Drawing & Painting

Painting in the Loper Tradition

Jan 20 – Mar 17 (9 weeks)
All Levels
6 pm – 9 pm
Instructor: Thomas Del Porte
Members: $265
Non-Members: $290
This “Loper Method” class is designed to provide students with methods and techniques taught by the late Delaware artist Edward Loper Sr. Students will learn about achieving rich color through direct observation and the use of a limited palette by painting a still life while focusing on light, line, color, and space.
Supply List
  • Wooden painter’s palette
  • Oil painting medium
  • Small cup for oil
  • #6 flat brush or bright brush
  • Vine charcoal
  • Canvas, no smaller than 16” x 20”
  • Paper towels/rags


  • Permalba White
  • Cadmium Yellow Light
  • Cadmium Red Light
  • Burnt Sienna
  • Ultramarine Blue
  • Alizarin Crimson
  • Viridian
  • Cerulean Blue