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Ross O'Neal Inc.

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Gert Jan Nijsse
Gert Jan Nijsse

Special Guest Instructor Gert-Jan Nijsse
Gert-Jan Nijsse of the Netherlands will be doing a week long marbling and wood graining class. Don't miss this opportunity to study with one of the Great Masters from the International Salon

Class Cost $ 1350.00

Due to the amount of individual attention given to each student by our studio Class size is limited. Register early as our classes fill up quickly. You may contact us for this class directly at 215-679-4064  or  Go directly to class signup page

A few of Gert's students

Some of their panels

Tools you will need to bring to class:
Tools for working in acrylics
Tools for oil
#10 and # 18 short pointed synthetic brush, badger blender, sea sponge, regular paint brush flat or round, synthetic spalter#40
2 marbling brushes, codtail brush, spalter 1 1/2", spalter 3", #14 long pointed brush, brecheur, chiqueteur, small white bristle brush, sea sponge, fan brush
Our studio provides all mediums, colorants, boards, lunch,coffee, tea, pastries and refreshments.
If you need any of the above tools please contact Ross for a price list.

Course outline:
 4/23 Monday Quick techniques
Morning - Introduction, who am I, where did I attend courses, what did I do with it. Etc.
Drawing the white Carrera, painting the white Carrera
Afternoon - Drawing and painting the middle oak (oil; surface;pale ocker)

4/24 Tuesday
Morning - Glazing the white Carrera, glazing the oak. Painting sea- green.(acrylics;black surface)
Afternoon - Glazing the sea-green (oil). Painting the black and white.(black surface acrylics)

4/25 - Wednesday
Morning - Glazing & veining the black and white (oil)
Afternoon - Drawing and painting first step of the feathered mahogany (acrylics surface ral nr.)

4/26 Thursday
Morning - Glazing the feathers of the mahogany (oil or acrylics), drawing and painting the white brêche,small panel
Afternoon - Starting the Breccia Violet. (Acrylics) Glazing and veining the Breche violet.

4/27 Friday
Morning & Afternoon - The (strong) yellow sienna (oil) Final; Checking all panels to see if something is missing

                                                    Gert's teacher Pauwels from West Flanders

Gert discussing techinque