3 Santa Fe WINTER OIL Painting Workshops for 2017-2018 Comments Off on 3 Santa Fe WINTER OIL Painting Workshops for 2017-2018

3 Santa Fe WINTER OIL Painting Workshops for 2017-2018

Each workshop is limited to 9 participants
EACH WORKSHOP IS 3 DAYS over a weekend, Friday through Sunday

☐ December 1-3, 2017
☐ January 26-28, 2018
☐ February 23-25, 2018
☐ March 23-25, 2018 JUST ADDED TO SCHEDULE

Enrollment for January, February and March is open at this time. These winter oil painting workshops sell out quickly.
Most artists paint in oils, you are welcome to paint in oils or the medium of your choice. i.e. pastels

For additional help with some troublesome paintings, bring 4or 6 dry unframed oils with you to the workshop.
The Handell office will help in shipping back to you your wet canvases and or your oil painting materials after the workshop

• The studio opens daily at 9AM for your convenience.
• 9:30am-noon Oil Demo
• Lunch
• 1:00-4:30pm Painting in the studio with help at the easel
• 7PM Optional dinner at a fine and fun local restaurant to celebrate as a group (individual checks please- for all dinners)

• 9:30am -noon An oil painting demo followed by Albert’s unique color theory explained and demonstrated. Always time for questions and answers
• Lunch
• 1:00 pm – 4:30pm Painting with Albert’s help at the easel
• 7:00pm Optional Dinner celebrated at one of Albert and Jeanine’s favorite restaurants featuring Southwest Cuisine

• 9:30am -noon oil demonstration using his principals of modifying colors so you can obtain beautiful and exciting color and eliminate muddy colors
• Lunch
• 1:00pm – 4:30pm Painting with help at the easel, afternoon includes individual farewell critique.
• 7:00pm  Farewell dinner


Choose which workshop you want to attend:
☐ January (1 opening)
☐ February (4 openings)
☐ March (2 openings)

Because of the overwhelming demand for working with Albert in his studio with oils an additional three day workshop
☐ December 1 -3 2017 has been added to the curriculum.

View Albert series of oil articles for the Artists’ magazine.


A $200 non-refundable tuition deposit is required to sign up for the workshop. All registrations and receipts are handled through Albert Handell office, we accept all credit cards. Studio/Office: 505-983-8373; Cell: 505-603-1524 (texting)

If paying by check please include your phone number and your email address on your check, make it out to Albert Handell and mail it out to:

PO Box 9070, Santa Fe, NM 87504

The Handell Office will email you your receipt. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact the Handell Office directly.

Actual demonstration OIL 18×24”


Santa Fe has a wide range of wonderful accommodations, which vary in price.

My first recommendation for a reasonably priced yet charming inn is the El Rey Inn. This hotel, which was built in 1973, has that special Old Santa Fe charm. Visit their website (www.elreyinnsantafe.com) or call 505-982-1931 to make reservations.
The El Rey Inn offers a 10% discount for AAA or AARP, and an “El Rey Passport” which offers a free night for every five nights booked.

Another lovely yet reasonably priced option is The Sage Inn. This hotel is located next door to a large Whole Foods store and the Railyard Arts District. Reservations can be made via their website (www.santafesageinn.com) or by phone at 505-982-5952.

For a complete listing of accommodations, please visit the Chamber of Commerce website: www.santafechamber.com.


Please bring your portable easel to paint with and in the case of inclement weather, please bring some of your favorite photographs to work from. (Albert will have a wide choice available to also choose from)

If you are flying to the workshop and need Gamsol or Turpenoid, please contact the studio and we will arrange for its purchase and we will have it for you when you arrive.
The Handell Office will also help you with the return of your wet paintings.

What Art Supplies Should the Oil Painter Bring?

If you are painting in oils, bring the colors, and the surface that you are accustomed to painting with. Albert suggests the Source Tek Panels: telephone them at 800.587.5462 or visit their website: www.canvaspanels.com. They have Claussen Linen #66 glued to light weight Birch plywood – in different sizes. They are strong and lightweight. The recommended sizes for indoor oils are 14 x 18”, 16 x 20”, 18 x 24”. Choose the sizes that you are most comfortable painting on.

A Suggested List of Oil Colors:

Mr. Handell paints large oils during the winter months in the studio. He uses Turpenoid as his paint medium, especially at the beginning, since these works are larger and call for 2nd, 3rd, and 4th painting sessions. He will then use Winsor Newton Liquin (provided in the studio), very sparingly as his paint medium. He applies paint combining both brush and palette knife applications of color.
His Oil Palette is listed below:
(your oil palette may be different, and that is fine)
Titanium White W/N (Winsor Newton)
Naples Yellow W/N
Cadmium Lemon W/N
Cadmium Yellow W/N
Cadmium Orange W/N
Cadmium Red Light W/N
Permanent Alizarin Crimson W/N
Yellow Ocher Light W/N
Burnt Sienna W/N
Viridian (Green) W/N
Cobalt Blue W/N
Ultra-Marine Blue W/N
Ivory Black W/N

Those colors are optional – bring what you normally paint with, all brands are good.

Brushes: Select your favorite brushes and palette knives – the ones that you use most often, bring them with you

A complete listing of recommended art supplies can be found by clicking the link below:

Suggested Art Supplies

View Mystery Falls (2 DVDs) painting trailer