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: SMC05-17
PRICE: £220.00 (£0.00 VAT)

Suitable for beginners.

What you will need:
All tools and materials provided.

First class:
w/c 24th April
Half term:
29th May - 2nd June
Last class:
w/c 3rd July 



Week 1. Still life.

Explore in a classical way the shapes and colour. Nice and easy to start with junk still life.

Week 2. Still life.

Now explore in an expressive way – looking at George Braque

Week 3. Knife Painting.

Use the Knife to create a simple Landscape in a figurative technique.

Week 4. Knife painting.

Again create a landscape . the shapes and colour , keeping it simple , Looking at Nicholas de stael


Week 5.Drawing with paint.

With thin paint , paint a still life of sunflowers. All full of overlays and controlled colour.

Week 6 Impasto (thick paint).

Paint expressively and direct with this technique.

Week 7 classic English landscape.

Paint in the style of the classic Early 20th century English painters.

Week 8 opposite colours.

Paint a landscape but with opposite colours , you might be surprised!!.

Week 9 Branches and Blossom.

A Japanese inspired composition just using the view “through” the branches. 

Week 10. The summer bouquet .

Return to week one with a still life and a pot of summer flowers.



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