April 02 – 03, 2019, 10 am – 1 pm

Many thanks to the artist Jens Nordmann for his workshop organized by Mirjam Martinović introducing our participants to OIL PAINTS. The basic course is part of the Studio Program at BAI | Berlin Artist Residency, Art School & Arts Incubator.

Oil paints: pigments, oils, mediums and solvents

This workshop introduces the methods used in oil paintingWe will examine pigments on their specific characteristics and application, discuss weight vs. volume and demonstratephysico-chemical properties of pigments that determine their use and appearance regardingchroma, value, transparency and opacity as well as longevity. Health and safety using pigments and solvents is an important part of studio practice. We will discuss common solvents and their properties and prepare our own medium combining oils and solvents while learning about the features of certain oils used for oil painting.” (Text by courtesy of Mirjam Martinović & ColArt – The Fine Art Collective)

All materials and tools are provided by Liquitex and Winsor & Newton.

More information on the ColArt Website.