Oil Painting with Lyn Boyer - 3 days

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Oil Painting with Lyn Boyer - 3 days


SOLD OUT! Plein Air – The Joy of Observation!
Developing your personal path: the problem, the practice and the performance.

Plein Air Oil Painting with Lyn Boyer
3-Day Workshop: Thurs. Oct. 4 - Sat. Oct. 6, 2018

Please note that workshops take place both indoors and outdoors, weather permitting.

The workshop will be tailored to meet the needs of the particular group.  Each group and each student is unique!  My goal will be to help you find your ‘next step’ whatever level you’re at. To bring more clarity to your work and to learn to paint with intent. To continue the journey from ‘painting’ to becoming a ‘painter’.

I will be doing a demo start to finish - explaining my thought process for each step - aiding you in developing a personal methodology that will work for you. During the demo we’ll touch on a variety of subjects - drawing, design, value, color, harmonizing your painting, materials and brush and paint handling. We will discuss how to approach your creative process – concept, scene selection and preparation. And most importantly - how to develop the mindset of ‘practice’ that leads to successful ‘performance’. The last two days of the workshop will be devoted entirely to painting. Every student receives a 30-minute block of one-on-one, focused instruction on both painting days. Other students will be welcome to step away from their easels and listen in quietly or spend the time working on their own paintings.

Click here for more info on Lyn!

Keep in mind, you may be in the field most of the day. You will want to bring plenty of water, a lunch, sunscreen, comfortable shoes and shade if possible!

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The supply list is just a suggestion. Supplies are expensive so don’t feel you need to go out and replace all of your equipment! The list is what I use and will be demonstrating with. It will be easier to do the exercises if you can bring supplies that are somewhat similar. These are my personal preferences. The only things I’d like you to bring verbatim from the list are the items under the ‘SKETCHBOOKS AND MARKERS’ section. We’ll do some of our most important studying using these. “Start strong end strong!” Looking forward to a great three days with you in beautiful Moab!   - Lyn

Contact Lyn with questions about the class:  lyn@lynboyer.com


Centurion Deluxe Oil Primed Linen Panels
3 - 8x8
2 - 9x12
Wet Panel Carriers (I like Raymar and Panel Pak)


  • Strathmore 400 Series
    - 7”x10” hard-covererd Field Drawing sketchbook
    - 4”x6” soft cover, top spiral bound sketch pad
  • Prismacolor Premier double ended chisel markers:
    - Cool Gray: 30, 50, 70, 90 and black
  • Pen for note-taking
  • HB mechanical pencil for sketching


Use whatever brand of easel and tripod you’re used to and prefer. My personal favorite is Josh Been’s - Daytripper.


Gamblin Oderless Mineral Spirits & Container / brush washer
M. Graham Oils (except where indicated:

  • Titanium White - 50Z. (M. GRAHAM or GAMBLIN)
  • Ivory Black
  • Cad Lemon (GAMBLIN)
  • Cadmium Yellow
  • Cadmium Orange
  • Cadmium Red Light
  • Alizarin Permanent (GAMBLIN)
  • Ultramarine Blue
  • Cobalt Blue
  • Manganese Blue Hue (GAMBLIN)
  • Transparent Red Oxide


  • Rosemary Ivory Long Flats - long handled: 2,4,6,8 10,12
  • Blick Palette Knife Style 4 - 3/4 in x 2 1/16 in.
  • Double ended rubber wipe out tool


  • Gloves in a Bottle Shielding Lotion
  • Paper Towels - Viva Select-a-size
  • Lightweight chair
  • Hat
  • Umbrella - BestBrella - white (I try to not use an umbrella)
  • Neutral colored shirt/jacket
  • Sunscreen
  • Gray Scale And Value Finder Card
  • View Catcher
  • Single edge blade paint scraper for cleaning palette
  • Small garbage bags
  • Water bottle
  • Snacks!