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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.

West Midlands - Next course on 6th June 2019
I will be running a 5 week course starting in June. This course is an introduction to mixed media art journaling and is suitable for any level. Anybody can do it and you don’t need to be able to draw or paint! Over the 5 weeks, you will be learning, experimenting and creating, using a variety of mediums through different art techniques. These will include: • Aluminium foil tape embossing • Acrylic paint background •...
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....
Lincolnshire - Next course on 25th April 2019
Have you always wanted to learn drawing and painting skills? This course will teach you the fundamental basics and more. In a relaxed, creative atmosphere the course is suitable for those who have never drawn before or those wishing to improve. You will be shown a wide range of techniques to raise confidence and enhance visual awareness. Through various approaches including drawing from life, you will learn to explore and understand line, tone, measurement, texture...
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...
West Midlands - Next course on 12th May 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.
Buckinghamshire - Next course on 10th August 2019
Have you ever been tempted to try painting in acrylics but not sure where to start? Are you struggling to get the best out of your acrylic paints or do you want to explore a more varied approach to using them? Acrylics for beginners is a structured 2 day course, guiding you through techniques and teaching you the best practice for using this exciting and versatile medium. From mixing colours to paint application and mark...
North Yorkshire - Next course on 30th April 2019
We have been running our warm and friendly art class in Harrogate for the last three years. The Summer term 2019 starts on Tuesday 30th April and runs for 12 weeks. There is a morning class 10-1pm and and afternoon class 1.30-4.30pm. The class is a taught course and is run by two qualified teachers. The course includes drawing, pastels, watercolour and acrylics. The course is suitable from complete beginners to intermediate level students.
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 25th May 2019
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 life experience. Every...
A relaxed and inspirational painting class designed to help beginners to get started with painting, whilst also supporting more advanced painters develop their skills and techniques. This is a bespoke service geared to the individuals, using a variety of approaches with oil and acrylic paints. During these classes, Liz….an experienced and enthusiastic tutor will take you through exercises and a series of sketchbook studies to develop your own artistic language and document your learning and...