Tuesday, November 11, 2014

January Classes at Wings and Roots Studio

MM Kent  is offering six weeks of painting classes starting the first week in January, 2015, entitled:

Oil Painting from Abstract to Impression: Creating a compelling image with an economy of means.

2 ½ hour sessions once a week will take place in the artist’s home studio at 219 W. South St., Fayetteville.

MONDAY  1 - 3:30pm
TUESDAY 5:30pm - 8pm

Cost is $150/ for all 6 sessions -  payable before the first week in January.
           all supplies furnished for an additional $80.)

6 student maximum enrollment

This class is for artists at any level of accomplishment.
We will be following a specific curriculum with different exercises each week that address:

palette work and color mixing
abstract design
looseness of style
value progressions

I suggest the following palette:

Paint: WINTON brand or Grumbacher PRE-TESTED brand
(37 ml tubes are ok):
Alizarin Crimson
Cadmium Red Light (not ‘HUE’)
Indian Yellow
Sap Green
Ultramarine Blue
Titanium White

Pint of Odorless mineral spirits- 1/2 pint or pint can (Mona Lisa brand from Hobby Lobby is best)
Paper Towels
Small Linseed oil

Bristle Brushes- assorted Flats or Filberts #2 - #12 or larger
Small Round Sable- #6 or short liner brush
At least one Soft Blender – soft fan brush or goat hair brush
Palette or Painting Knife-the kind with a bend like a masonry trowel

Other Supplies:
Portable Easel (OPTIONAL)
Palette (grey or brown palette, not white, and not the smallest)
Sketchbook or clipboard with paper
panels or canvases I recommend  11 x 14 or 12 x 12 or 8x10
(I usually have some available)

*Please email if you want to participate:            artist@wingsandroots.com