THE ALLA PRIMA STILL LIFE

      A Workshop with Robert Strickland

Sunday, October 14th, 2018 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

 

Workshop Instructor

 The Art Gallery of Bancroft welcomes Toronto-based Robert Strickland to lead a still life painting workshop.  Robert is new to the Gallery, but has an impressive list of accomplishments, including being awarded both the Best Under 35 and the Foundation Award at the 2017 Next2 Exhibition hosted by the Toronto Arts and Letters Club (juried by McMichael Gallery, McLaughlin Gallery and Loch Gallery).   He has been awarded Chalmers Professional Development Grants by the Ontario Arts Council between 2014 and 2016.  In Toronto, he has been an active member of numerous art walks and art crawls.  Robert is also an accomplished plein air artist, being named the 2017 Best Artist under 30 by the PleinAir Salon; locally, he has led a 2-day workshop en plein air at the Egan Chutes Provincial Park.

More details are available at his website http://robertstricklandart.com/workshops.

 

Workshop Description

In this workshop, students will learn how to paint a still life from life, and the importance of observation. There will be a focus on shape, value, edge, temperature, and colour. Robert will demonstrate in the morning, students will get some insight into his process. In the afternoon Robert will come around for critiques.  Although Robert will be instructing using oil paints, students are welcome to use acrylic paints as well.

 

      “Red Peonies” by Robert Strickland

 

 

Materials

Students will provide their own materials for the workshop.  Consequently, there is no materials fee.

Paint

Titanium white

Lemon yellow

Cadmium yellow

Cadmium red

Alizarin Crimson

Cobalt blue

Ultramarine blue

Viridian

Transparent Oxide Red/burnt Sienna

 

canvas

Oil primed linen (available for example at www.raymarart.com )

 

brushes

hog bristles, long flats, assorted sizes

few soft brushes, long flats.

 

Workshop Fee and Registration

The cost of this one-day workshop is $65.00, payable to the Art Gallery by cash or cheque at the time of registration.

 

More Information

Please contact Workshop Coordinator Ingrid Monteith at (613) 334-6965 or by email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..  Or, contact the Gallery at (613) 332-1542 or by email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Contact Details

Art Gallery of Bancroft
10 Flint Avenue
P.O. Box 398
Bancroft, Ontario
K0L 1C0

Phone: (613) 332-1542
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