Oil Painting

Ref: C2527135

We are going to look at the skills that are fundamental to painting while exploring some of the unique qualities of oil paint. We will explore painting different light sources such as golden hour, contre jour, transmitted light, and reflections. Additionally, we will explore solvent-free painting.

Course aim

We are going to look at the skills that are fundamental to painting while exploring some of the unique qualities of oil paint.

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • This course is for beginners and improvers

By the end of the course I should be able to:

  • explain how reflections are different from what we see and why they are a deeper value.
  • implement the knowledge into my paintings.
  • understand how to use a limited palette of colours to portray different light effects such as contre jour, golden hour and
  • demonstrate the use of a limited palette of colours in painting different light effects.
  • understand and demonstrate how to model form in the paint.

How will I be taught?

What kind of feedback can I expect?

What else do I need to know?

Basic oil painting kit. Details will be added to the canvas.

Pre-course work, reading and information sources

What can I do next?

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Oil Painting

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Conditions

As a registered charity, and to meet our funders’ requirements, we need to check a few things with you before you enrol. Please check the details below to ensure you meet the basic eligibility critiera:

  • You are paying the standard fee (with a credit or debit card) or you are on any of the qualifying benefits
  • You have a valid email address so that you can receive confirmation of your booking
  • You have been resident in the UK, EU or EEA for the last 3 years
  • You are aged 19 years or older on 1st September 2021
  • You declare that the address you provide is correct and that you will provide evidence of this and your eligibility to live and work in the UK
  • You have read and accept our standard terms and conditions

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