If you’ve ever been interested in oil painting but weren’t sure where to start, this is the workshop for you! Spend two days outside at Durham’s beautiful Oyster River learning the basics of “Plein Air” landscape painting with oil paint.
We will start at the beginning with an explanation of materials. We will cover how to mix your painting medium and use it in appropriate ratios at different stages in your painting, how to lay out your palette and mix your colors, how to use your brushes and palette knives to capture the effects of light in the landscape, and some rudimentary ideas about composition.
We will work outside and break for a picnic lunch each day (pack accordingly). At the end of the weekend, you will have a basic idea of how to use your oil painting tools and you will leave with your own original landscape painting.