Painting The Clothed Figure Out Doors

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Painting The Clothed Figure Out Doors


Painting The Clothed Figure Out Doors

5 Day Out-Door Workshop On Location

Instructor: Joe Altwer

Monday August 19th to Friday August 23rd

Start time 9 am - 12.30pm

Location: A beautiful wine country private property with shade and bathroom facilities located in Healdsburg, California.

What to expect:

  • Paint the clothed figure in an outdoor setting.

  • How to handle light effects of outdoor painting

  • Drawing , color and value

  • How to simplify forms in nature and the figure

  • Process of painting outdoors

Class Description: Each day starts with a short talk about a topic or time for questions from the previous day. Then when the model arrives we begin painting. We will work on a sketch the first day and one painting the rest of the week.

Materials list:

Please bring 2x Linen oil primed panels:

9 x 12 or 10 x 14 for Day 1

And a Size: 16 x 20inches or 20 xv24inches as well **( Note: Panel is best because light will not shine through the back)

Brushes: bristle brushes in varying sizes (bring what you have)


titanium white

cadmium yellow medium

cadmium orange

yellow orchre

cadmium red light

alizarin crimson

ultra marine blue

manganese blue (not a must but it is what I use)

(optional colors: cadmium yellow light, phthalo green, transparent red oxide)

easel: any outdoor easel (RRA has a few extra out door easels but please let us know if you need one)

wood palette

medium cups

palette knife

Medium: linseed oil and odorless mineral spirits

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