This class will cover the basics of a good painting in any medium. The instructor will demonstrate in oils and pastels. (Students may select his or her medium.) Design, balance of color and temperature, depth through gradation in color and value will be emphasized. Students may work from the instructor's still life setup or bring a landscape photo of his or her own. The Instructor will supply still life set-ups. If you prefer to do a landscape please bring your own photos.
Supply List - Pastels
Canson neutral colors – no bright colors
If you are used to working on a sanded ground, bring what you
are comfortable with.
Board to clip and hold your paper. (Foam core will work)
Good supply of pastels
Small trash bag
SUPPLY LIST - OIL PAINT
Cadmium Yellow Light
Cadmium Yellow Medium Grumbacher
Cadmium Red Light
Canvas Board 9x12 or 11x14
Turpenoid (odorless turpentine)
ABOUT THE INSTRUCTOR
Janice Hamilton is a well-known Dallas artist who enjoys the influence of light and color using both oils and pastel.
Using her degree in education, she has taught in both public schools and Continuing Education classes for Richland and Brookhaven. She has given programs and taught workshops for numerous Texas art organizations and has judged many art shows, including the Dallas Business Community for the Arts, Richardson Art Societies Youth Show and TAPPS.
She has won numerous awards, has had one-woman shows, is a signature member of Associated Creative Artists (ACA), the Pastel Society of the Southwest (PSSW) and Texas and Neighbors Regional, and has been named as one of the “Master Pastel Artists of the World” in the International Artists Magazine.
Janice is past president of both ACA and PSSW.
Tuesdays 1:30 PM - 4:00 PM
1/31, 2/7, 2/14, 2/21, 2/28, 3/7
3/28, 4/4, 4/11, 4/18, 4/25, 5/2
Cadmium yellow medium (Grumbacher) Cad
Brushes several sizes
*Michaels has some very reasonably priced brushes that will work