Since its founding, Gamblin Artists Colors has handcrafted
luscious oil colors and contemporary mediums true to the working
properties of traditional materials, yet safer and more permanent.
Gamblin’s dedication to today’s oil painters extends beyond offering the
finest possible materials – they believe in sharing their knowledge so
painters can choose those materials that best support their own artistic
Understanding Contemporary Oil Painting Materials, a 90 minute Lecture Demonstration will cover the following:
Color Theory – 2-dimensional vs 3-dimensional Color Space
Color Mixing – Navigating Color Space: Gamblin’s practical approach to color mixing
Artist’s Oil Colors – Gamblin’s approach to color making
Mineral vs Modern Pigments – How to create a personalized palette of colors
Indirect vs Direct Techniques – Historical application of opaque and transparent colors
FastMatte Alkyd Oil Colors – Benefits and uses of fast-drying, matte oil colors
1980 Oil Colors – True Color. Real Value.
Painting Mediums – Choosing the right medium, including working properties and drying rates
Building Permanent Paintings – Understanding Fat Over Lean
Supports, Sizing and Grounds – How they affect color and permanence
Studio Safety – Create without compromise in a safe studio
Gamblin Artist Colors will provide each attendee with a FREE sample bag including products and literature.
About the Presenter
Timothy Robert Smith is a Los Angeles based oil painter and muralist, using observational techniques to portray a multi-dimensional perspective of the universe. Since recently graduating from Laguna College of Art and Design with an MFA in studio art, he has had two exhibitions at Copro Gallery in Bergamot Station. He currently teaches at CSU Los Angeles, where he received his BFA degree. Timothy’s artwork can be viewed at www.timothyrobertsmith.com.
Join us for a fun and interesting conversation with Kim Del Valle, Sales Representative for DANIEL SMITH Manufacturing. Have questions about our Primatek colors? Wonder where the color Serpentine comes from? How does the color Moonglow get its name or how does DANIEL SMITH tests pigments for lightfastness? What’s granulation? This is a great opportunity to learn more in a conversational and relaxed atmosphere.
The presentation will start off with the history of DANIEL SMITH
Manufacturing and the many aspects of developing DANIEL SMITH products.
You will see firsthand lab paint outs, minerals used to manufacture
colors in the PrimaTek line and more. The finale…the exciting
opportunity to sample a selection of our colors and put paint to
History of Daniel Smith
How we make our paint.
See actual lab paint outs and touch actual minerals used in our Prima-tek line.
Discuss the color chart and the great information it contains.
Put paint to paper..Allow artists the fun experience to sample many of our colors on a sheet watercolor paper
Watercolor can be one of the simplest mediums to use, but it does seem to have a mind of its own at times, giving it the reputation of being fussy and unforgiving to work with. In this four part workshop Steve Mitchell gets into the mind of watercolor and see what makes it tick. Success with watercolor depends greatly on discovering and anticipating how it reacts in real painting situations.
One of the great things about Raw Materials’ location in Downtown Los Angeles is its close proximity to world-class museums and galleries, and having access to their arts programming. One such neighbor is Hauser & Wirth Los Angeles, in the heart of the Arts District. This month Hauser & Wirth’s Family Studio Workshop takes inspiration from Mary Heilmann’s monumental mural ‘Pacific Ocean,’ directly across the gallery’s onsite restaurant, Manuela. Participants will combine watercolor paint and tape to make their own miniature murals that represent a feeling associated with Los Angeles. Finished projects will echo themes represented in Heilmann’s site-specific work, like the movement of water and California surf culture. The workshop will be led by Matt MacFarland and is scheduled for Sunday, January 27, 2019 at 12 pm.
This drop-in activity at Hauser & Wirth is free, however, reservations are recommended. Click here to register.