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Abstracting Still-Life in Oils

This course has taken place

Course Description

Course suits: Those with experience of oil paints with an interest in still-life painting who wish to paint in a less conventional style.

Objectives: To take your still-life painting in a different direction or teach you still-life from a different perspective.
This class takes the student through the first principles of abstraction of a still life, including colour planning, composition and lighting. It will focus on direct methods of oil paint application and will also make reference to empirical sources for future reference.
Level: For those already familiar with oil painting.

Materials needed: please download materials list.

Tutor: Paul Vousden


All classes run from 10 am to 4.30 pm unless stated otherwise.

All courses include refreshments and lunch with wine. 

See our text on why we sometimes paint from photographs



Course Fee: £90

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