Joan Vienot – One Day en Plein Air, 9:00 to 3:00

Wear comfortable shoes and clothing appropriate for the weather. We will be outdoors. Bring a sack lunch.

In addition to your sketching materials, the following are suggested painting supplies:

  1. Portable easel with palette attached, or with TV tray to set palette on
  2. 2 canvases or canvas panels     (Joan likes at least 8×10, good quality canvas or linen panel)
  3. Palette to mix paints on (if disposable, tape it to a support)
  4. Brushes – a few well-shaped flats     (Joan uses Rosemary Ivory #2, 4, 6, 8)
  5. Odorless solvent     (Joan uses Gamsol)
  6. Medium (optional) and small open container for medium     (Joan uses linseed oil or Liquin or solvent-free gel)
  7. Paper towels     (Joan uses Viva)
  8. Each primary color     (ultramarine blue, cadmium red light, cadmium yellow light, common brands, artist quality)
  9. Titanium white, soft
  10. Optional basic colors     (cerulean or turquoise blue, cadmium red deep, cadmium yellow pale, transparent iron oxide)
  11. Optional specialty colors     (Joan uses Gamblin warm white, Gamblin naples yellow, and pale pink/”flesh”)
  12. Mixing knife / palette knife
  13. Apron or paint shirt and painting gloves
  14. Small trash bags. Recycled grocery bags are good.
  15. Optional for your comfort: shade umbrella, broad-brimmed hat, sunscreen, repellent, water, stool or chair if standing is difficult
  16. Carrier or open box for wet painting
  17. Optional: Frame for end-of day show-and-tell

I look forward to painting with you!

Joan Vienot, Instructor (850) 259-8394