Workshops

Workshops & Classes

Carol teaching
Carol teaching

Landscapes from Photographs

Rossmoor Art Association
Rossmoor, Walnut Creek, Studio One
Fridays 12 pm –4 pm
9/27/19 – 11/22/19

To register, send a check for $180, payable to RAA, to RAA Class Enrollment, 1966 Tice Valley Blvd, #278, Walnut Creek, CA 94595. Note on the check memo line: “Tarzier landscape class.”
Please include your name, address, phone number and email address., so that Carol can email you a materials list and class information.

Costumed Figure and Portrait

Rossmoor Art Association
Rossmoor, Walnut Creek, Studio One
Saturdays 12 pm –4 pm
10/5/19 – 11/23/19

The class is limited to 15 students, and pre-enrollment is required.
To register, send a check for $245, payable to RAA, to RAA Class Enrollment, 1966 Tice Valley Blvd, #278, Walnut Creek, CA 94595.
Note on the check memo line: “Tarzier figure class.”
Please include your name, address, phone number and email address to receive a materials list and class information.

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 Cadmium Red Deep
Asphaltum (Rembrandt)
Cadmium yellow deep
Cadmium Yellow Light
Cadmium Orange
Cadmium red light
Ultramarine blue
Viridian
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 www.windriverarts.com, 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 – 5” by 7” or larger
Roll of paper towels, soft ones (Viva)
Digital camera

Reading List
“Oil Painting Secrets from a Master,”  Linda Cateura, based on lectures by David Leffel, 1995
“Alla Prima – Everything I know about Painting”,  Richard Schmid, 1999
“Daily Painting,” Carol Marine