Please note:

This course has a THREE-hour or FOUR-hour option.


In this class we will focus on the alla prima technique of painting the still life.  Composition and lighting will play an important role to our set-ups, as well as the practical understanding and conceptualizing of light as it falls over objects.

Materials List:

Please bring fresh fruits, vegetables, flowers, etc, for each new still life set-up.   Painting living things ensures that you paint them quickly!  

Dale’s Palette (optional):

Lead White
Kings Blue Light
Yellow Ochre
Raw Umber
Venetian Red
Red Umber
Alizarin Crimson
Ivory Black
Green Umber

Click below for a pdf of standard oil painting materials.