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A Realist Approach to Drawing and Painting with Juliette Aristides

A Realist Approach to Drawing and Painting
Paint Still Life in Oil! Learn a traditional approach to still life from initial sketch to finished painting

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  • Lesson Details
Juliette Aristides
Drawing, Painting
Still life
Charcoal, Oil Paints, Pen, Pencil
3h 42m 35s

In this video lesson artist and author, Juliette Aristides walks you through a comprehensive approach to drawing and painting with a particular focus on preparatory sketches. Juliette both draws and paints a still life by moving through several clear and logical stages, starting with charcoal and finishing with oil paint.


  • Nitram Academie Fusains Charcoal
  • Shop Cloth or Paper Towel
  • Drawing Paper
  • White Chalk
  • Palette Knife
  • Artists Grade Oil Colors
  • Toned Canvas Panel
  • Micron Pen – Black
  • Stretched Canvas
  • Paintbrushes

Gamblin Oil Colors:

  • Ivory Black
  • Flake White
  • Raw Umber
  • Burnt Umber
  • Naples Yellow
  • Yellow Ochre
  • Orange Ochre
  • Olive Green
  • Burnt Sienna
  • Raw Sienna
  • Ultramarine Blue
  • Dioxazine Purple
  • Cadmium Orange
  • Cadmium Red Medium
  • Permanent Alizarin Crimson
  • Viridian
Beginner Friendly

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