Oil Painting Still Life - Beginners & Improvers - 6 Week Course by West London Art School - art in London

Oil Painting Still Life - Beginners & Improvers - 6 Week Course

Oil Painting Still Life - Beginners & Improvers - 6 Week Course by West London Art School - art in London
Oil Painting - Still Life : Beginners & Improvers - 4 & 6 Week Courses

Painting Class

Six session course

Beginner

Fulham SW6

Oil Painting Still Life - Beginners & Improvers - 6 Week Course
by West London Art School
Oil Painting Still Life - Beginners & Improvers - 6 Week Course by West London Art School - art in London

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Overview

Six session course

Evening

In these courses, you will be introduced to working in the beautiful and highly versatile medium of oil paint.  This medium is particularly suited to depicting the characteristics of the human portrait in addition to a whole range of other subjects.  This course will introduce you to Still Life Compositions and each class will focus on a lead topic from the following: ​ (The principles and history behind oil painting - not 4 week course) ; practical preparatory studies of the subject. The Class will conclude with refreshments providing students with an opportunity to get to know each other.

Preparing an underpainting in a tonal range; light, shade and shadows

Developing the background and the local colours of the subjects

Building up the image with glazes in the shadow and half-tone areas   

Applying the highlights and refining the shapes

More oil painting techniques such as sfumato and developing texture.  Evaluation and feedback ​ Classes will move at the pace of the students, with one to one feedback and advice from the tutor. Some degree of flexibility to this schedule may be applied.

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Class location

Fulham
Sedlescombe Road
Fulham
SW6 1RB
London

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Oil Painting Still Life - Beginners & Improvers - 6 Week Course by West London Art School - art in London

About your host, West London Art School

West London Art School believes that everyone has an artist inside them and our mission is to provide the best environment possible to help you to discover the artist within.

You will be supported throughout by one-to-one mentoring, guidance and evaluation from course tutors. All classes move at the pace of the students, are suitable for mixed-ability groups and for most courses, no previous experience is necessary. So whether you are an absolute beginner or an amateur or professional artist looking for like-minded company, at West London Art School we have the tutors, classes and facilities for you. We look forward to welcoming you.

We are located in Fulham SW6, minutes from Chelsea, Parsons Green, Putney and Kensington occupying St Oswalds Studios, late 19th century, purpose-built artist studios. For more than 125 years, St. Oswalds has accommodated renowned artists whose works are held in the collections of the National Gallery, Tate Britain, London Transport Museum and Guildford and Norwich Cathedrals.

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Notes

Some basic oil painting equipment will be supplied initially, but students will be encouraged to purchase their own brushes and paint. We recommend the following equipment ​ Large (12), Medium (8) and small (4) oil painting brushes Small bottle of liquin Cotton rags Palette (disposable are best to start with) & palette knife Artist Quality Tube Paint:

Flexible cancellation policy

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

Oil Painting Still Life - Beginners & Improvers - 6 Week Course
by West London Art School
Oil Painting Still Life - Beginners & Improvers - 6 Week Course by West London Art School - art in London
Six session course