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Beginner Oil Painting without the use of solvents *DAYTIME

Spirits of Haida Gwaii 2016- Andrew Cheddie Sookrah

It is possible to create terrific oil paintings without the use of solvents!

Learn to paint with oil paints without the worry or hassle of using solvents. Find out how to use different techniques to support or develop your style when using this dynamic and versatile medium.

Materials List:

All of the below items can be purchased at ARTiculations store, First class materials supplied by ARTiculations.

Please bring all materials each week to class:


Titanium white, Zinc White, Carbon Mars Black, Paynes Grey, Lemon Yellow, Naples Yellow, Cadmium Red, Ultramarine blue, Cobalt Blue, Pthalo Blue Red Shade, Burnt Sienna, Burnt Umber, Purple. Terre Verte, Sap Green.

Variety of brushes

A variety of flats and rounds in different sizes.

Other items

Palette, pencil, erasure, paper towels or shop cloths.

Small glass bottle or other container with lid to start the process of cleaning brushes.


Gessoed stretched canvas or wood panels, or canvas pads.



Sookrah is a raw colourist whose free brushwork is confident and powerful. His strengths can be seen in his strong sense of design, exquisite use of effective composition, confident presentation of bold colours… and in his figurative and portraiture work, his capturing the essence of the human spirit. His is a masterful expression of the unity of nature.

Andrew Cheddie Sookrah teaches painting in watercolour, acrylic and oil