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Oil Painting Workshop

Surrey Adult Learning
Course summary
1 hour
37 GBP
East Molesey
Next available date: Contact for future dates. - East Molesey
Open / Scheduled

Course description

Oil Painting Workshop

Oil Painting Workshop [LDF6733G]: Overview

This one day course will establish a some basic methods in oil painting through the use of photographs, found images or direct observation.

What will we cover?

You will learn about the use of tone, colour, composition and perspective
Gain confidence in using painting mediums, learn techniques such as glazing, impasto, scumbling and be encouraged to take part in group discussions.
Have access to one to one support. The overall aim is to help you develop personal expression through a mixture of practice, discussion and demonstration techniques.

Who is this course for? Is there anything I need to know before joining?

For beginners and for those with some experience of Oil Painting

As our courses are taught in English, please contact us if you have any concerns about your level of English.

What do I need to bring to the first class? Will there be any extra costs?

Bring whatever Oil materials you may already have purchased or a basic set of oil colours, low odour brush cleaner, oil medium ( Sansodar and liquin), a palette, 3 flat hog hair brushes and a rigger. Plenty of tissues rags or newspaper. You will also need a canvas board of similar at least A3 size or larger. Pencil and note pad.

If you have any queries please email the tutor at

What can I do when I finish the course?

To progress on to the longer Oil Painting course ( beginners and improvers) at Sunbury or other courses in another media, to join other art groups, societies or to develop further within the same class, meet like minded people and make friends

Additional information

Learners are expected to bring their own materials. Some less common or unusual materials may be brought in by tutor or instruction given on where you can purchase items

We welcome learners with additional needs and disabilities. When you enrol please let us know if you would like to discuss your extra support needs with a member of the Supported Learning Team who will then contact you as soon as possible. If you are enrolling within 10 days of the course start date, we may not be able to contact you before your first class. Surrey Adult Learning values and supports equality and diversity by promoting fairness and respect at all times.

Outcome / Qualification etc.

No qualification awarded.

About provider

Surrey Adult Learning

Surrey Adult Learning

Keep learning. Try something new. Rediscover an old interest. With hundreds of daytime, evening and one day sessions available, whatever you are looking for, you’ll find it at Surrey Adult Learning. Whether you want to learn new skills, develop a...

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Surrey Adult Learning

County Hall, Penrhyn Road
KT1 2DN Kingston Upon Thames


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