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Sunday Oil Painting Class 11:30 - 5:00pm

An All Day Two Part Class to get you started as an oil painter

  • 50 British pounds
  • Kingston upon Thames Art Classes

Service Description

TAKING BOOKINGS FOR SEPTEMBER 2024. Allan's All Day Two Part Painting Class held on the first Sunday of every month is the essential Beginners Plan to get you going in the right direction covering the basic information and knowledge you will require to become an oil painter. Additionally if you wish for success in any medium other than oil, you will find Allan's clear explanation of the colour wheel an easy to follow, necessary guide for future practice. Please do not think as many do the colour wheel is a simple school exercise you completed years ago. Most artists will tell you colour theory underlies all successful painting and cannot be underestimated. ITS WORTH IT ! Part I The Essentials 11.3Oam -1.00pm Know how to mix a custom palette and save "big money" when purchasing your oil paints. We will cover the basic knowledge of oil paint and colour mixing in this Part I session enabling you to create and match all the wonderful colours necessary to create your future works. Learn About Primary, complimentary secondary, tertiary colours Relationships between colour combinations, oppositional energising and harmonious colours. Warm and cool colours. Prepare to tackle your first painting. Break Part II : Consolidate, Create 2.00 pm-5.00pm OIL PAINTING CLUB This session is a great opportunity to develop and put into practice everything learnt in the morning session and enjoy the company of like minded art lovers where you can continue to develop your skills and painting style in a vibrant 'painting club" atmosphere with continued support from Allan. Bring along your own image or choose one provided by Allan and he will lead you on the basics of composition, canvas wash, colour blocking, application, wet on wet, developing your style, impasto and/or thin glazing, colour saturation, blending, painting , volume, perspective and much more to bring your painting to completion. You now have a good basic knowledge to kick start your future in oil painting. Oil Paint Materials and images provided. Though please supply your own canvas and we will provide an image or bring your own image if you want to paint a favourite. Incidentally it is a good idea at this stage to bring along your own carefully maintained paint brushes, although we can supply if you are unable to.

Upcoming Sessions

Contact Details

  • 103 Clarence St, Kingston upon Thames KT1 1QY, UK

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