Oil Painting for Beginners

Ryan Weatherly is a Seattle based artist and art educator. He received his BFA from Iowa State University in 2009 and his MFA from the University of Washington in 2013. Since graduating he has continued his studio practice and has had multiple national exhibitions in Seattle, Chicago, New York and Portland. He has given visiting artist lectures at the University of Washington and Steven F. Austin University. He has taught art classes at Gage Academy of Art, University of Washington, and DigiPen Technical Institute. His work is an exploration of personality psychology and neurological studies of empathy recognition and its relationship to fractured and emotive imagery.
9:30 A.M.-12:30 P.M.
Gage Capitol Hill
  • Sketchbook
  • 2b pencil + Eraser
  • News Print Pad (optional)
  • Palette 20×20″ glass or Masonite
  • 6 oil brushes, sizes from 4-12
  • Pallet knife (small triangular trowel)
  • Rags
  • Odorless mineral spirits
  • Small jar of Linseed oil
  • Canvas pad, 16’’x20″
  • Small empty jars (one or two)
  • Paints:
    • Titanium white
    • Cadmium yellow
    • Yellow ocher
    • Cadmium red light
    • Alizarin crimson
    • Ultramarine blue
    • Cobalt Blue
    • Burnt sienna
    • Raw umber
In a step-by-step process, learn the methods of oil painting while exploring the still-life genre. Addressing the foundations of value, warm and cool relationships, and color, Aron Hart will teach methods for self-correction and problem solving.