Oil Painting with Ahuva

Course number : 110051   ID : 64692   
« back to classes page
Award-winning instructor Ahuva Shweiki will guide you step-by-step through the techniques of oil painting. Color mixing theory, composition, light and shadow techniques will all come together in a painting suitable for framing. Class is designed for beginners but experienced painters are welcome. A $5 supply fee is payable at class for the color chart and subject photograph. Estimated cost of supplies you need to purchase is $150-200, but these items will serve you for years to come.

View and download a supply list including photos by clicking here.


Class Details

6 Sessions
Weekly - Wed, Fri

Northside Learning Center

Ahuva Shweiki 



Please read:  Supply List: Oil Paints: (Grumbacher Pre-tested, Winsor Newton or Winsor Newton) Titanium White – 1.25 fl. Oz. Cadmium yellow pale Alizarine crimson Cadmium red light Burnt umber Ultramarine blue Burnt sienna Prussian blue Raw sienna Water-based Acrylic: Burnt Umber Brushes: (Any on hand to start) Filbert Lowe Cornell bristle, 122 Classics #’s 2, 4 & 6 Fan brush #6, long handle, bristle, Robert Simmons #48 Script liner, Lowe Cornell 8050 #2 Lowe Cornell 7000, size 10-0 Winsor Newton, University B #2 M. Grumbacher 4720-R #3 Bristlette Or a Prismacolor #630 round #2 1 – 1” natural bristle brush (house painting brush) Other: 1 roll paper towels Disposable palette, 9” x 12” Liquin medium by Winsor Newton Turpenoid Graphite paper (1 large sheet, 20” x 26”) Single metal cup for Turpenoid Bar of Lava soap (to clean brushes) Mixing knife – Lowe Cornell J-15 1 stretched canvas 16” x 20” Newspaper (to cover work area) Brown paper grocery bag (for trash bag) Small notebook Pencil Writing Pen Brush holder (large can) 1 Sharpie fine point permanent marker – black Paint eraser Optional: Table easel with carrying handle, Stanrite #160 Silicoil tank (for cleaning brushes) Water color palette and lid – Jack Rikerson & Co. 7” round (to save paint) Suggested Art Supply Stores: Asel 8111 Callaghan Rd Michael’s 3250 Northwest Loop 410, 2375 NW Military Dr Hobby Lobby 4522 Fredricksburg Rd, 7058 Bandera Rd Herweck’s 300 Broadway



Materials Cost:


Schedule Information

Date(s) Class Days Times Location Instructor(s)
6/7/2017 - 6/23/2017 Weekly - Wed, Fri 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM San Antonio, Northside Learning Center  Map, Room: C106 Ahuva Shweiki