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Discovery! Intro to Oil Painting
w/ Angela Bandurka

Date: Saturday / April 6 / 11-5 pm

Cost: $150.00 (plus $20 supply fee, optional - see below)

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

Location: Cole Art Studio, located on the lower level of Cole Gallery. 107 5th Ave S, Edmonds WA 98020

Painting should be fun and an outlet for your creative energy, and you should feel safe to learn in an environment that is helpful and encouraging and NOT judgmental or stressful. This is the place for that! In her fun and super-helpful way, Angela will give you a great step-by-step introduction into painting with oils, helping you to feel more confident through the skills you will be practicing and the tools you’ll get to know.

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What you can expect to learn:

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  • which brands of paints work best within your budget

  • what kinds of brushes make what kind of marks, and what brands to buy

  • helpful tools to aid you in getting your drawing, values, and colors right

  • where to begin and how to move forward without getting “stuck”

  • how to layer your paint without making mud

What to expect: A cheerful, encouraging, relaxing environment

What to wear:  Clothes that can get stained

What to bring: A smile, your lunch, and your painting supplies 

Supply List:

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

Oil Paint:

  • Georgian Oil Color 10 tube Introduction Set by Daler-Rowney (or equivalent)
    Artists new to oil painting will find that this introductory set contains the appropriate colors necessary to begin experimenting. The set contains ten tubes of 22ml Georgian oil colors including burnt sienna, cadmium red hue, cadmium yellow hue, crimson alizarin, French ultramarine blue, lamp black, lemon yellow, sap green, titanium white and yellow ochre.


  • Gamsol Odorless Mineral Spirits (or, to be more earth friendly, you can use Walnut Oil instead) and a glass or metal container with lid to keep them in.

  • Glass or metal container for mineral spirits/walnut oil

  • 2 – 4oz Neo Megilp by Gamblin

  • small palette knife to use with medium

Palette: disposable paper palettes work well, but a permanent palette will keep the paints for longer - wood, plastic or glass work well too.


  • One inch sized flat brush

  • One 1/4-1/2-inch flat or filbert brush

  • One round brush, small-to-medium sized (if it has a nice point to it, size doesn’t matter too much.

Canvas: 9x12 or 11x14-inch canvas or canvas panel

Easel: Tabletop or standing easel - Cole Gallery has several of these; call to reserve an easel

Paper Towels

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OPTIONAL: Pay $20 supply fee to the instructor for use of her paints, brushes, paper towel and walnut oil. You will still need to bring a palette, canvas or canvas panel, paper towels, container for walnut oil and an easel.

Check this out!  ARTspot Concierge Service. ARTspot will personally do your shopping for you! They can set aside the materials you need, ready for pickup - they can even deliver your supplies to Cole Art Studio the day of class. Call ARTspot at 425.640.6408 for this great service. To ensure your order is filled, please order as early as possible.