Landscapes from Photographs

Rossmoor Art Association
Rossmoor, Walnut Creek, Studio One
Fridays 12:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Upcoming class Nov. 3rd – Dec. 15th, 2023

Visit for current classes. Register online or send a check for the member or guest rate, payable to RAA Class Enrollment, 1966 Tice Valley Blvd, #278, Walnut Creek, CA 94595. Note on the check: “Tarzier landscape class.” Include name, address, and email address to receive a materials list and class information via email.

Materials List for Painting Classes

Supplies are suggested. If you cannot get supplies for the first class meeting, bring in the closest match you have.
Gamsol odorless thinner.
Small container for medium (mini jam jar for example)
Oil paint colors:
Alizarin crimson or Cadmium Red Deep
Cad Red Light
Cadmium Yellow Light
Cad Yellow Medium
Ultramarine blue
Thalo Blue Red Shade
Titanium white
Medium – M. Graham walnut alkyd medium or M. Graham Walnut Oil, or Linseed Oil
Turpenoid Natural (citrus cleaner)
Silicoil brush cleaning container
Canvases or canvas-coated panels. Blick Art Supplies or Internet suppliers – Source-Tek, Raymar, Wind River Arts, any size from 6 * 8 to 16 * 20
The best brushes I know of come from Rosemary & Co, UK, sample list:
Ivory Long Flats 2, 4, 6, 10
Series 276 (filberts) #2, 7, 10/ Series 105 (fans) #2, 6, Series 274 (brights) #5, 7, 10,
If you are buying local – two soft bristle Brights approx. ¼”, 1/2″ across at the top, soft bristle filberts, 2 of them different sizes under 1/2″ across, 2 larger
Razor blade paint scraper (hardware store)
Plastic or glass Palette
Plein air easel or Pochade box easel.
Color wheel
Hand mirror
Sketch pad – 5” by 7” or larger
Roll of paper towels, soft ones

Reading List
“Oil Painting Secrets from a Master,”  Linda Cateura, based on lectures by David Leffel, 1995
“Daily Painting,” Carol Marine