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Class Cost $200.00

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Product Code: 9206CL

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SATURDAY 3/24 & SUNDAY 3/25 9:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Change your approach to painting - and your idea of what a still life can be!

In this two-day workshop we will take a painting step-by-step, creating thumbnail sketches and black-and-white value studies in paint to make important decisions before moving on to the final piece. A little preparation really pays off, helping us approach our final painting with greater understanding and confidence. Working from a fun, colorful still-life, we'll talk color mixing, composition, and brushwork, and create a beautiful painting, from start to finish!

Sarah Sedwick is a local Eugene artist who teaches workshops around the country, and LOVES her oil paint. She will demonstrate each part of the process, and you'll have plenty of painting time, along with individual instruction and constructive critiques.

All levels welcome - paint with oils or acrylics. Instruction will be in oils. Water-soluble oils are not recommended.

Two-day workshop, 7 hours each day. Maximum of 6 students.

Instructor: Sarah Sedwick

For questions about class content, please email Sarah at:

Material List:
Palette - a 12x16 (or larger) disposable paper palette pad. Get white, not gray.

Palette knife – not a teeny one. You want to be able to scoop up a pile of paint with it.

Rags or paper towels (I like disposable blue shop towels, available at hardware stores)

Solvent: Gamsol or Turpenoid

2 glass jars with tight-fitting lids

Paint - I use M. Graham brand. Please include the following:

Titanium white
Alizarin Crimson
Ultramarine Blue

Cadmium Yellow (medium)

Brushes - I use Connoisseur taklon (synthetic, white bristles, red handles) but it's up to your preference. I recommend a range of sizes from #2 round, and # 4 flat.

Canvases or other painting surfaces:

One or two canvas panels, a pad of canvas paper, Arches oil paper, or any inexpensive painting surface – for studies.

One canvas – 8 x 8, 8 x10, 10 x10, 12 x 12 or similar size shape for your final painting (You can purchase these during the workshop)

A sketchbook and pencil

A standing (not table-top) travel easel. Sometimes called a french easel. I use a half-box french easel by Mabef, called the “backpacker.” OAS and the instructor have a couple of easels to lend. If you do not have one, don’t worry! If you do have one, bring it!

A TV table or side table for your palette (optional! the smaller the better)

Please plan on standing up to paint during this workshop - we may not have space for table-top easels, and standing will give you the ideal perspective on the still life. If you must sit, please bring a tall stool. Thanks!

All Students enrolled in classes receive 20% off on all Oregon Art Supply materials purchased for their class.

**For a refund on any of our classes, we will need to be notified at least two days in advance of the first class. Please contact us by phone or in person to guarantee that you get refunded for the class you are canceling. Oregon Art Supply does not keep any personal credit information on file and therefore cannot process your refund by email.

*Free parking is available on Saturdays and Sundays in the parking structure behind our store
(street level; enter on 10th).

During the week there are six metered spots on the west wall of the 10th Street Parking Garage. If you need alternate/cheaper parking, there is the Overpark garage one block from the store (enter on Oak, just north of 10th).

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