Continuing Oil Landscape Painting- A Studio Workshop w/ Mike Wise
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New! Continuing Oil Landscape Painting- A Studio Workshop 
w/ Mike Wise

Date/Time: Saturday-Sunday / March 23-24 / 9 am-6 pm

Cost: 1 Day- March 23 / $195
2 Day- March 23-24 / $295

Registration: Call in, come in, or register online. 425.697.2787

Location:  Coupeville, Washington, at Mike Wise’s Studio

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Description: 
Over the years, we have had many requests from students who have studied with Mike to have a follow-up workshop. This special opportunity will be limited to 6 spots.

In this one or two-day option class, students will bring paintings they need help with, receive individual critique sessions and learn the techniques that lead to beautifully successful paintings. 

Bringing in the painting(s) they've begun since the workshop, students will be implementing the concepts and techniques they learned in their past classes. Working individually with students, Mike will build on whatever concepts each student needs help on, getting them from where they are to the next steps in their painting journey. 

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Students will also have the opportunity to view Mike's works in progress in his studio. Working through demo paintings as well, and he will talk them through examples of whatever they are struggling with or need help on.  

Homework before this workshop:

Students need to paint, whether just blocking in or going further, using the techniques they learned in past Mike Wise courses, taking their painting as far as they can until they get "stuck". 

Supply List:

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There is not a “required” supply list for this workshop. The following is a recommended list to support your goals in completing current works in progress.

You can purchase your quality art supplies at ARTspot! Registered students receive a 10% discount on all their art supplies from the time of paid registration until the last day of class. Most items on this list are available at ARTspot. Please let their staff advise you about appropriate art materials to fulfill  requirements for your class.  Artspot's Web Site

Questions about these supplies? ARTspot staff are happy to help you. Call 425-640-6408 or email at ARTspotEdmonds@gmail.com.

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Oil Colors – Good quality professional brand such as Gamblin

Required colors:

  • Mixed White (titanium/zinc)

  • Titanium White

  • Cad Yellow Light

  • Yellow Ochre

  • Cad Red Light

  • Alizarin Crimson

  • Venetian Red

  • Transparent Red Oxide

  • Phthalo green

  • French Ultramarine

  • Cobalt Blue

  • Terra Rosa

Suggested, optional colors (Mike uses the rest of these regularly, however not all will be needed for the class):

  • Zinc White

  • Hansa Yellow

  • Cad Yellow Deep

  • Cad Red Medium

  • Viridian

  • Cobalt Blue

  • Dioxazine Purple

  • Sap Green

  • Azo Green

  • Maroon Perylene

Mediums:

  • Alkyd or other medium such as Galkyd or Neomegilp
    (note: no stinky mediums or solvents allowed)

  • Odorless Mineral Spirits, such as Gamsol, in cleaning tank (Note on cleaning tank: Mike recommends the Silicoil cleaning tank or one of similar size with the wire coil inside. If the tank is too small it will continuously contaminate your mixes as your brushes will never get clean)

Brushes, etc:

  • 2 Hog Bristle flat brushes in sizes 6 & 8 (these are long-handled brushes)

  • 2 filbert brushes sizes  6 & 8 (these are also the long-handled brushes).  

  • One silicone ¼” pointed chisel end shaper

  • 1-2 smallish Rigger or liner brush for details (this is a short-handled brush)

  • 2 Painting Knives: One ¾” wide oval-shaped and one medium 2” offset triangle-shaped knife

  • 1-2 synthetic flats, ½ inch or so – Mike uses the inexpensive “Snap” brushes

Lodging:

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Lodging is the responsibility of the students. However, you can notify us by phone or email (425.697.2787; info@colegallery.net) if you would like to share your email address with other students, to work out arrangements for sharing accommodations. We have included links to some of the places to stay that are very close to the Wise Studio, including homes to rent, inns, and a nearby campground for the RV’ers.

This VRBO house is 1/2 mile from the Wise home:
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Here are some recommended B&B's and Inns in Coupeville:
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To view many other really great places to stay in Coupeville:
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Beautiful Fort Ebey State Park is 1.2 miles down the road from Wise Studio. There is camping, extensive hiking and biking trails, 3 miles of saltwater shoreline, historic WWII battlements and even a popular surfing beach. If you like to use an RV for lodging, this might be a great option for you:
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