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Sat, Feb 17



Oil pastels with Jill Paris Rody

Learn how to create light and texture in flowers and foliage with oil pastels.

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Oil pastels with Jill Paris Rody
Oil pastels with Jill Paris Rody

Time & Location

Feb 17, 2024, 9:30 AM – 12:30 PM

Courtenay, 4058 Haas Rd, Courtenay, BC V9N 9T4, Canada

About the event


Jill Paris Rody Instructor 2024

We will be learning to use Oil Pastels to paint Flowers.

If you have a favourite Floral Photo, or want to bring cut flowers, please do so!

I will also bring samples of OP floral paintings, and Photos to share.


(***IMPORTANT to have the following background work prepared prior to class!, as we only have a few hours to work.)

*Painting Surface 8x10:  2 pieces of Watercolour Paper, and 2 pieces of Canvas -taped w/ painters tape onto a hard surface….

One piece for your painting and one piece for experimental mark.  We will compare the results of different surfaces.

Using a large brush, pre-paint with ACRYLICS, the background of your painting surface a “light to mid-value” of Rust, Orange, or Pink -your choice.  This is primarily just to cover the White!

*Person oil pastel sticks of choice, at least 12 colour set


*porcelain saucer for odourless thinner (jar lids also works)

*HB pencil

*white vinyl eraser


*T-shirt Rags for blending (this is non-linty)

*Small palette knife or small clay scraper for lifting excess

*Plastic gloves

*Baby wipes for hands

*Dedicated brush for Oil Pastel …1/4” flat


  • Oil Pastel Florals

    refreshments served

    From CA$45.00 to CA$55.00
    Sale ended
    • CA$55.00
    • CA$45.00



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