SURREY DRAWING & PAINTING STUDIO
FETCHAM, LEATHERHEAD AND BRIGHTON

LEATHERHEAD DRAWING STUDIO

Summer Term 

Tuesdays 6.30pm - 8.30pm

10 weekly classes from 18th May - 20th July

 

LEATHERHEAD OIL PAINTING STUDIO 

Summer Term 

Saturdays 9.30am - 12.30pm

10 weekly classes from 22nd May - 24th July

As before we will be following the LCA guidelines to ensure as far as possible the wellbeing of all our students.

 

BRIGHTON DRAWING AND PAINTING STUDIO

Summer Term 

Thursdays 11am - 2pm

10 weekly classes from 20th May - 22nd July

 

Painting materials

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

Portable easel or Pochade Box with tripod sold separately (You can carry paints in pochade box and some 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 en pleinair, 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, 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 colour pigment in them, this will affect the quality of your painting)

Surfaces:

Number of artists boards, 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 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.

Firm 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 drawing board A2 size (Pullingers in Epsom sell good ones)

Selection of graphite pencils from HB to 6B

Stanley knife

A3 good quality drawing paper pad (Not spiral bound. Medium surface cartridge paper with some grain)

Various sizes pale neutral colours 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

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

 

 

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