Paint with Oils for Beginners
Will be back in 2022
Course suits: Those who have never painted and aspire to a high level of technique. Those who already paint but are self-taught and feel they have gaps in technical knowledge.
Objectives: To learn the basic foundations for starting to paint from a technical aspect.
Level: Absolute Beginners or those wishing to explore Beginner Techniques
Materials needed: Please bring a canvas, all other materials included.
During this workshop you will be introduced to oil painting techniques as well as the fundamental starting points to painting.
Learn the important technical aspects to beginning to paint with oils including preparing your surface, colour mixing, tonality, brush handling, layering and complete a simple composition.
Your tutor will teach you step-by-step how to prepare your painting surface, colour and tone experiments, palette preparation, colour coordination, use of mediums and thinners, and brushwork techniques.
Through practical demonstration, one to one support and exercises you will learn the basics that will give you the confidence to continue painting at home.
At the end of the day you will also have increased your knowledge of colour, tone and how to approach painting with oils. You will have completed a series of experiments and a simple still life study in oils.
See our text on why we sometimes paint from photographs
Tutor: Rob Nelmes
All materials, refreshments and lunch with wine included.