Course: Oil Painting for Beginners and Improvers
Category: Hobby & Special Interest
Description: Approx. Start Date: Tuesday 22 October 

(Applicants will receive confirmation of actual start date by letter and text)

This course is suited to participants who have little or no experience in painting using oils and those who just want the support of a group and a teacher to reignite their creative practice. You don't have to have display any great artistic ability to join this class, simply an interest in exploring this painting medium in a fun, relaxed and encouraging environment.

Course Content

  • Materials: types of brushes, student vs artist quality paints, different painting surfaces and painting mediums
  • How to set up your palette
  • How to mix paints, basic colour theory
  • Understanding shapes, light, perspective
  • Composition and the rule of thirds
  • How to apply and manipulate paint to suit your style¬†

This is a step-by-step class taking the student from understanding their materials and how to use them, to producing various styles and themes of oil painting.

The fee listed does not include a list of materials required for class which will be posted to participants in advance of the start of the course.

Tutor: TBA
Fee: €130
Duration: 8 weeks
Start Date: 2019-09-09
Start/End Time: 7.00pm - 9.30pm
Day: Tuesday evenings