The Old School Studio Old School Lane, High Street, Whittlesford, Cambridge CB22 4YS info@theoldschoolstudio.co.uk 01223 833064
The Old School Studio

Cambridgeshire based art studio offering Tutored Painting
Work-Shops, a Drop-in-and-Paint Club and Cambridge Open Studios

An Introduction to Oil Pastels

 

Start Date: 17 November 2019
Time: 10:00am - 4:00pm
With: Tim Fisher
Cost: £65.00

Overview:
Join well known professional artist and author Tim Fisher for this unique workshop on the art of painting with oil pastels. Tim has a recently published Beginners Guide to Painting with Oil Pastels for Search Press so is very accustomed to working with this media.

He will show you how to use oil pastels, including a number of unique techniques, mark making, combing with other media and exploring different surfaces to work on. The day will consist of a series of short demonstrations and plenty of one-to-one tuition.

Click here to see samples of Tim’s art.

What to bring:

Tim will have Sennelier™ Set of Seven Introductory Oil Pastel Sticks for sale on the day £10.50 (worth £14.70 if purchasing individual sticks)

  • Small set of Sennelier™ Oil Pastel – Recommended colours and codes: White (1), Yellow lacquer (74), Permanent intense red (220), Ultramarine blue (5), Black (23), violet grey (17) Green medium (45)
  • Mahl Stick or piece of bamboo ( to bridge the painting and keeps hands clear of the surface)
  • Fine Black waterproof fibre tipped pen
  • Scalpel or small sharp craft knife or penknife
  • Colour shapers sizes 2 and 6 cup chisel – firm
  • Acrylic paint: Cadmium Red Hue, Cadmium Yellow Hue, Cerulean Blue
  • 3/4” Flat Nylon Brush
  • Kitchen roll and wet wipes
  • Folder & sheets of glassine or greaseproof paper to transport work home
  • Not-so-Secret Ingredient! A large flat ice pack in a cool bag. (Tim uses one as a palette to keep his oil pastels cool & workable)
  • Surfaces – bring 1 small piece of Plywood 15” x 12” & 3 pieces of White Mount-card 15” x 15”

Note: The studio will supply easels, drawing boards and water pots

Meals:
Tea, coffee & biscuits supplied, but please bring a packed lunch

Book Your Spot:
To book a place on this workshop or for further details please contact Val Pettifer on 01223 833064 during studio opening hours, and 0777 345 1856 out of studio hours.

Payments can be made in one of the following ways:
BACS: Sort Code 20-73-26, A/C Number: 53446751
Credit/Debit Card: either face-to-face, or by phone 01223 833 064

PLEASE NOTE: ALL PAYMENTS MUST BE MADE NO LATER THAN 21 DAYS PRIOR TO THE WORKSHOP. CLICK HERE OR BOOKING CONDITIONS.

Email: info@theoldschoolstudio.co.uk for any further information


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