Bozzetto: painting the figure at Schoolhouse, Enniskerry, Oct ’16

Nicholas B RobinsonUncategorized

Once again Schoolhouse for Art in Enniskerry is hosting the 2 day Bozzetto figure painting workshop this month. The dates are Sunday 23rd and Sunday the 30th of October, 10.30am – 4.30pm. We’ll be working from the nude model in one pose over the 2 days, so there’ll be lots of scope to learn as much as possible. Materials needed will be:

  • a canvas (40cm x 50cm or whatever size you prefer yourself),
  • brushes,
  • odourless solvent,
  • palette (wooden preferably),
  • a palette knife
  • oil paints: (My preferred brands in brackets)                                                                                   1. Raw Umber (Sennelier or Old Holland)
    2. White (Titanium White – Sennelier or Old Holland)
    3. Yellow ochre (Sennelier, or Yellow Ochre Light – Old Holland)
    4. Red (Chinese Vermillion – Sennelier or Transparent Red Oxide – Sennelier or Old Holland or Alizarin Crimson -Sennelier or Alizarin Crimson Lake Extra -Old Holland)
    5. Black (Ivory black extra – Old Holland or Ivory Black – Sennelier)