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Oil Painting Workshop with Jimmy Miracle

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Architectural Foundation of Santa Barbara Gallery

229 East Victoria Street

Santa Barbara, CA 93101

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The Architectural Foundation of Santa Barbara is pleased to announce the opening of Color Excerpts, an exhibition of oil paintings by Jimmy Miracle. Color Excerpts highlights Miracle’s everyday wanderings around his neighborhood in Goleta and his fresh eye for color. Seeking neither picturesque nor unsightly subjects, Miracle freely paints his immediate surroundings with an open mind—landscapes, parking lots, isolated figures, and interiors.

In conjunction with this exhibition, an oil painting workshop will be led by the artist on Saturday, April 27, 2019 from 1-3pm at the Architectural Foundation of Santa Barbara Gallery.

Materials are not provided but below is the recommended material list from the artist:

Oil Paint Colors (Brands: Gamblin, Winsor Newton or something similar):

Titanium White
Cerulean Blue
Ultramarine Blue
Dioxazine Purple
Quinacrodone Red
Cadmium Red Medium
Cadmium Red Light
Cadmium Orange
Cadmium Yellow Deep
Cadmium Yellow Light
Permanent Green Light
Pthalo Green

**(Bring ANY COLORS & PAINTS you have.) NO EXPERIENCE NECESSARY. WE PROMISE!!

Note: If you are a beginner and want to paint in tone only, bring raw umber and white only.**

Accessories:
Palette Knife (no brushes)
Portable Easel
Gessoed Panel (9x12, or 11 x 14, or 16 x 20 inches)
Hand Held Palette
Plastic bag
4 x 6 inch pieces of scrap paper to clean palette knife (or paper towels)
Pencil
Jar of mineral spirits and rags to clean up

Recommended Reading:

Hawthorne on Painting by Charles Hawthorne
The Art Spirit by Robert Henri
Composition by Arthur Dow

The setting of this workshop will be the historic Acheson House built in 1904. The stately two-story home sits at the corner of Victoria and Garden Streets anchoring and “announcing” the Historic Bungalow District with prominent entries facing both streets. The house is designed in a Victorian Italianate style – a highly formalized tall, simple wood framed structure with hip roof, clad with wood siding, and with restrained detailing.

Come enjoy a fun day of outdoor painting!

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Architectural Foundation of Santa Barbara Gallery

229 East Victoria Street

Santa Barbara, CA 93101

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