Virtual Class: Zoom
199 US-7 South
Milton, Vermont 05468, US
Old Palette, New Tricks
Friday, February 5th, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
With only three colors, plus white, we will explore the subtle and earthy palette of the Old Masters. Begin by testing a wide range of hues, and then complete a small composition utilizing Rembrandt's simple and dramatic technique of chiarascuro, or stark lights and darks. No prior experience necessary, and only a few materials required, for this fun mini art history class!
Oil paint is preferred, but acrylic will work as well.
At least one of each color group:
YELLOWS: yellow ochre, naples yellow, raw sienna
REDS: burnt sienna, Venetian red, Indian red
BLUES: ultramarine, Indigo
A variety of brushes:
round, flat, filbert
sizes between 2 - 12
A small painting surface:
no smaller than 5" x 7" no larger than 12" x 16"
Canvas paper, Canvas board, Stretched canvas all acceptable
Paper towels and/ or rags
Water (if using acrylic or water soluble oils)