A ten week course to introduce oil painting to beginners, and those who are interested but don't know where to start with oils.



Tutor: Mark Kelland 
Date & Time: Monday evenings, 6:30pm - 9pm
Venue: Bingham Studio, New Brewery Arts
REF: SC05-17
PRICE: £220.00 (£0.00 VAT)

Suitable for beginners.

What you will need:
All tools and materials provided.

First class:
w/c 9th Jan
Half term:
11th Feb - 19th Feb
Last class:
w/c 20th March



Week 1, Intro into oil painting.

What is oil paint? Understanding brushes and what to paint on.

Week 2. Drawing in paint. 

A simple still life composition to paint to start with. Drawing is important its the framework for your colour and brush work.

Week 3. Painting whites.

Learn tone and brush work at the same time. No colour to contend with just white and Grey's. Shapes and things.

Week 4, Colour theory.

Red, yellow and blue with white as body colour, these are the only colours you need. Still life with jugs and things.

Week 5. Dry brush.

What is it? It scratches, it leaves a rough line, but it's not messy and very controllable. Flowers to paint.

Week 6. Wet brush.

With the use of linseed oil its more uncontrollable but give a smooth brush work. Food on dish to paint.

Week 7. Palette knife.

A quick way to paint, direct and simple - a simple landscape to paint.

Week 8. Impressionism.

Explore the world of colour mixed by the canvas. Fruit in a bowl to paint.

Week 9. Boots and things.

Draw and paint a Van Gogh type painting.

Week 10. Christmas things to paint. Mince pies to eat.





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