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?
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
Palette. Must be flat . Either tear- off pad or wooden traditional of a large bathroom tile.
Palette knife .. metal .. triangular blade
Canvas - stretched, board of pad . (Dont buy super cheap)
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
Previous experience required?
What is the progression route?
continue next term
Are there any extra costs?
Occasional model fee (optional)
What should students bring?
All painting materials.
individual tuition in a group setting / learning from others