Fundamentals of Drawing and Painting in Oil

Fundamentals of Drawing and Painting in Oil

Mon, Jun 1 | 6:00 PM Mon, Jul 20 | 9:00 PM
Art Students League of Denver, Denver

Program Description

This workshop is designed for students to help improve drawing skills in order to create beautiful paintings.
Referencing drawing and painting techniques of the Old Masters, we will demo and learn the most important elements needed to create successful oil paintings. The first half of the workshop will focus on drawing, and the second half will be devoted to transferring your drawing into a fabulous oil painting.

Required Supplies

  • Drawing Board approx. 16×20
  • Sketch Book and newsprint paper
  • 2B and HB and H graphite pencil
  • Masking Tape
  • Cutter knife for sharping the pencil
  • Sand paper
  • Knitting needle
  • Canvas size 11×14” OR ANY SIZE
  • 100% Odorless Mineral Spirits
  • Jars with lids (for cleaning brushes)
  • Palette Knife
  • Medium Cups at least 2” wide and 1” deep, metal with large opening
  • Paper Towels
  • -Bright/Flat (synthetic hog hair, size:1-2-4-6-8-10-12 or 20). I recommend Dakota from Meininger or Master Touch from Hobby Lobby)
  • -Rounds sized 2″ and 4”
  • Titanium White
  • Cadmium Yellow
  • Cadmium Red
  • Alizarin Crimson
  • Viridian green
  • Ultramarine Blue
  • Mars Black Recommended (but not necessary)
  • Ivory black
  • Yellow Ochre
  • Raw umber
  • Burnt Umber

Instructor(s)Ali Alzobaede

Born in Iraq, Ali Ghassan Al-Zobaede is a classically trained painter. He was an instructor at Babel University and Al-Koufa University in Iraq. He is the co-founder of the ‘Free Atelier Group.’ Ali has worked with theatre companies in Iraq to design and build set designs. Ali teaches private lessons in painting and drawing. At ASLD, he teaches workshops in sculpture, painting and drawing.



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