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Sketch to Studio Painting Workshop with Bernard Dellario
Instructor: Bernard Dellario
Weekend workshop: February 8–February 9
Saturday and Sunday, 10 a.m.–3:30 p.m.
Cost: $125 Members, $150 Non-members
Take Your Field Sketch Painting to the Next Level. By using field sketches painted on location you will learn how to use this material as a departure point for a bigger more fully realized studio painting. Students can expect to work on one finished painting. This will be a structured approach session covering the following:
· How to decide on the best composition for your finished painting by using “value plans”
· How to translate your field sketch/final composition into a larger sized canvas
· Instruction on accurately transferring your initial drawing onto a larger surface
· How to maintain the fresh look of your field sketch in your studio painting
Some previous painting experience required. For students that do not have a field sketch painting as source material, a photograph may be used as a point of departure for the larger painting. Although the class will be primarily focused on the oil painting medium, other mediums will be accepted.
February 8, 2020
10:00 am - 3:30 pm
1. Oil Colors-Good quality artist grade oil paint such as Gamblin or Winsor Newton. This is the basic palette of colors but you can also bring any other colors you wish to use.
a. Cadmium Red
b. Alizarin Crimson or Quinacridone Magenta
c. Cadmium Yellow Light
d. Yellow Ochre
e. Ultramarine Blue
f. Burnt Sienna
g. Titanium White (Large Tube)
2. Brushes-good quality hog bristle. I prefer “flat” style but feel free to use any brush you choose.
a. Flat hog bristle size 12
b. Flat hog bristle size 6
c. Flat hog bristle size 2
3. Painting Surface-Whatever size you want to make your studio painting on preferably 12x16 or larger.
4. Your sketch or photos references to use as a source for your finished painting
5. Palette knife
6. Canvas Pad size 9x12 or small panels for studying composition ideas
7. Palette-any surface wood/acrylic or disposable paper palette pad
8. Odorless solvent such as Gamsol
9. Masking Tape
10. Small sketchbook and pencil
11. Container to hold solvent
Contact firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions.