140 Lb paper cut into 9x12 sheets or a 9x12 arches 140 block
Tracing Paper
Transfer Paper
Masking Tape
#8 and #10 round brushes
Paper Towels and a Water Container