It has been a long while since we’ve had an event in Taos. It’s great to be back and we’re really looking forward to this one with poet Sara Berkeley Tolchin. We’re going to take a break from all the news and… Read More »‘Poetry and Painting’ An Art Event at the Taos Studio
It has been a long, hot summer and the Berkeley Painting Group invites you to see the “fruits of our labor”. Come see how we have taken advantage of the mostly locally-grown produce that are depicted in paintings we have… Read More »‘The Long, Hot Summer’ Show Opening at Berkeley Fine Art Studio
Color Mixing – A Jump-Start Oil Painting Workshop for You!
July 31 — August 02, 2015
Have you ever struggled to mix the color you want? This is a painting workshop for you!
- Creating a mixing chart
- Painting a still life based using the color chart
If you are a beginner or a just like to dabble, and you want to learn more; you want to learn the basics, then this workshop is for you!
Have you ever found yourself admiring a painting and then wondering: How did they make that color? Do you ever feel frustrated while figuring out how to mix the exact color you want? Do you want a simple and easy method for mixing the correct color consistently? This is the workshop for you.
In this beginner workshop you will learn how to keep yourself organized by setting up and using your palette efficiently. You will learn exercises in creating color harmonies, use of grayscale, how to work with contrasts and color temperature.
These simple tried and true techniques will allow you more freedom in your painting process and faster results!
You’re invited to join in the fun of bringing your artistic side to life!
- Your favorite paint colors including Titanium White
- Paint box or paint pallet pad (okay)
- Primed canvas at least 10 x 15 inches (Canvas pads are OK)
- Princeton Paintbrushes, sizes 8 and 12 Flat
- Painting knives (2) small and medium size
- Roll of 1/4 inch masking tape
- Kneaded Eraser
- Gamsol odorless thinner
- Paper towels and/or rags
- Apron or smock
- Gloves, if you like
Please click the Purchase button to the right to register online.
Bring yourself and wear your apron and comfortable clothes.
About the instructor: Peggy Cotton has been a Bay Area Painter for ten years. She has been commissioned by art lovers in Boston, New York, San Francisco, Oakland, Alameda, Santa Barbara, Los Angeles, and Nassau, Bahamas. Her work has been exhibited at The Museum of Modern Art, The Art Institute of Boston, Frank Bette Center for the Arts, Aroma’s Restaurant, Alameda Towne Center, ArtWorks Studio and Berkeley Fine Art Studio.
Sign up and register online now. (Class size is limited)
Studio 40, 933 Parker Street
Berkeley, CA [map]
Use any card, PayPal optional
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A delicious cone of mango agave sorbet painted with a palette knife. Looks as lovely as it tastes! Painting measures 5″ x 4″ and is mounted on 9″ x 9″ board, ready to hang.
Irresistible chocolate sorbet! This one is painted for your ongoing pleasure. Painting in oil measures 5″ x 4″ and is mounted on a 9″ x 9″ board, ready to hang.
Sweet ice cream in a cone, just perfect in size for your favorite nook. Painting in oil measures 5″ x 4″ and is mounted on a 9″ x 9″ board, ready to hang.
Better than a cup of coffee in the morning and without the jitters: a big scoop of coffee ice cream! Painting measures 5″ x 4.5″ and is mounted on 9″ x 9″ board, ready to hang.
Have your eye on that rich chocolate sorbet! Put this one on your wall and you can look as long as you like. Painting in oil measures 5″ x 4″ and is mounted on a 9″ x 9″ board, ready to hang.
It’s agreed—everyone smiles for ice cream. Smile every day when you see this sweet treasure in your favorite room! Painting in oil measures 5″ x 4″ and is mounted on a 9″ x 9″ board, ready to hang.
It’s agreed: everyone smiles for ice cream. Smile every day when you see this sweet treasure in your favorite room! Painting in oil measures 5″ x 4″ and is mounted on a 9″ x 9″ board, ready to hang.
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Examples of commissioned paintings and portraits.
11″ x 8.5″, print on acid-free paper
Print of the popular Blue, Cool! painting.
Print is ready for your framing.
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