Oil Painting for Beginners Class


Classes are located in Rolleston, Canterbury (exact address given upon registration)

Have fun learning oil painting in this immersive 6-week art class designed for beginners with little to no experience. Guided by yours truly, you will learn the fundamental techniques and skills necessary to confidently create your own oil paintings.

What You'll Learn:

  • Basics of Oil Painting: Understand the essentials, including types of brushes, proper cleaning techniques, selecting paints, and mastering the art of blending colors.

  • Creating Depth and Realism: Learn how to make your artwork come alive by exploring techniques that bring a three-dimensional quality to your paintings.

  • Mediums and Color Theory: Discover the various mediums that can enhance your oil paintings and gain insights into color theory to create harmonious and visually stunning artworks.

Course Structure:

  • Weekly In-Person Classes: Join us once a week for 2 hours of instruction, demonstrations, and hands-on practice.

  • Personalized Guidance: Benefit from personalized feedback as you work on your own projects, ensuring that you grasp each concept effectively.

  • Course Duration: The course spans 6 weeks, providing ample time to absorb the skills and build confidence in your newfound abilities.

Course Goals: By the end of the class, you will be equipped with the knowledge and skills to confidently paint simple subjects at home independently. Whatever you aspire to paint, this class lays the foundation for your artistic journey in oil painting.

Course Materials: A list of materials provided and a list of materials to bring with you will be emailed out once you are signed up.