Painting the Figure in Oils instructed by Geoffrey Klepeis

Tuesdays 1-3:30pm

6 classes: January 2021

* Price includes fees for live models


Join instructor Geoffrey Klepeis for afternoon oil painting from a live model. Using live demonstrations, as well as one-on-one instruction, students will gain understanding of the classical contemporary method, and bring the model to life on their canvas!


Students will learn about materials and painting application methods, as well as anatomy, light and classical theory to help create beautiful, living, classically graceful figures.


Students are welcome to keep their supplies simple, with a monochrome palette, or the Zorn palette (yellow ochre, ivory black, vermilion or Cad red light, and titanium white. However if you want to expand into a full palette the list is available. Bring what you have, and we will begin learning!




 Oil medium and solvent will be supplied.


Full Palette:

Ivory Black

Titanium White

Raw Umber

Transparent Red oxide (mussini)

Yellow Ochre

Alizarin Crimson

Brillian Pink (old holland)

Cadmium Orange

Cadmium Red

Naples Yellow

Naples Yellow Reddish

Camium Yellow

Sap Green

Cadmium Green

Ultramarine Blue

Kings Blue Light (Old Holland)

Violet Grey (Old Holland)



A selection of Rounds and Philberts, for use on smaller size paintings. Philberts about 1/4" to 1/2", rounds about 1/8'" to 1/4".



-4-5 portrait grade painting surfaces, (boards, loose canvas, or primed paper), around 6 x 10" to 8 x 14" (a few coats of sanded golded gesso works great)


-Wooden or glass palette

-Solvent Jar/brush cleaning jar

-Small glass jar for medium (baby food jar works, they also sell small jars at art supply stores)

-Paper Towel Rolls

-Wooden dowel (Mahl Stick)

Painting the Figure in Oils with Geoffrey Klepeis

C$420.00 Regular Price
C$350.00Sale Price
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