Wednesday, April 6, 2016

2016 Workshop: 5 days with Jon Houghton

 Join Jon while he's determined to help you reach the later stages of portrait painting by inviting you to paint one model for five days. This extended workshop is designed to bring you to the finishing phase of painting an oil portrait. He will review other techniques used earlier in the process, such as flesh tone color theory, mixing color palettes, and the use of values, to help you reach the finishing stages.

Dates: Mon-Fri, April 25th thru April 29th
Time: 1pm-4pm each afternoon
Cost: Non-members: $450, Members: $300
Where: 909 E. New Haven Avenue   
To reserve your place, please make out your check to TASGOB, and send payment to:
     Jon Houghton Workshop c/o Peggy Rank
     548 Rio Pino N
     Indialantic, FL 32903

Questions? Contact Peggy!
     phone: 321.698.3778

If the workshop is full, your check will be returned. If you decide to cancel your reservation after April 15, there will be a $25 cancellation fee.

Easels and side tables are provided. Supplies to bring:

Oil Paint

  • Cadmium Red light 
  • Burnt Sienna 
  • Yellow Ochre
  • Raw Sienna
  • Raw Umber
  • Burnt Umber
  • Black
  • White
  • Alizarin Crimson
  • Sap Green
  • Cadmium Yellow M

Brushes - Bring brushes you like.  Jon recommends an assortment of sizes in filberts and flats and prefers Silver and Robert Simmons brands. 

Thinner - FRESH odorless Mineral Spirits of artist's quality, such as Gamsol or Mona Lisa. No "citrus" scented stuff or turpentine please.

Wooden or glass with a grey backing are recommended.

Painting surface
A panel, canvas board or canvas in either size 11 x14 or 16 x 20 is recommended. If your chosen surface is not pre-primed, please apply your primer at least 2 days ahead of time.

Paper towels or rags, palette knives, and anything else you like to use.

Snacks the Instructor likes are always appreciated!

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