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SURREY OIL PAINTING STUDIO
LEATHERHEAD AND OTHER VENUES

CLASSES IN LEATHERHEAD

 

SURREY OIL PAINTING STUDIO 

Oil Painting

Saturdays

20th April - 22nd June

10 weekly classes from 9.30am - 12.30pm

THE NEW SCHOOL OF ART

Portrait Painting Weekend in West Sussex

16th and 17th November 2024

10am - 5pm

The Red Studio,

Emerson College,

Forest Row,

RH18 5JX

 

CLASSES IN LONDON

THE NEW ENGLISH ART CLUB

Painting of a Dancer Demo

16th June 2024

1.30 - 4.30pm

Mall Galleries, London

CHISWICK ART SCHOOL

Drawing

Spring Term 2024

Wednesdays

12 weekly classes from 12.45 - 3.15pm

Sold out

 

CHISWICK ART SCHOOL

Oil Painting

Spring Term 2024

Wednesdays

12 weekly classes from 10am - 12.30pm

Sold out

CHISWICK ART SCHOOL

Portraiture Masterclass

12th May 2024

10am - 4pm

Apply on: https://www.chiswickartschool.co.uk/cas-store01/p/-9wpk9-c87kf

Essential Painting and Drawing Materials to have for your classes

 

Painting Materials

 

Portable easel or Pochade Box with tripod sold separately (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 in the studio and outdoors, 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 paints is suitable, however they have less pigment, 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 medium to large hog long filberts and flats 

 

Solvents:

Low odour for the lessons, Artist's turpentine at home

Jam jar with lid for washing your brushes during work

 

Palettes:

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

size appr 37x23cm (see links below)

 

Palette knife:

Winsor & Newton palette knife N21 or N22 or any make medium size pointed end palette knife

 

Rags or kitchen towel 

Old shirt/apron to protect clothing.

 

Hard cover sketch book A4 format, soft graphite pencils 

 

You might find this information useful:

 

Canvas Carrier

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

 

Palettes

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

 

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

 

Russian easel (recommended)

https://www.etsy.com/uk/listing/968659587/french-easel-painting-easel-artist-gifts?click_key=2b00e3863aec1809d8b87346df5f77dc36f8a2d5%3A968659587&click_sum=8a7d5b8e&ref=search2_top_narrowing_intent_modules_top_rated-1&frs=1&sts=1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Drawing Materials

 

Range of pencils from HB (for longer drawings) to 9B (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)

Stanley knife to sharpen your pencils

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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