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Fume Free Oil Painting: Stanwood, WA

  • A Guilded Gallery 8700 271st Street Northwest Stanwood, WA, 98292 United States (map)

DATE/TIME: Two day workshop: Saturday/Sunday July 18 & 19, 10am - 4pm (with one hour lunch break each day)

LOCATION: A Guilded Gallery, 8700 271st St NE, Stanwood, WA 98292

COST: $225.00

REGISTRATION: You can register for this class through the Stanwood-Camano Arts Guild at, email them or call at 360-629-2787.


Learn to paint with water soluble oils - nearly the same as any other oil except you can use water with them instead of solvents! Angela will take you through various lessons, with a valuable take home summary each day for your personal use. 

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PAINT: Watersoluble Oil Paints (Daniel Smith or Holbein, but NOT Artisan by Windsor Newton) OR Traditional Oil Paints used with Odorless Mineral Spirits (Gamblin, Windsor Newton…) or Walnut Oil Paints (M. Graham Brand paints and mediums)

  • Alizarin Crimson (permanent, if available)
  • Cadmium Yellow, Light
  • Ultramarine Blue
  • Burnt Umber
  • Titanium Whites
  • Dioxazine Purple
  • optional: Cadmium Red, Medium
  • optional: Phthalo Blue (green shade)
  • optional: Titanium Buff or Warm White

BRUSHES: Sizes vary by manufacturer, I prefer a mix of synthetic and natural bristles for my oils - the better the brush, the easier it is to make your work look better!

  • Medium Round: about a size 4
  • Small and Medium Filberts: these are flat, with a rounded top edge. Try a couple of sizes, maybe a 2 and an 8
  • Large Flat: Get an inch or so wide brush for laying in washes of color

MEDIUMS: Make sure you’re getting water soluble oil medium if you’re painting with water-soluble oils. These can be used with traditional oil paint, but the same is not true the other way round!

  • Fast dry medium
  • optional: Oil medium (linseed oil works just fine)
  • Gesso (Acrylic based gesso is fine!)

SUPPORTS: I always like my students to try different supports, so please consider bringing in multiple types of support. Minimum: 4 supports, anywhere from 8x10 to 9x12 inches in size. Choose from this selection:

  • Stretched canvas
  • Canvas Panel
  • Wooden Panel
  • Oil Paper
  • …play with the surface you paint on!


  • Water tub
  • Palette knife (metal ones are best)
  • Palette (wooden, glass, or paper are all fine!)
  • Rags or paper towel
  • Apron or clothes you’re ok with getting messy in!
  • optional: Table easel or standing easel
Earlier Event: April 24
3-day Workshop: Good To Great!