Free Gamblin Color Talk

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Understanding Contemporary Oil Painting Materials

Sunday Oct 13, 2019  10-11:30am

About the Lecture

This 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
Gamvar Picture Varnish – Understanding contemporary varnishes and controlling surface quality Ÿ Studio Safety – Create without compromise in a safe studio

Anna Fox Ryan has been a color expert with Gamblin Artist Colors for over a decade. Anna shares her expertise in color and oil painting materials as she presents lectures and demonstrations to artists and art institutions throughout the east coast and southwest. Past hosts have included Pratt, Parsons New School, VCU, University of Virginia, Studio Incamanatti Atelier, Moore College of Art and Design, Provincetown Art Association and Museum and many more.

Anna Fox Ryan

Anna Fox Ryan

Anna Fox Ryan is an abstract oil painter. Ryan has been an Artist Educator with Gamblin Artist Colors for ten years, and now directs The ArtHub Artist Residency in Kingman Arizona. Ryan’s personal work illuminates the natural energy of the world around and within us and is informed by her spiritual studies and practices. Ryan is from Charlottesville Virginia, and holds a BFA from Savannah College of Art and Design.