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Arts Enrichment - Water Mixable Oils Demo

  • 12/14/2021



Just Add Water! If you’ve always wanted to try oil painting but are put off by mess, supplies and fumes, discover the flexibility of Water Based Oils! Water Based Oils are just as effective, and are super easy to use in the home and for outdoor Plein Air painting.

Kristin Olson Stone demystifies the process and shows you what can be achieved in this informative, free Arts Enrichment event.

Kristen Olson Stone is a multi-disciplinary artist who primarily paints in oils.  One of her favorite mediums is Cobra water mixable oils made by Rembrandt paints. In addition to providing tips on what to bring when al fresco she will give a live presentation on the paints. 

Through a live, in-person painting demonstration, she will explain:

*How these paints differ from traditional oils

*How to use these paints with brushes and/or palette knife work

*Best practices for how to travel with oil paints

*The chemistry behind them

*Drying time

*How and when to varnish 

*Water mixable mediums

*Why use water mixable oils?


Free paint samples will be available to attendees.  To see Kristen's work, visit her website at 

or her teaching site which is

Desert Art Center Members can use the code JIANN20 to receive 20% off of any online or live workshop.

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