PAC: Adult Drawing and Painting


Saturday, November 1, 2014
10:00 am - 12:30 pm


This class combines drawing and painting from life with a variety of subject matter, such as still life objects, clothed models and nude models. Students will learn the fundamentals of portraiture, figure and still life using oil, pastels and drawing techniques. Open to all skill levels.


NO CLASS – November 8 & December 6



Oil Painting Supplies:
9 x 12 Pad of Newsprint (preferably smooth)
Wolff’s Carbon pencils #4B or 6B (AI Friedman)
Kneaded EraserPaint: Grumbacher or Winsor/Newton – Only get Professional Grade, not
Student Grade (these brands are good quality and reasonably priced).
Palette Knife: Flat or Trowel type (must be flexible). – (For mixing paint on palette)

Palette: Wood or glass – The wood is lightweight for transporting – They come in different sizes.

Stretched Canvas: Good sizes for portraits are 14 x 18 and 16 x 20.

Oil Painting Mediums: Turpentine (Turpinoid is best for class – no smell – Bule & White can), and Grumbacher or Winsor/Newton linseed oil (cold pressed). These are used to thin the paint – to make it more liquid. Palette Cups or small glass jars with tight lids for carrying the mediums (at least 2).

Oil Colors: Titanium White (large tube – 150 ml), (the rest are small tubes – 37 ml.) Ivory Black, Ultramarine Blue, Raw Umber, Burnt Umber, Burnt Sienna, Yellow Ochre, Sap Green, Cadmium Yellow Light (Grumbacher), Cadmium Red Light (Grumbacher), and Venetian Red (Block X Brand – you can probably only get this from a catalog).

Brushes: Flats and/or Filberts – Bristle – Robert Simons – Signets good quality – reasonably priced.  Brush sizes #2, #3, #4, #6, #8 – (A good assortment to start out with).
Roll of Paper Towels or rags for wiping brushes, Etc.* If you want a good art supply catalog (the prices are much better than the stores) – Jerry’s Catalog : call toll free 1-800-827-8478 or (they carry almost everything).

Event Location and Ticket Information

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Pelham Art Center
155 Fifth Ave
Pelham, NY
Handicap Accessible? Yes

Date: Saturday, November 1, 2014
Times: 10:00 am - 12:30 pm

Ticket pricing:

- $326/ PAC Member $294 + $30 Model Fee

Presenter: Pelham Art Center
Presenter Phone: 914-738-2525
Presenter Website:

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