Exploring Oil Painting with Stephanie Reisch with Stephanie Reisch

Build an oil painting, from under–painting right through to finish glazes in this course. Be guided through exercises to improve your skills and develop your own projects. Learn a range of traditional and contemporary techniques from artist Stephanie Resich.

What to bring:-

  • Oil paints: The Basics: Titanium White, Ultramarine Blue, Lemon Yellow, Alizarin Crimson, Burnt Sienna Recommended - Titanium White, Burnt Sienna, Alizarin Crimson, Lemon Yellow, Cadmium Yellow Deep, Raw Umber, Ultramarine Blue, Phthalo Blue, Phthalo Green, Lamp Black Optional- Cadmium Red, Violet Deep, Black, Burnt Umber, Raw Sienna, Paynes Grey (Recommended brands Art Spectrum, Langridge or Gamblin)
  • Recommended Brushes: Westart K series #4, #8 and #12 (round or bright)
  • Recommended Brushes: Westart White Nylon Brush Set of 5 - Purple
  • Disposable palette pad or wooden palette
  • Art Spectrum Painting Medium No.1 (100ml is fine)
  • Palette knife
  • A3 Art Spectrum Oil Paper Pad
  • Masking tape
  • Small glass jar with lid
  • Cotton rags x 2
  • An old shirt or apron


Please note, COVID restrictions may apply at the time of this course. By enrolling, you agree to abide by the restrictions at all times while onsite. Please visit the COVID Safe page on our website to read the most up to date information or visit wa.gov.au.

Building Access:

FAC is a heritage listed building with access limitations. If you have any special access requirements, please contact reception on 9432 9555 before enrolling in a course.

Students with Special Requirements:

If you or the person you are wishing to enrol has special requirements, please contact Reception on 9432 9555 or email ArtsCentre@fremantle.wa.gov.au to discuss suitability and how we can help.

Roof Works:

FAC are currently in the final stages of a long-term project to refurbish, repair and protect one of the City’s best loved heritage buildings. For more information, please head to: Roof Restoration - Fremantle Arts Centre Heritage Building (fac.org.au), please direct any questions about the roof works to: info@fremantle.wa.gov.au

Tutor Stephanie Reisch

Born in Belgium and based in Perth, Stephanie Reisch is an interdisciplinary artist, curator, researcher and arts educator. Her practice references prehistory and natural phenomena through drawing, painting, sound and digital media.

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