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In-person classOil Painting Course for BeginnersJoin this 11-week oil painting course to learn all the basics by painting from observation in a relaxed environment in Richmond.
£180 pp
1 session course
What happens in this class?

This 11 week course is suitable for beginners but more experienced painters and drawers are welcome to join.

This course will build your confidence and skill in drawing and painting from observation.

  • Look at the building blocks of drawing, exploring line, tone and texture.
  • Learn how to use a view finder and discuss ideas behind composition.
  • Experiment with pencils and charcoal and progress to basic oil painting: monochrome, colour theory and mixing and develop further with individual project. -Draw and paint mainly from a still life (in addition, two sessions with a life model).
  • Learn about painting materials, medium and…
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Things to remember

All materials will be provided for the first class. A list of materials and recommended shops will be provided.Full refund guarantee if you are not satisfied after the first class.

Booking Options

There are no upcoming dates for this class. Let the teacher know about your interest and you will be notified when new dates are added.

You will only receive an email from us if new dates are added for this class, you will not receive any marketing emails, and that's a promise!

Obby Guarantee

We ensure quality. If your class doesn't reach your expectations, we'll give your money back.

Obby guarantees good classes

Age Requirement

Flexible cancellation policy

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

Your Teacher

The Richmond School of Painting provides painting and drawing classes for adults in Richmond.

The Richmond School of Painting focuses on painting from observation and students are encouraged to try our various media and approaches. Class sizes are never more than 15 to ensure that each student gets individual attention and guidance.

The school provides a relaxed environment where students feel they can take risks in their art without criticism while being stretched in unexpected and challenging ways.

Heading up the teaching is owner of the school, Guy Shoham, who graduated with a distinction from the M.A. programme at…

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Class Location
Richmond School of Painting
Lock Road, Richmond
TW10 7LN
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