Portland, OR April 2024 Art and Soul Workshops

Workshop Details

Lora Murphy
9:00 - 4:30
Sun April 21

Portraits in Oil & Cold Wax

$ 185  


Join me for a fun and fascinating introduction to painting a Portrait with Oil and Cold Wax medium BUT without solvents! You will learn the basics and much more about materials, supports, paints, unique tools which work beautifully , expressive mark-making and building a gorgeous, luscious history! and all about working safely!
Everything you need to know to create unique and amazing Portraits using cold wax medium! An exciting and intensive workshop for all levels.
Making art with oil and cold wax medium involves a ton of experimentation You’ll learn to layer, build up, scrape back, texture, collage, and most exciting of all, experiment on your oil and cold wax pieces on wood panels and oil paper.

Materials Fee $40 in cash  paid at beginning of class includes:

my special recipe cold wax medium (solvent free )
4 cold wax metal tools to keep
Real papyrus to work on
Selection of colours, oil paints and pigment sticks

Supplies Needed  to bring for Class:

a couple of cradled PLAIN wood panels 12x12 inch (no gesso)
a trowel style painting knife (4inch),
brayer, or dough scraper
painters' blue tape, ,
anything to make texture in paint such as old kitchen implements, combs,
Stencils, stamps, mesh, corrugated cardboard pieces, tissue paper, wax paper. etc…
Freezer paper for palette,
baby wipes
paper towels,
wax paper and pizza boxes for taking home wet paintings

Lora Murphy Encaustic paint set and a selection of other paint can be purchased at https://www.fineartstore.com/p-11974-enkaustikos-lora-murphy-portraiture-micro-series-wax-snap-set.aspx