John H Burrow

John H Burrow

Award Winning Plein~Air Artist 2018

Oil Painting Studio

Composition, color mixing, and a paint box of tricks to improve your oil paintings…

Instructor: John H. Burrow   (This is an indoor course)

2 day workshop,   9am - 1pm,  Price:  $160.


Master drawing, composition, color mixing, and brush stroke applications during this wonderful oil painting class. You will have a fully completed painting before the class is finished!

Supply List:


2 - 4 Cotton or linen canvases, or canvas panels. Size:  8 x 10”  or... 
9 x 12”  or...  12 x 16”.


Oil Paint:

Titanium white and any colours you have/like. I use: Cadmium Yellow Light or... Cadmium Yellow Medium, Yellow Ochre, Cadmium Orange, Cadmium Red Medium, Quinacradone Magenta, Alizarin Crimson, Transparent Red Oxide. Pthalo Green, Sap Green, Cobalt Blue, Ultramarine Blue, Dioxazine Purple, and yes… Black.


Portable easel/or Table Top easel…


Palette or... paper palette


Palette Knife. (Approximate 2 inches to three inches in length).


Brush Cleaning Container for cleaning brushes.


paper towels
(at least one full roll of good absorbent paper, shop towels are best)


Small plastic bags for garbage.

Brushes: I use mostly flats: 1/4 inch, 1/2 inch, and 1inch.  and one small round.  (Use Hog hair art brushes) or Silver Oil paint brushes



 Sketchbook and pencils or... Sharpie style black markers.


A selection of 5 to 10 photos of your choice to work from. ( I will bring back-up photos if required) Choose photos that have strong patterns of light and shadow in order to get the most out of the exercises. Bring any subject matter that interests you… They do not have to be landscape photos.




Call to find out where and when this class takes place 1-928-451-2742