Intermediate Oil Painting Course: Taster Session by London Art School - art in London
Intermediate Oil Painting Course: Taster Session by London Art School - art in London

Intermediate Oil Painting Course: Taster Session

We will build on your existing skills, teaching you the history and principles of oil painting.

Painting Class

2.5 hour class

Intermediate

Brentford TW8

Intermediate Oil Painting Course: Taster Session
by London Art School

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Classes

2.5 hour class

Daytime

WK1

Introductory session Title: The principles & history of oil painting. We will begin with preparatory studies in mixing colour and techniques. There will be an explanation of what colour theory is and how to use colour. Techniques will include staining a canvas, laying glazes and practising under-painting. Starter exercise: Preparatory studies in mixing colour and selecting the composition. Main exercise: Depicting a corner of the studio that includes furniture & man-made objects. We will focus on proportion, light, cast shadows and shape.

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Did you know?

Did you know: Oil paint can be made with a variety of different oils including safflower, walnut, poppy-seed and linseed oil? Sounds almost tempting enough to eat! (Please do not eat oil paint, ever)
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Class location

Brentford
40 High Street
TW8 0DS
Greater London

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Intermediate Oil Painting Course: Taster Session by London Art School - art in London

About your host, London Art School

Born in London, Sue studied Art at Harrow School of Art and DeMontfort University and was awarded a Royal Society Of Arts Travel Scholarship & Associate membership. She did props and set design and painting for major London theatres followed by textile design for the Scandinavian market at the legendary Bernat Klein Studios.

After six years as Head of Furnishing Textile Design at Liberty of London, Sue concentrated on her own art establishing the Hope Collection with her husband prior to entering into teaching art to adults and children. She was Head of Art and Head of History of Art at St. James Senior Girls School and is an OCR A-Level Moderator of Art and AQA - A Level History of Art Examiner.

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Notes

Initially customers will not be required to bring materials, but as the course proceeds you will be encouraged to buy your own brushes, canvas, medium and paints, in order to practise and consolidate what has been taught in each specific session.

Flexible cancellation policy

Any class can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase. See cancellation policy.

Intermediate Oil Painting Course: Taster Session
by London Art School
2.5 hour class