Workshops & Classes

Carol teaching
Carol teaching

Painting & Drawing from Life: The Portrait and Figure

Studio One Art Center
Fridays 9:30am – 1:30 pm
1/8/16 – 2/26/16
Activity #52637.303
Resident $267
Non-Resident $320
S/Teen $235

Painting: The Classical Still Life

Studio One Art Center
Demonstrations/Individual critique, Still Life Painting
Saturdays 12 pm – 4 pm
1/9/16 – 2/27/16
Activity #52637.302
Resident $213
Non-Resident $256
S/Teen $181

Figure Drawing/Painting Lab

Studio One Art Center
Figure Drawing/Painting Lab, Uninstucted
Thursdays 9:30 – 1:30 pm
1/7/16 – 2/28/16
Activity #52637.312
Resident Fee $133
Non-Resident $160


Call Studio One at 597-5027 or 597-5096 or mail a check to Studio One Art Center payable to
City of Oakland
365 45th Street
Oakland, CA 94609


Materials List for Painting Classes

Supplies are suggested. If you cannot get supplies for the first class meeting, bring in the closest match you have.
Gamsol odorless thinner.
Small container for medium (mini jam jar for example)
Oil paint colors.
Alizarin crimson or Purple Madder Alizarin (Windsor-Newton)
Asphaltum (Rembrandt)
Raw Umber or Van Dyke Brown
Cadmium yellow deep
Cadmium Yellow Light
Cadmium Orange
Cadmium red light
Ultramarine blue
Titanium white
Medium – M. Graham walnut alkyd medium or M. Graham Walnut Oil, or Linseed Oil
Turpenoid Natural (citrus cleaner)
Silicoil brush cleaning container
Canvases or canvas-coated panels. Blick Art Supplies or Internet suppliers – Source-Tek, Raymar, Wind River Arts, any size from 6 * 8 to 16 * 20
The best brushes I know of come from Rosemary & Co, UK, sample list:
Ivory Long Flats 2, 4, 6, 10
Series 276 (filberts) #2, 7, 10/ Series 105 (fans) #2, 6, Series 274 (brights) #5, 7, 10,
If you are buying local – two soft bristle Brights approx. ¼”, 1/2″ across at the top, soft bristle filberts, 2 of them different sizes under 1/2″ across, 2 larger
Razor blade paint scraper (hardware store)
Palette. One easy & inexpensive solution – a wood picture frame with glass 12” * 16” approx.
Old telephone book. Clean your palette off regularly, paint scrapings go on the newsprint.
Plein air easel or Pochade box easel. Studio One has easels but you may be more comfortable with your own
Color wheel
Hand mirror
Sketch pad – any size from 5” by 7” on up
Roll of paper towels, soft ones (Viva)
Digital Camera

Reading List
Oil Painting Secrets from a Master, by Linda Cateura, based on lectures by David Leffel, 1995
Alla Prima – Everything I know about Painting, by Richard Schmid, 1999
Carlson’s Guide to Landscape Painting, by John F. Carlson,

Blick 5301 Broadway, Oakland 510 658-2787 (Broadway at College), also at 811 University Avenue (University Ave just off of 80 N) 510 486-2600
Artist & Craftsman Supply, 2573 Shattuck Avenue, Berkeley, CA 510 704-4040