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Oil Painting for Beginners

Term 2 2019

Class Artwork – The Present
'The Present', Oil on canvas, Kate Wilkie

5 week course
Mondays, 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Started: 3rd June
16 - Adult
All Levels

Discover your creativity and learn to use oil paints with confidence in a relaxing studio environment. Step by step instructions will help you to complete a landscape or a subject of your choice. Receive individual tuition with a qualified art teacher and demonstrations in colour mixing, composition and painting techniques. Expect to complete a painting during the course and to keep on painting afterwards toward developing your own style.

Oil paints, equipment and a canvas will be provided for a one off fee.

Coursework breakdown:

  • Painting materials and equipment. Work Health & Safety.
  • Composition, perspective, focal point.
  • Colour mixing, warm/cool palette.
  • Underpainting, tonal values.

 

MATERIALS

All participants will need to bring:

  • Landscape image, photo or drawing that inspires you
  • Rags for clean-up
  • Drawing paper pad, A3 or A4 size
  • Pencils
  • Wear old or protective clothing, i.e. an over-shirt or apron and covered shoes

Materials can be supplied in a Painting Starters Kit which includes:

  • 1 x Canvas 16”x 20” (40cm x 50cm)
  • Brushes
  • Oil paint for use in all sessions
  • Mediums
  • Cleaning agents
  • Gesso
  • Disposable gloves
  • Dipper (for mediums)

Cost is $50,  payable to tutor at the first session.

Please let us know if you want a ‘Painting Starters Kit’ supplied by emailing us at info@sydneyartspace.com by 29th May.

OR

BYO materials including all the items listed above including a primed canvas 16” x 20” (40 x 50cm) and the following oil paint colours:

  • Cadmium Yellow Light
  • Cadmium Yellow Deep
  • Cadmium Red Medium
  • Alizarin
  • Cerulean Blue
  • Ultramarine Blue
  • Titanium White
  • Black (any)

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Class Artwork – The Present
'The Present', Oil on canvas, Kate Wilkie

5 week course
Mondays, 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Started: 3rd June
16 - Adult
All Levels