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Olive Farrell Class Description and Bio

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Collectors say they are drawn to the paintings of Kilkenny, Ireland artist Olive Farrell because of her ability to capture glowing light. A passionate and prolific painter using both the brush and palette knife with dynamic colors creating texture, interest and depth in her paintings.. “Plein Air painting is my passion” says Farrell. “When painting on location everything you experience out there both physically and emotionally becomes a part of the painting “ Olive is represented by Kaaterskill Fine Arts Gallery, Hunter, NY Tivoli Artist Gallery, Tivoli Ny Smithy Fine Arts Gallery, Cooperstown, NY, Art on 1st Florida Pass a Grille Arts Center, Pass a Grille, Florida




Class Description : We will be exploring the fundamentals of painting: Composition, Elements of Color,

Drawing, light & form, Paint and pigment.

Painting Supplies:

Odorless Turpentine,& Odorless mineral spirits, paper towels

Artist Quality Oil Paints: any brand, I use Utrecht Oils, Winsor Newton, Rembrandt

Titanium White or Zinc White

Lemon Yell

Cad Yell Pure

Transparent oxide yell( Rembrandt)

Alizarin Crimson

Permanent Ultramarine blue

Phalo Green

Ivory Black

Extra colors that you Love and can’t live without ( I have a few)

Utrecht brushes:

Flat or filbert brushes, Sizes:4, 8, 10, and a 1 inch cheap brush

Pallet Knife

Canvas or Board:

Size: 8×10, 11×14, 12×16, enough for the week

portable Easel / standing or table Easel