Oil Painting - Mixed Ability

This course is full.

Course codeN17H

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. The course will be delivered at Stoke Lodge but move online if necessary using ZOOM and WhatsApp.

When and where

Dates

From 11 Jun 2021 to 16 Jul 2021
Fri 12:45-15:45

6 weeks

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11 Jun 2021

12:45 to 15:45

18 Jun 2021

12:45 to 15:45

25 Jun 2021

12:45 to 15:45

02 Jul 2021

12:45 to 15:45

09 Jul 2021

12:45 to 15:45

16 Jul 2021

12:45 to 15:45


with Jenny Ibrahim

Cost

Fees and concessions information

The full (undiscounted) fee for this course is £127 , the concession rate is £77. Please note that concession rates are subject to proof of eligibility. For more details click here to see our fees policy.

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.
The course will be delivered at Stoke Lodge but move online if necessary using Zoom and WhatsApp.

What can students expect?

‘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.
The course will be delivered at Stoke Lodge but move online if necessary using Zoom and WhatsApp.

Late starters allowed?

Yes

Previous experience required?

No. Whatever your starting point the course aims to facilitate improvement and extend ability and confidence

What is the progression route?

Learners progress at their own pace - this continues from one term to the next

Are there any extra costs?

Occasional model fee (optional)

Are there any set books?

No

What should students bring?

For the 1st session, please bring:
• Paint (DON'T BUY VERY CHEAP) Daler or Windor and Newton student quality oils-a
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. (Don’t buy super cheap)
• Turps
• Cotton rags
• Kitchen roll
• Baby wipes
• Glass jar with screw top
• Liquin ( ‘fine detail’ if possible)
• Masking tape
• An apron or old shirt to protect your clothes
• Paper clips or bulldog clips

Teaching method/style?

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. An iPad is great if you have one - you can create albums of other artists work that you admire and collect images from the internet

Equipment Required

• Paint (DON'T BUY VERY CHEAP) Daler or Windor and Newton student quality oils-a
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. (Don’t buy super cheap)
• Turps
• Cotton rags
• Kitchen roll
• Baby wipes
• Glass jar with screw top
• Liquin ( ‘fine detail’ if possible)
• Masking tape
• An apron or old shirt to protect your clothes
• Paper clips or bulldog clips
Stable internet connection, a tablet or PC and ability to use Zoom and WhatsApp.

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