Livvy Stainer workshop September 10th 2022

Painting A Still lIfe in Oils

Explore the amazing and versatile qualities of oil paint with Livvy! Read more about Livvy and her work at

With demonstrations and working from a still life we’ll be looking at the fundamentals of oil painting including : 

Materials, solvents, creating an underpainting,  Values- darks, lights and midtones,

Colour theory, temperature and colour mixing using a limited pallet

Additive and subtractive painting

The session is suitable for intermediate and beginners.


You will need to bring the following materials

Low odour mineral spirits/ Turpentine/white spirit 

Pallette or disposable paper palettes

Pallette knife

Stretched canvas/canvas board/primed panel 

Paint brushes:  size 2 for detailed work, size 6 for broader strokes ( I have extra brushes I could bring along too)

Kitchen roll/old rags


Oil paints, useful colours are : Cadmium red, lemon yellow, ultramarine blue, lamp black, titanium white, yellow ochre, raw sienna

Venue Liss Triangle Centre 10am-4pm. You will receive more information after you have booked.

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