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Still Life Oil Painting

Nyle Gordon

May 30-June 1

Eureka Springs, Arkansas

Appropriate for all levels.


Nationally recognized artist Nyle Gordon will be teaching a three

realistic painting from life, learning to keep brushwork expressive and painterly.  We will explore fundamentals of color mixing and address composition and still life setup. Questions and discussion are encouraged. Nyle has a casual and inclusive approach to teaching that puts students at ease. Making the rounds to individual students throughout the day will be a priority.  

Lunch and or snacks are on your own.  


Materials list:

*Easel and palette suitable for painting

*4-6 canvases.   Recommended : various sizes from 8x10 to 14x18

*Brushes-a variety of sizes of flat, round, and filbert style (bring what you have)

*Palette knife

*Minimum color palette:  (instruction will be provided using a limited palette)

Lemon Yellow, Yellow Ochre, Cadmium Yellow Medium Hue, Cadmium Red Light, Alizarin crimson, Ultramarine Blue, Phthalo Blue, Burnt Umber, Titanium White, Ivory Black. (other colors are optional)

*Paper towels or rags and a container to throw them into.

*odorless paint thinner and a small container for it

*Other optional supplies:

 oil painting medium such as Liquin

 lotion/wet wipes for clean up


​Space is limited.

​For questions,  feel free to email or call;