Oil Painting Workshops

Oil painting is the easiest painting mediums to learn to use. In this three-session (one 2-hour lesson per week) workshop you will learn how to:

  • Mix and use a palette of basic colours
  • Choose the most economical and high quality oil paints and brushes
  • Use oil painting mediums effectively
  • Choose and mix colours effectively
  • Prepare a canvas with an underpainting “ground”
  • Create opaque and transparent layers
  • Use light and spontaneous brushstrokes and blend colours on your canvas
  • Paint tonal values for beautiful, light-sensitive portraits, landscapes, life studies or any other subject matter

Cost: R1200 for the course. Paints, brushes and cleaning materials supplied, bring your own canvas and apron.

Next Workshop Dates (2020): Saturday 18 & 25 April; Times – 10:00 – 12:00

Students should have basic drawing skills before attending this workshop. See our Drawing Workshop if you would like to learn drawing skills.