Acrylic & Oil Paintings

Teacher: Alice Leggett

Create your unique vision on canvas! Learn color mixing, brushwork, expression and more.  I'm a professional fine artist specializing in portraits and landscapes, and I've been teaching for many years. 

Bring your paints, brushes, canvas, and either an existing project or start a something new!

  • Palette: Masterson palette box, Grey Matters palette paper, Odorless Mineral Spirits, Jar with lid for mineral spirits, Liquin or Linseed Oil or Neo Megilp or Walnut Alkyd Oil, Paper Towels (Viva), Art Box to carry everything.
  • Brushes: S, M, L Flat ; S, M, L Filbert; S, M, Round.
  • Paints: Titanium White, Cadmium Lemon (or Light), Cadmium Yellow Medium, Cadmium Red Light, Alizarin Crimson, Ultramarine Blue, Cerulean Blue, Viridian (green), Sap Green.
  • Optional: Permanent Rose (or Quin. Magenta), Phthalo Blue, Phthalo Green, Chromatic Black (Gamblin).
  • Canvas: 16x20 is a medium size. Select your source photo and decide which size canvas you want. I will help you with cropping and composition.


  • Palette: Sta-Wet palette pox with sponge and paper, or a white plastic palette with an airtight cover that allows you to peel the acrylic off. Water container with lid (no disposal in plumbing is allowed), Acrylic Medium, paper towels, Art or bag to carry everything.
  • Brushes, Paints, Canvas: See above.

Questions:  714-356-6077


Oil or Acrylic Painting

Tuesday, Friday or Saturday 9am-12pm

Wednesday 5pm-8pm

Classes are $20 per session.

Special event workshop


Some months, Alice offers a Portrait Class on a Sunday. Times vary.

Bring a photograph of someone you would like to paint, and I will help you create a painting in oil or acrylic! You can also do a pet portrait.

You will learn how to see the proportional relationships of the features that will help you get a likeness. 

Mixing the right colors for skin tones, you will understand the importance of value, intensity, and contrast. Most of all, have fun!

Check Special Events for the next Portrait Workshop.

Cost is $20 - Class length is 3 hours.