Oil Painting Beginners and Improvers

Ref: C3680062

I will work with you to improve your confidence in your ability to develop artistic skills. You will learn the skills and techniques by watching and following step by step demonstrations with support and guidance to compose a landscape painting. You will learn how to compose a well balanced composition, understand perspective, horizon lines and vanishing points, how to create different moods, effects and atmosphere. we will decide on subjects of your choice meeting your individual needs and expectations on the course. You will have fun developing your skills, gain confidence, meet new friends and create your own masterpiece.

Course aim

To provide a welcoming and supportive environment in which students can learn and develop their painting skills building up confidence to tackle more challenging subjects.

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:

  • Identify a range of brushes and describe what they do. Explore the different properties and experiment with different sizes, shapes and bristles.
  • Use and experiment with a variety of blocking in methods. 1..oil pastels worked with linseed oil. 2..water colour pencils worked with acrylics. 3..Diluted wash worked with a brush and cloth.
  • Use colour to create Ariel perspective and a 3D effect to your work.
  • Mix colour and glazes to create a flexible pallet for painting, using opaque and transparent colours.
  • Investigate work from artists around the world, study the different styles and techniques to use and experiment with in your work.

How will I be taught?

What kind of feedback can I expect?

What else do I need to know?

- You will need to bring your own materials, a list of what you will need is available on the Canvas platform or you can get in touch with via Canvas or email for the list. email.....julieks@julieks.karoo.co.uk

Pre-course work, reading and information sources

What can I do next?

View full course information sheet

Oil Painting Beginners and Improvers

Enrolment 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

Not sure or have further questions? Contact courseenquiries@wea.org.uk

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