Explore Cold Wax & Oil Paint

July 24 - July 28


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Explore Cold Wax & Oil Paint

Explore Cold Wax & Oil Paint

This is a 5-day workshop.  Classes run 9-4pm with lunch included.

In this workshop, students will explore abstract, semi-abstract, and impressionistic styles of painting. Working both Alla prima and using layering, mark-making,  and reduction methods, the students will gain an understanding of the possibilities of the medium.

This workshop will cover materials and surfaces, tools and how to use them, colour mixing with a primary palette, opacity, and transparency, mark-making, cleaning tools, building up texture and layers, setting up your workspace, incising, scraping, and stenciling as well as making shapes and masking, using powdered pigments, pastels, oil sticks, collage and solvent reductions, and transfer techniques. Students will create a series of abstract paintings on gridded paper as well as work on cradled panels and oil paper.

This workshop focuses on the process itself – on the possibilities and how they can be incorporated into your individual artistic practice. You will understand composition styles, elements, and principles of design, and how to look at values. Through valuable feedback. participants will learn how to make their paintings stronger. There will be technique demonstrations, combined with student exploration, group discussions, and printed resources.

Whether you are new to the medium or have some experience you will gain insightful knowledge.  

Material fee includes supplies that will be provided by instructor.  See student supply list for further details.

  • Student Supply List: (Click HERE): Students are responsible for bringing the supplies listed.
  • Materials Fee: $9
  • Course Level: All Skill Levels
  • Course Prerequisites: This workshop is open to keen beginners who are up for a challenge but is more suited to painters with some experience

Price: $839

This price includes daily lunch, material fees, applicable taxes and is listed in Canadian Dollars


Patt Scrivener was born in Nipawin, Saskatchewan, and grew up on a grain farm along with her four siblings.

She works in many mediums including acrylic, encaustic and cold wax with oil. Her work includes imagery of people, landscapes, and abstraction. The layering of a variety of media offers an assortment of possibilities within her work. 


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