Impressionistic Oils/Wet into Wet:

Jane Robertson


Two Day Workshop

Saturday March 2, 2018 and Sunday March 3, 2018

10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.


This workshop will appeal to anyone looking to adopt a fresher, more painterly style to their work or maintain their plein air skills throughout the winter season.  Following a step by step approach, you will complete at least one “alla prima” painting.  Also known as “direct” or “wet-on-wet” it refers to a method of painting in one application.  Photographs will be provided but students may also bring their own if desired.

The focus will be on oils as the primary medium and all skill levels are welcome.  Acrylic painters with some experience are also welcome.

Payment can be made be made by etransfer (, phone with credit card, or in store by cash, credit or debit.

What you can expect to learn

  • Planning a strong value structure and composition

  • Keeping your colours clean and fresh

  • Using photographs to their best advantage as a tool in the studio

Materials List

  • Easel and support for your painting

  • Painting palette

  • 2 or 3 painting surfaces (flat canvas, stretched canvas, panels etc) your choice of sizes and formats within 6” minimum and 12” maximum

  • Paper Towels or Rags

  • Odourless Mineral Spirits with air tight container for clean up.  Water container for acrylics and water mixable oils.

  • Medium of choice and container.

  • Selection of brushes sizes 2 thru 6 preferably bristle

  • Small sketch book and pencils (HB or2B and 3B or 4B)

  • Oil, water mixable oils or acrylic colours

  • Cad Yellow

  • Cad Red

  • Alizarin Crimson

  • Ultramarine Blue

  • Phthalo Blue or Cerulean or Cobalt Blue

  • Burnt Umber

  • Titanium White

  • Useful but not mandatory colours

  • Indian Yellow

  • Yellow Ochre

  • Sap Green

  • Burnt Sienna

  • Dioxazine Purple

  • Any colour you can’t live without.

Friendly Reminder: Due to staff sensitivities to fragrances, please refrain from wearing perfume to class. Thanks! 


Tel: 905-372-1313


Mon - Fri: 10am - 5pm 

Sat: 10am - 4pm


Mon - Fri: 10am - 2pm



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264 Division Street

Cobourg, Ontario

K9A 3R1

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