Course Information: Oil Painting - Mixed Ability

course code

K17C
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Led by an experienced tutor, beginners will be guided through traditional methods of using oil paints, while those with some experience will be encouraged to develop existing skills.

When and Where

Dates

From 20 Apr 2020 to 13 Jul 2020
Mon 18:00-20:30
for 12 weeks

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20 Apr 2020
18:00 to 20:30
27 Apr 2020
18:00 to 20:30
04 May 2020
18:00 to 20:30
11 May 2020
18:00 to 20:30
18 May 2020
18:00 to 20:30
01 Jun 2020
18:00 to 20:30
08 Jun 2020
18:00 to 20:30
15 Jun 2020
18:00 to 20:30
22 Jun 2020
18:00 to 20:30
29 Jun 2020
18:00 to 20:30
06 Jul 2020
18:00 to 20:30
13 Jul 2020
18:00 to 20:30

Location

Stoke Lodge
Shirehampton Road
Stoke Bishop
Bristol
BS9 1BN


with Jenny Ibrahim

Cost

Fees and concessions information

The full (undiscounted) fee for this course is £188 , the concession rate is £116. Please note that concession rates are subject to proof of eligibility. For more details please see our Terms and conditions

Description

Led by an experienced tutor, beginners will be guided through traditional methods of using oil paints, while those with some experience will be encouraged to develop existing skills. Learners will work on individual projects and will develop confidence and ability throughout the term. ‘On the job’ learning. If you are new to oils you will start with a very simple still life. Improvers will be encouraged to set their own projects and extend their technical repertoire.

What can students expect?

Newcomers will be taught to use oil paint. Improvers will be encouraged to extend their scope.

Late starters allowed?

yes

Equipment Required

Paint (DONT BUY VERY CHEAP) Daler or Windor and Newton student quality oilsa
selection including reds blues yellows raw or burnt umber and white.
Brushes .. Bristle not nylon .. a selection of round and flat in various sizes incl some large
size.
Palette. Must be flat . Either tear- off pad or wooden traditional of a large bathroom tile.
(smooth)
Palette knife .. metal .. triangular blade
Canvas - stretched, board of pad . (Dont buy super cheap)
Turps
Cotton rags
Kitchen roll
Baby wipes
Glass jar with screw top
Liquin ( ‘fine detail’ if possible)

Language of Instruction

Beginners will be shown the step by step process and then make their own painting.
Improvers will be encouraged to talk about the direction of their work and work towards their
goals

Previous experience required?

No

What is the progression route?

continue next term

Are there any extra costs?

Occasional model fee (optional)

What should students bring?

All painting materials.

Teaching method/style?

individual tuition in a group setting / learning from others