cold wax demo 8x16''.jpg

Cold Wax & Oils


March 11 / 2023

11 - 4 pm

Cost:  Member $130, Non-Member $145.00

Spaces Available: 14

Texture! Texture! Texture!
Learn to create an expressive winter landscape using cold wax, oils, palette knife, and catalyst tools.
Experience the expressive layering, texture, mark-making and the ability to work fast and bold.
Cold wax medium is a dense paste – it is excellent in creating a variety of textures within a painting. It
has a “short” characteristic and gives a clean break off the brush or knife, retaining the sharp peaks of

Oksana will teach a simplified approach to painting this impasto winter landscape by breaking it down
into basic shapes and values. Follow her demonstration step by step while learning the characteristics of
oil paint and cold wax. You will be amazed at what you can do with a limited colour palette and some
basic mixing. A great start for new oil painters as well as artists who want to add new techniques to their


1. Paint (based on Gamblin and Holbein oil paints):
a. Transparent Orange
b. Transparent Earth Red
c. Lavender
d. Verditer Blue
e. Indian Yellow
f. Titanium White
2. Cold wax medium (Gamblin or Dorland’s) 4 oz
3. Birch panel 8 x 16”
4. Big disposable palette
5. Sponge brush
6. Catalyst wedge #W-04 (yellow)
7. Palette knife #83 (rounded)
8. Silicone blender 1.5”

9. Suitable art clothes, lunch, drink, and your own
PPE (mask, hand sanitizer)

cold wax demo 8x16''.jpg