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Oil Painting Workshop

In this introduction to oil painting, we will discuss best practices in paint, medium and ground selection as well as color mixing, cleaning, maintenance, safety and application of oil paint. Participants will be led through the steps of creating an underpainting, layering and adding finishing detail.     


Participants should bring:

  • Set of oil paints*
  • Brush set (be sure it can be used with oils)
  • Palette knife for color mixing
  • Painting surface, canvas or panel, any size
  • Small glass jar with a watertight lid
  • Optional:-Painting reference

*Any oil painting set will work; these are just a few options priced at blick.com:

  • Blick Studio Oil colors set of 12 – $22
  • Gamblin 1980s Set – $35
  • Gamblin Artist Oils introductory set – $70


  • Ages: 12-Adult
  • Time & Date: 9am-Noon Sat, 6/25/22-7/2/22
  • Instructor: Nathaniel Record
  • Location: Room 202
  • Tuition: $60

Advance registration required by Friday, 6/17/22.


Jun 25 2022


9:00 am - 12:00 pm


Woodlawn Arts Academy
3807 Woodlawn Road, Sterling, IL



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