Oil painting for beginners

From £90


18 spaces available

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What you will get from taking this online course:

  • Lessons in the techniques of oil painting such as glazing, layering colour, establishing composition, and using mediums
  • Knowledge of the properties of different tools and how to take care of them
  • An understanding of how to set up and clean up your workstation effectively
  • An exploration of different subjects and genres in oil painting
  • Elephant Academy Technique Takeaway: gain confidence in using the techniques of oil painting

This 4-week course will be held on Tuesday 22 February and 1, 8, and 15 March 2022, from 7.00pm to 9pm (BST) and is suitable for beginners or intermediate students. Students outside the UK are welcome.

Explore the potential of oil painting in this online art course. Over the course of four weekly classes, artist Lennaert Koorman will guide you through the technical aspects of oil painting. You will learn how to glaze paintings, layer colour, establish composition amongst many other specialised techniques to create your own detailed oil studies. Develop your understanding of how to use oil painting tools and how to set up your workstation to paint with skill and efficiency. In each class, Lennaert will explore different subjects and genres to provide you with a contextual background for the history of oil painting. By the end of the course, you will be encouraged to create your own oil painting in a non-competitive and friendly environment.

This online Zoom course is taught by Lennaert Koorman.

Materials bundle includes: