Reisha Perlmutter

Dates / 04.07. - 05.07.
Time / 1 - 7pm
Price / 690€
Students & Seniors / 50% off / 345€

Benjamin Eck Projects

Müllerstraße 46a / München

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Painting the Figure in Oil

This workshop will introduce techniques of painting the figure with oil paint.

Day 1

Introduction to color, form, light and space. The morning will be compromised of quick charcoal gesture drawings of the body in different poses.

Afternoon we will begin a painting of the figure with a limited palette.

Day 2.

Full day long pose with the figure.

Morning session will focus on establishing the form in space, weight and value in the painting.

Afternoon will focus on details, understanding balance, and finishing the painting

Materials to bring:

Charcoal (assorted)

Large drawing pad (newsprint is the most economical)

Kneaded eraser

3 medium varied sized canvases. approx. 16”X20” - 18”x24” (sizes of your choice)

oil paint:

titanium white

cadmium lemon yellow

cadmium red light

alizarin crimson

ultramarine blue

manganese blue hue

sap green

burnt umber

yellow ochre

optional colors:

indian yellow

quinacridone red, or carmine

manganese purple

cobalt blue

can dyke brown

assorted brushes


odorless mineral spirits and glass container


The workshop will have one wildcard spot, which will be free attendance for an artist unable to afford the class. Reisha and the gallery team will review submissions and choose one promising artist. You can apply for the wildcard by sending three of your artworks by email to /