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Oil & acrylic painting courses

Learn to paint with oils and acrylics from hundreds of painting tutors based all across the UK. Pick up oil and acrylic painting techniques on courses, classes and workshops for both experienced and beginner painters.

Yorkshire - Next course on 9th March 2019
Come and spend some time developing your painting skills in a relaxing, supportive environment. Workshops are open to all and being small groups only, are individually tailored to ability. All workshops are run by myself, I've taught art for over 25 years as well as creating my own work, and take place in my studio or in the surrounding beautiful Yorkshire Dales. A day spent drawing and painting in the studio or outside in the...
West Midlands - Next course on 13th January 2019
The workshops take place every second Sunday of each month. Each skill and technique is taught in small group sizes (maximum of six people). Your tutor will be Heather Wilson of Back Room Art.
Why not try a unique way of sculpting by using Powertex liquid art medium to sculpt, craft, create and bring to life your very own unique handmade weatherproof sculpted piece of art. Workshops are taught in a friendly environment with fully certified, insured and trained tutors, using Powertex fabric hardener as well as other art mediums. No experience needed as each part is taught step by step with extra support from a tutor if required....
Welcome to 'Shine Brightly', a step by step Tree painting experience with me, Kassi Martin. About Kassi; I Love to create vibrant, Intuitive Art; Trees, Goddesses, Angels & Collages. Each painting tells a story of who I am and my experience as a human offering Healing & Well Being each time I create. Shine Brightly Allow me to gently lead you step by step through the process of creating my mixed media Tree painting. We...
A lovely opportunity to step away from everything; to spend some time painting and drawing in a light and airy room at The Endon Methodist Church. The series of classes running on Tuesday mornings are led by Louise Adams, an artist and designer who will give individual tuition and support to beginners as well as those coming back to art. Louise will bring flowers and other interesting items to paint, show you some of her...
Why not come along and try your hand at oil painting or perhaps you already paint in oils and would like to move on to the next level. Our expert tutor will guide you through all the materails you need and demonstrate and teach the techniques required to get the best results and enjoyment out of this wonderful medium. Using the safest possible modern materials you will learn traditional and contemporary oil painting techniques. Class...
Buckinghamshire - Next course on 20th March 2019
This 1 day Colour Theory course has been designed to give artists of all abilities a hands on and in-depth look into the world of colour. The course will allow you to develop a greater understanding of colour theory, which will enhance your knowledge of art and make your own painting process much easier. During the course you will spend time exploring the importance of tone and temperature when attempting to mix accurate colours as...
This course will teach the techniques of the old masters and the skills needed to paint in this style. Working in the large custom built studio Including such things as preparing the support, making paint, drawing the image, transfering the image to the support, initial layers, glazing and finishing the painting, and of course the materials used. Class numbers are kept to a maximum of eight to ensure quality tuition from a professional artist who...
Buckinghamshire - Next course on 19th January 2019
About the Course MindFlow Arts Retreat is a holistic creative well-being programme, designed to support people to access their own creativity and begin the process of a personal creative journey. I believe that everyone has potential to be creative. I believe life experiences can be captured through art; some we may treasure and the others need to cleared from our psyche for our physical and mental well-being. Art is cathartic and healing. I cherish every...
East Sussex
Enjoy a day of creativity and fun, by retreating to the foot of the East Sussex Downs, for a one day workshop experience led by Laura. Courses can be tailored for complete beginners and also for intermediate artists wishing to explore new approaches. You will be supported to make a unique mixed-media artwork to take home at the end of the day, by being playful and exploring different mixed-media techniques. The day covers various aspects...