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Beginner's oil - 2 day course May

A 2 day course on a Wednesday afternoons 1.30-4.30pm, 8th and 15th May

  • Starts 8 May
  • 150 British pounds
  • Compton Studios

Available spots


Oil painting techniques on two Wednesday afternoons in Sherborne An intensive course introducing painting in oil especially for those who have been putting off trying this fantastic medium. You will be guided through the stages of preparation and paint application. demystifying the medium of oil, and explaining the basic equipment needed. We will look at the main technique of alla prima, and practice painting wet on wet, scumbling and glazing. Looking at landscapes we will work towards at least one finished painting. Advice on colour mixing and composition will also be given along with tips on what to buy should you wish to continue. Oil is a versatile and forgiving medium which can be used in a variety of styles. This workshop is suited to beginners and to experienced watercolour and acrylic painters who are thinking of making the jump to oils. Small class of maximum 6 All levels welcome. Some starter materials provided, however if you do have brushes and oils please bring them. Parking Please note there is no parking directly at the venue. There is on-road parking in the road opposite or in The Avenue where there is a walk-way to the studios. Coldharbour pay and display carpark is a short walk. You are welcome to pull into the yard in order to unload before parking. Disabled Parking We have 2 disabled parking bays for blue badge holders directly outside the door to the studios that may be reserved in advance. Please email to book.

Upcoming Sessions

Contact Details

  • Compton Court, Coldharbour, Sherborne, UK

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