Tara Returns!

Tara Bryan will be back to teach another beginner’s oil painting workshop in September while she’s here dismantling her fabulous display of paintings at the Bonavista North Museum & Gallery (still open 10-6 daily!)

If you’d like to sign up, call or email Norton’s Cove Studio:

Here is the course Info:

An introduction to oil painting, with the basics of mixing colours and creating a painting.  We will discuss choosing a subject, composition, and different techniques of applying paint.  Bring several photos you are interested in working from.

September 9th and 10th, 10am-5pm each day

Here’s a supply list, available at Norton’s Cove Studio, or you can bring what you have…
Large tube of white paint
Smaller tubes of

  • hansa yellow, or cadmium yellow lemon
  • cadmium yellow medium
  • cadmium red medium
  • alizarin crimson
  • ultramarine blue
  • phthalo blue
  • payne’s gray

Additional optional colours:

  • yellow ochre
  • burnt umber
  • sap green or phthalo green
  • dioxazine purple

Brushes: a range of sizes, 6 or 8 ranging from small round brushes to filberts 2-3 cm wide.
At least 1 flexible metal palette knife for mixing.  Don’t bother with plastic ones.
Odorless mineral spirits or Turpenoid
Coffee can or jar for solvent (with cover)
Rags or paper towels
Something to use as a palette
Canvas(es) 18″ x 24″ or so

Cost of the workshop, not including materials, is $175 + HST


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