Suburban Landscape Painting in Oil with Jimmy Leslie and New Winsor & Newton Synthetic Oil Brushes

June 17, 2021


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When: June 17th @ 11am (1.5hr demo)


Join Winsor & Newton Resident Artist Jimmy Leslie as he paints a beautiful suburban landscape and introduces Winsor & Newton’s newest additions to their oil painting ranges  – the phenomenal New W&N Artists’ Synthetic Hog Brushes and New Oil Paper Pad! This live-painting experience will allow Jimmy to go through some oil painting basics, as well as allowing attendees an opportunity to ask any oil-painting related questions they have. Jimmy will offer tips to help you feel confident and successful in your oil painting efforts whatever you choose as your subject. This will be an incredible presentation for artists looking to build their knowledge of oil painting brushes and surfaces, creative individuals wanting to take their first steps into oil painting, or anyone wanting to experience Jimmy’s inspiring teaching style for themselves! 




Jimmy’s Materials List

Winsor & Newton Artists’ Oil Colours in…

Permanent Rose

Cadmium Free Red Light

Winsor Lemon

Transparent Yellow

Winsor Blue Red Shade

Winsor Blue Green Shade 

Titanium White  

Winsor & Newton Liquin Original and Impasto Medium. *Jimmy will paint with the Liquin Original, but show Impasto Medium as a way to thicken paint for those who prefer a thicker viscosity.

New Winsor & Newton Artists’ Synthetic Hog Brushes in Flat size #6 and Bright/Short Flat size #1

New Winsor & Newton Oil & Acrylic Pad



Register in advance for this meeting:

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

Artist Bio

Jimmy Leslie is a painter, former college art professor and currently Resident Artist for the fine art brands Winsor & Newton and Liquitex. Jimmy directs their education program, The Fine Art Collective, and works with the W&N team on new product development. Of his personal work, Jimmy says, “I am constantly trying to achieve simplicity in my paintings which continues to be a lifelong challenge”. When teaching, Jimmy enjoys sharing the processes surrounding this challenge and seeks ways to convey information to students in a clear and concise manner which helps them overcome stumbling blocks.

To learn more from Jimmy on instagram at @TFACNA.


June 17, 2021
11:00 am - 12:30 pm