Judith Livingston

Varley Workshops 2020

Oil Pastels - Drawing & Painting in One Outline & Supply List

Course Code: 358785

Date: Sundays, March 1 & 8, 2020

Time: 1 - 4 PM

Location: The Varley Art Gallery ( Paint Studio)

Instructor: Judith Livingston

Fees:

2 Day Workshop Resident $60.50

2 Day Workshop Non-Resident $75.50

2 Day Workshop Resident Member $54.45

2 Day Workshop Non- Resident Member $68.00

2 Day Workshop Resident Senior $42.35

2 Day Workshop Non- Resident Senior $52.85

Oil Pastel is an inexpensive, versatile and vibrant medium which bridges the gap between drawing and painting.

Day 1 explores various application techniques, and surfaces, of this 'stand alone' medium. Participants will apply these techniques to their work, whether it is a landscape, still life, floral, or abstract.

Day 2  expands Day 1's concepts, incorporating other  mediums for a variety of stunning effects.  

Artist Quality Oil Pastels recommended.

Assorted papers and Extender may be purchased at the Workshop if necessary.

Supply List

 Day 1 explores various application techniques and surfaces.

·       Oil Pastels Artist Quality (if possible) Brands are interchangeable. Artist Loft too crumbly.   

          Cost is approximate. Set sizes and several brands from which to choose i.e.

         - Sakura Cray-Pas "Expressionist" or "Specialist" 12 colours  ($6.95)

         - Mungyo Oil Pastels for Artists 12 - colours (Curry's $4.00)

         - Sennelier - used by Picasso - very creamy - cost?  more than others

         - Caran d'Ache  Neopastels - tend to be expensive - $15 and up

         - Pentel ...etc

·       Q-tips, X-acto or Palette Knife

·       Paper towels

·       Pencil - and - masking tape

·       White plastic table cloth (Dollarama)

 ·       Smooth paper support - 12" x 16" or 11" x 14" or 16" x 20"

     (i.e. matboard, or illustration board or back of Dollarama canvas board)

·       Options:   (i)  bring assorted papers

                       i.e. papers for mixed media, watercolour, pastel & printmaking

                    - or -

                    (ii) *purchase Materials Package of assorted papers including white, black,

                       and coloured papers  ...etc) plus Extender  $10 - $15  at Workshop.

·       Additional surfaces will be explored (Days 1 & 2)  to show the versatility of Oil Pastels

       (Included in Materials Package or purchased separately )

·       Subject matter your choice - simple reference images or images of Impressionists' work

                                               (may borrow Instructor images)

Day 2  expands Day 1's concepts, incorporating other  mediums (and surfaces)

·       Day 1 supplies plus  -  

·       a 'tired' painting or print

·       paints - watercolour and/or acrylic - primary colours - only

·       brush - 1 round and/or 1 flat brush

·       White Posca Paint Marker or Uni-Ball ( coloured Posca Paint Markers optional)

Suppliers 

·       Curry's Art Supplies - 179 Enterprise Blvd, Markham

·       DeSerres - 9325 Yonge Street , Richmond Hill (16th Ave & Yonge)

·       Discount - The Art Supplies - 646 Major Mackenzie Dr. E. Richmond Hill (at Bayview)

·       Miscellaneous Items may be found at Wal-Mart, Michael's and Dollar Stores