Oil Painting 101: Painting Landscapes with Kelly Baskin




FREE per person


1h 30min

About This Experience

Join Kelly for an informative demonstration where you will be provided with the tools you need to paint landscapes in oil confidently! In this demonstration, Kelly will discuss the fundamentals of painting with oils and share her tips and tricks on how to approach and develop your work. You will learn to study colour from an image, use colour and composition to your advantage, paint with a limited palette, use different brush shapes, select materials that work best for you, and much more! Use Kelly’s photograph as a reference, or bring your own!

Reference Pictures 

  1. Original photo - Click Here

  2. Desaturated and defocused photo -Click Here 

Whether you are using your photograph or Kelly’s, please print one original image and two black and white printouts to reference.


Oil Paint Colours: Cadmium Yellow, Cadmium Red, Ultramarine Blue, Titanium White, Burnt Umber, Black

Princeton Aspen Brushes: flat 6 and round 2

Princeton Imperial Brushes: Fan 4

Princeton Velvetouch Brushes: Liner ¼”, Chisel Blender 4

Arches Oil Paper Pad 9x12”

Canson Palette Paper 12x16” 

Palette Knife

Odorless Mineral Spirits

Pencil and Eraser

Rags or Paper Towel

Optional:  Rubber Gloves and  Ruler


Opus Virtual Demo Common Q&A - Click HERE


About Your Host

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Kelly Baskin is a Professional Artist based out of Toronto, ON. Baskin graduated with an Honours Bachelor of Fine Arts degree with a minor in Art History from Queen’s University. She is currently working as the Fine Art Educator and Professional Artist for a FILA Group- Dixon Ticonderoga ART ULC, representing some of the world's leading Fine Art brands, including Canson, Strathmore, Arches, Saunders, Bockingford, Daler-Rowney, Princeton and Maimeri.

Website: kellybaskin.studio
Instagram: @artbykellybaskin