Term 4 – Introduction to Oil Painting (Sat 9.30am)

Term 4 – Introduction to Oil Painting (Sat 9.30am)

$345.00 inc. GST

Lecturer: Seirian Kitchener

Sat 7 Oct – Sat 11 Nov  9.30am – 12.30pm 

Level – Beginners

This course introduces a complete beginner to the essential principles and practices of oil painting. It is also suited to participants that have completed Oil Painting Fundamentals previously, as different techniques will be covered. The course includes instruction on materials, methods of paint application and insights into key elements of tone and colour. In a supportive atmosphere participants will make a tonal study, start a colour wheel and paint two simple still life arrangements.

Materials required:

Oil paints:
Titanium White*
Ivory Black*
Cadmium Red Light
Alizarin Crimson
Cadmium Yellow Med
Lemon Yellow
Ultramarine Blue
Phthalo Blue

Flat or Bright stiff synthetic bristle brushes sizes 2, 4, 6, 8. *
At least one Filbert stiff synthetic bristle brush in a size 4 or 6. *
(An approximation of these brush sizes will be acceptable.)

Oil Painting Medium(s):
Odourless solvent 500mls (Gamsol or Langridge Solvent 75 recommended). *
A medium with fast drying properties such as Art Spectrum Liquol Medium no. 4 100mls or Winsor & Newton Liquin 75mls

1-2 sheets A3 oil sketch/canvas paper (a larger sheet cut to size is also acceptable).*
One 16”x20” (40x50cm) and two 12”x16” (30x40cm) canvas boards.

Chroma Incredible Brush Cleaner 250mls (or a similar brush soap for cleaning and conditioning brushes).*
A3 disposable palette.*
A small-medium palette knife. *
2 small-medium glass jars with lids. *
A HB graphite pencil. *

Paper towel and/or soft t-shirt or cotton rags*
Glad Wrap (or equivalent cling film).

*Asterisk indicates the materials that will be required for the first class.

For all your material needs and advice, Central Artist Supplies is located next to our Administration Office at 7 Mulberry Road, Glenside.
Hours: Monday – Friday 8.30am-4.00pm, Saturdays 9.00am-12.30pm (9.00am-2.00pm when short courses are running). Phone 08 8271 6912. Email mail@centralartistsupplies.au

Seirian Kitchener is an early career artist working on Kaurna Land, Adelaide, South Australia. She graduated from Adelaide Central School of Art in 2015 with a Bachelor of Visual Art (Honours).
Kitchener’s practice embraces traditional oil painting, and while this pursues a high level of technical skill in classical realism, her paintings seek to push beyond tradition into contemporary methods and concepts. She uses self-portraiture to explore internal experiences and how these reflect the world around her. Her self-portraits quietly observe themes in her own life that may, in turn, reveal collective tensions currently at play.
Seirian Kitchener has been actively exhibiting within South Australia since graduating in 2015 and currently works out of praxis ARTSPACE Studios in Bowden.

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