Introduction to Oil Painting


A short course packed with skills and information,  including all materials (reduced fee if you bring your own materials).


Suitability: Beginners / Refreshers.


This course introduces a systematic approach to oil painting, enabling the student to understand the technique of the masters and develop their own style.



Topics Covered Include:


Palette Management

Tonal control

Mark Making

Planning a Painting

Understanding Oil Paint and Painting Mediums


Different approaches to completing an oil painting

Work from still life and selected material with exercises to introduce each topic.


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Next Courses



Now Booking: Weekend Introduction To Oil Painting course: this course is comprised of four three-hour sessions on the following dates:



Weekend 27/28 July course:


Session 1: Saturday 27 July 10am-2pm
Session 2: Saturday 27 July 2-5pm
Session 3: Sunday 28 July 10am-2pm
Session 4: Sunday 28 July 2-5pm



Weekend 7/8 December course:


Session 1: Saturday 1 December

Session 2: Saturday 1 December
Session 3: Sunday 1 December 10am-2pm
Session 4: Sunday 1 December 2-5pm



Course fee: £195 including materials. Reduction available if you bring your own materials.



Book via the contact page or email

or telephone 07798 522072 for more information.