SURREY DRAWING & OIL PAINTING STUDIO
LEATHERHEAD

LEATHERHEAD DRAWING STUDIO

Autumn Term 

Tuesdays 6.30pm - 8.30pm

10 weekly classes from 13th September - 15th November 

Free Introductory lesson for new students.

 

LEATHERHEAD OIL PAINTING STUDIO 

Autumn Term 

Saturdays 9.30am - 12.30pm

10 weekly classes from 17th September - 19th November

 

 

CHISWICK ART SCHOOL

Autumn Term

 

Wednesdays 10am - 12.30pm (painting) and 12.45pm - 3.15pm (drawing)

12 weekly classes from 7th September - 7th December

19th, 26th October - Half Term

 

If interested please see the School's website for further details: https://www.chiswickartschool.co.uk/drawing-info

 

Essential Painting and Drawing Materials

 

Painting Materials

(most of them can be purchased or ordered at Pullingers in Epsom)

Portable easel or Pochade Box with tripod sold separately (You can carry paints in pochade box and most of them include a palette. Some boxes can be quite expensive, but if you are planning to stick with your painting and try to paint both indoors and on plein air, they are useful. See links below)

 

Oil:

Sufficient amount of Titanium or Zinc White (200ml tube), Ivory Black, Raw Umber, Burnt Umber, Yellow or Gold Ochre, Red Ochre Transparent (only in Winsor & Newton), Raw Sienna, Burnt Sienna, Oxide of Chromium, Viridian, Ultramarine Blue, Cadmiums: Red and Yellow.

(Winsor & Newton Artist’s range is good. Their student version is suitable, however they have less pigment in them, this will affect the quality of your painting)

 

Surfaces:

Number of canvas boards or canvases (well primed with white gesso)

22x16inches

18x14inches

16x12 inches

14x10inches

 

Brushes:

Range of good quality hog long filberts and flats from number 8 to 12

 

Solvents:

Low odour for the lessons, Turpentine at home

Jam jar with lid for washing your brushes during work

 

Palettes:

Firm rectangular / oval medium wooden or firm plastic palette (white plastic is good)

size appr. 37x23cm (see links below)

 

Palette knife:

Winsor & Newton palette knife N21 or N22

 

Plenty of rags or kitchen towel, plastic sheet to protect the floor. Old shirt to protect clothing.

 

Hard cover sketch book A4 format 

 

You might find this information on art materials useful:

Canvas Carrier

https://www.jacksonsart.com/jas-canvas-carrier

Palettes

https://www.jacksonsart.com/studio/palettes/wooden-palettes/page/2

Pochade boxes

https://www.jacksonsart.com/studio/easels/pochade-boxes

Lighter pochade box/easel (with the video how to assemble it)

https://www.jacksonsart.com/jackson-s-half-sized-french-style-box-easel

 

Drawing Materials

 

Range of pencils from HB (for longer drawing) to 6B (for sketching)

Light weight drawing board A2 size. (Good one - 

https://www.jacksonsart.com/jackson-s-18-x-24-inch-light-weight-drawing-board-wood-edge)

Selection of graphite pencils from HB to 6B

Stanley knife

A3 and A2 Daler Rowney Fine Grain - Heavyweight Drawing Paper pads (Not spiral bound)

For sketching

 

Various sizes sketching paper

Willow charcoal

Round large watercolour brush

Watercolour: black, sepia, umber

Round and filbert hog brushes size 8-10

Oil colours artist quality - raw and burnt umber (small tubes)

Soft pastel

A3 Pastel paper pad (neutral colours)

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Hans Holbein the Younger. Sketches of heads and hands. Pen and ink

 

 

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