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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.

£95
Oxfordshire - Next course on 23rd October 2018
In this one day workshop we’ll be painting a Brecon Beacons landscape in Acrylics, in an impressionistic style. This workshop is suitable for beginners and more experienced painters. The workshop covers: 1. Studying the tones and colours in the landscape 2. Choosing a ground colour 3. Under-painting and building layers 4. How to achieve depth in the landscape 5. How to vary your brush strokes There will also be advice on painting surfaces, brushes and...
£95
Oxfordshire - Next course on 30th November 2018
In this one day workshop we’ll be painting a Seascape in Acrylics, in an impressionistic style. This workshop is suitable for beginners and more experienced painters. The workshop covers: 1. Studying the tones and colours in the landscape 2. Choosing a ground colour 3. Under-painting and building layers 4. How to achieve texture and depth 5. How to vary your brush strokes There will also be advice on painting surfaces, brushes and accessories.
£155
Dorset
1 - 1 Resin Art Workshop with Emma Jones - Resin Artist Emma Jones, Resin Artist and Eli-chem Artist Resins are pleased to announce their 1-1 workshops. Available in Poole, Dorset (and other locations on request). The workshops are designed for 1-1 participation but can be booked with a maximum of 4 participants in Poole. These Workshops are for complete beginners to Resin artists who are looking for extra product & technical knowledge, Each workshop...
£165
Kent - Next course on 6th October 2018
We have been teaching on our art courses for 15 years, in weekly art lessons. weekend breaks in Rye and new for this year painting hoildays in Greece (please take a look at our other courses). We believe everyone can paint, you just need to be shown how. Whether you are on your own, a couple or in a group, you will have fun learning to paint and meeting new friends on this fantastic weekend...
£360
Midlothian
4 Seasons Drawing Course This course is based from the home studio of Portfolio Oomph in Midlothian and the lovely grounds of the Newbattle Abbey College and surrounding Forestry Commission Scotland woodland. We are aiming to develop our own personal responses to the landscape through selecting and editing, taking risks and being adventurous not necessarily to reproduce the landscape exactly as we see it. You will discover a range of unpredictable and exciting results. We...
£25
Northumberland - Next course on 21st July 2018
Hello I'm Gillian and I've been working as an artist for almost ten years. In the two hour workshop, you'll experiment with acrylic paints to get used to the medium before creating your own 12x10 canvas painting of tree silhouettes.
£28
West Yorkshire - Next course on 19th July 2018
Come and learn the fantastic art of fluid paint pouring techniques in this fun, interactive workshop. We will show you how to modify your paint to get the correct pouring consistency, demonstrate several paint pouring methods (dirty pour, tree ring pour, swipe method, puddle pour), and show you how to create cells. All materials provided to create four 8 x 8 canvases. Please come dressed for mess! Please note: You will need to leave your...
£80
Gloucestershire
Using acrylic paints, you will be shown techniques in observing and recording colour within a still life. You will be encouraged to consider composition and the balance of colour to create harmony and contrast. You will create a beautiful painting, receiving guidance within a friendly and supportive environment. Suitable for those new to painting and those wishing to refresh their skills. You can turn any of our courses into a short break by staying in...
£18
Lancashire
Workshop at King Street Studios by David Stanley During this workshop participants will explore a variety of techniques using acrylic paint following a short presentation by the artist. He will provide one-to-one guidance as the workshop progresses. Themes will consider the nature of acrylic paint and the properties of different colours. Techniques employed will include various methods of mark making with brushes, spreaders and scrapers along with the traditional methods of glazing and scumbling. While...
£255
Gloucestershire - Next course on 6th August 2018
A fun 3 days full of the different techniques of acrylic painting , having the excuse of painting pictures is always fun, to explore how art is created from composition and how, to approach the subject, and the technique is related to each other. Using seascapes, landscapes and still life subjects the artist can be direct, technical in drawing or expressive in how they can say what they feel about the subject they are portraying....