Painting with Oils

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Length 7 Weeks
Site West Durrington Campus Map
Attendance Part Time
Course Code DCL541

About this Course

If you paint in oils, or would like to try, then this is the course for you. Interesting projects offered and advice on getting started with demonstrations to support you at every stage. Suitable for all abilities.

 

Course Content

  • How to use oil paint
  • Basic techniques
  • How to make a disposable palette (session 1)
  • Mixing
  • Mediums
  • Applications
  • Colour theory
  • Composition
  • Art History

What you will achieve

By the end of the course you will be able to:

  • Identify several different painting styles
  • Use oil paints at an introductory or intermediate level
  • Show that you have practised drawing and painting
  • Show that you have produced at least two pieces of finished work

Progression/Career Path

Painting and drawing course starting in September or media specific courses, Life Drawing courses, Life Drawing or Portrait Painting one-day workshops or other one-day art workshops.

Other Costs

For 1st lesson you will need bring:
Any oil paints you have / Oil painting paper / Empty jam jar & a medium sized hog’s hair brush.

A materials list will be given in week one, but for the rest of the course you will need:
Oil paints / Drawing materials / Brushes / Primed paper for oils / Zest-it dilutant / Palette / Notebook / Folder for handouts.

How to Enrol

For information on enrolling in person, by phone or by post, click here.

The Tutor

Maggie has a first class BA Honours Fine Art degree and a Post Graduate Certificate in Education from Brighton University. She exhibits regularly in Arundel and London and has won awards in local and national art exhibitions. Maggie works as both artist and designer in a wide variety of media.

Course Content

  • How to use oil paint
  • Basic techniques
  • How to make a disposable palette (session 1)
  • Mixing
  • Mediums
  • Applications
  • Colour theory
  • Composition
  • Art History

What you will achieve

By the end of the course you will be able to:

  • Identify several different painting styles
  • Use oil paints at an introductory or intermediate level
  • Show that you have practised drawing and painting
  • Show that you have produced at least two pieces of finished work

Progression/Career Path

Painting and drawing course starting in September or media specific courses, Life Drawing courses, Life Drawing or Portrait Painting one-day workshops or other one-day art workshops.

Other Costs

For 1st lesson you will need bring:
Any oil paints you have / Oil painting paper / Empty jam jar & a medium sized hog’s hair brush.

A materials list will be given in week one, but for the rest of the course you will need:
Oil paints / Drawing materials / Brushes / Primed paper for oils / Zest-it dilutant / Palette / Notebook / Folder for handouts.

How to Enrol

For information on enrolling in person, by phone or by post, click here.

The Tutor

Maggie has a first class BA Honours Fine Art degree and a Post Graduate Certificate in Education from Brighton University. She exhibits regularly in Arundel and London and has won awards in local and national art exhibitions. Maggie works as both artist and designer in a wide variety of media.