The Louisa Gould Gallery is offering an oil painting workshop on Tuesday, August 3 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. with Christopher Pendergast.

The workshop will begin with a brief demonstration on starting a painting in oils including; set up, materials, laying out a palette, and choosing a subject matter. Blocking out space, the correct use of medium, and drawing with brushes and paint will also be covered. Attendees will then work in the materials of their choice.

Mr. Pendergast graduated from the Art Institute of Chicago. He has shown his large photo-realistic oil paintings for fours years at the Louisa Gould Gallery including a large landscape painting of up-Island in the gallery window.

The cost for the workshop is $125. The Louisa Gould Gallery is located at 54 Main Street in Vineyard Haven. To reserve a space, call 508-693-7373 or visit