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 / Intermediate.


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.


Next Courses



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


Evening course:

Monday 24 September 6.30-9.30pm

Monday 1 October 6.30-9.30pm

Monday 8 October 6.30-9.30pm

Monday 15 October 6.30-9.30pm


Daytime course:

Tuesday 30 October 10am-1pm

Tuesday 6 November 10am-1pm

Tuesday 13 November 10am-1pm

Tuesday 20 November 10am-1pm


Course fee: £160 including materials.



Book via the contact page or email / telephone 07798 522072 for more information.
















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