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Oil Painting Essentials and Beyond | Marie Mansfield

Course overview

We are pleased to welcome Marie Mansfield to teach this new 8 week oil painting class for absolute beginners, or those with experience in other mediums who would like to use oil paints. Over the 8 week term you will learn to paint with oil paints through a range exercises designed to teach you the fundamentals and gain confidence week by week.

Image: Mum’s Cup by Marie Mansfield

What to expect

Students will learn through demonstration and practise the fundamentals of painting with oil paints including;
how to start and finish a painting
how to paint still life and portraits
understand light and shadow (tone)
how to mix colours
composition and more

Is this course right for me?

Suitable for those new to painting, or those with experience in other mediums who would like to learn to paint with oils. Suitable for new and continuing students

Materials Students will need to bring the following: A palette (a round melamine plate is a good palette) A palette knife 1 × 1 litre bottle of ODORLESS solvent Rags or a roll of paper towel one or two jam jars with lids for mixing solvents and clean up You will need several canvases or canvas boards over the term. For the first class bring along a canvas or canvas board approx 10x12 inch Paint brushes: Flat brushes in sizes 4, 6 and 8

Oil paints: If you already have oil paints bring what you have to the first lesson. If you don’t already have oil paints the following is a good selection of colours that will keep you going (small tubes are fine)
Titanium white, Ivory Black, Burnt sienna, yellow ochre, lemon yellow, cadmium yellow, alizarin crimson, cadmium red, cerulean blue (hue), ultramarine blue
Buying cheap paints is a waste of money – we recommend purchasing ‘Artist’ quality paints Art Spectrum is a good economical brand.

Maximum of 12 students in all our classes Our class sizes are small, ensuring you receive the individual tuition you need.

Unless otherwise noted, fees for adult classes exclude art materials.Click here to see a list of local art supply retailers.

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$¤,440 $¤,418 Limited inc GST
Oil Painting Essentials and Beyond | Marie Mansfield

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2017-12-13 2017-12-13
$¤,440 $¤,418 Limited inc GST
Price excludes materials | Suitable for beginners and those with experience in other mediums who would like to learn oil painting