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Progress with Oil Painting Exploring Mediums and Techniques

Progress with Oil Painting Exploring Mediums and Techniques

14/01/2021 - 25/03/2021
14:00 - 17:00
Day of the week: Thursday
Max. Cost: £350.00
Remaining places: Yes

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Time: 14:00 - 17:00
Course: Progress with Oil Painting Exploring Mediums and Techniques Code: AD5125LG
Days of the week: Thursday No. of sessions: 10
Location: Lisson Grove Centre Places available: Yes
Fee: £350.00 Concessionary rate: £350.00

What is the course about?

This course is designed to provide Intermediate and Advanced level Learners with an opportunity to develop and improve their oil painting skills and gain a broader understanding of this versatile medium. Experiment with various textures and oil painting techniques to develop a series of studies which consider the relationship between positive and negative form and the subject of a painting and its surface. You will explore the traditional and contemporary materials and methods of oil painting. Topics will include constructing canvases, priming, preparing grounds (including gesso) and use of dammar varnish and mastic mediums, egg tempera. Instruction will be given on paint handling, working with varied consistencies of paint and brushwork. Emphasis will be placed upon the art of looking, concentrating upon selection and composition, colour and tonal relationships. Through practical examples, individual and group discussion, you will learn how to start, develop and resolve a painting. Participants will work from still-life subjects and other observational sources._x000D_

Is a pre-enrolment interview or assessment required for this course?


What level is the course and do I require particular skills, experience or prior qualifications?

This course is suitable for beginners and advanced students alike.

What topics does the course cover?

Priming, preparing grounds, colour theory, mixing colour, developing skills in mixing observed colour, exploration of the various textures of oil paint, paint handling, brushwork, selection and composition._x000D_

How will I be taught and assessed?

Learners will receive feedback on progress from the tutor regularly. At the end of the term learners will assess individual progress and progression with the tutor._x000D_

Are there any other costs or equipment I need to get?

Some basic materials are provided. There will be a recommended amount of additional materials required for this course, advice will be given on the first class as to what and where to buy materials. Suggestions; _x000D_pencil - 4B grade, rubber, pen, 1-inch roll of masking tape._x000D_4 brushes: ½ & ¼ inch round hog hair, ¼ & ¾ inch hog hair flat. palette or pad of disposable paper palettes & a palette knife._x000D_Student quality oil colour paint set. b_x000D_Essential colours - black, titanium white, cadmium red hue, alizarin crimson, lemon yellow, ultramarine blue._x000D_

By the end of the course what should I be able to do?

Learners can progress on to a range of creative courses such as Portraiture and Life Painting. _x000D_

What are the progression opportunities following this course?

Learners can go on to other creative arts courses such as life drawing and painting or portraiture. _x000D_

Date Day Time Sessions Venue Price Availability
14/01/2021 - 25/03/2021 Thursday 14:00 - 17:00 10 Lisson Grove Centre £350.00 enrol now full
22/04/2021 - 01/07/2021 Thursday 14:00 - 17:00 10 Lisson Grove Centre £350.00 enrol now full

Lisson Grove Centre

Tube: Marylebone, Edgware Road, St. John's Wood

Buses: 6, 16, 98, 139, 189, 332, 414, DF2

219 Lisson Grove

t: 020 7297 7297


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