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Impasto Winter Landscape Cold Wax and Oils
Impasto Winter Landscape Cold Wax and Oils

Sat, Mar 11


Leduc Arts Foundry

Impasto Winter Landscape Cold Wax and Oils

with Oksana Zhelisko $130 members / $145 non-members

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Time & Location

Mar 11, 2023, 11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Leduc Arts Foundry, Leduc Recreational Centre, 4330 Black Gold Dr, Leduc, AB T9E 3C3, Canada

About the event

This workshop occurs on a single date:

March 11 / 2023

11 am - 4 pm


  • Member $130.00
  • Non-Member $145.00

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 impasto.

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 repertoire!


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)

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