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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.

London - Next course on 16th January 2019
A practical introduction to abstract art, suitable for beginners and more experienced artists. Term 1: Techniques and ideas; Term 2: Abstraction and the human figure; Term 3: |nspired by nature, landscape and language. Who is this course for A practical introduction to abstract art for beginners and more experienced artists, interested in the diverse range of styles and techniques abstract drawing and painting has to offer. This course is structured so that each term delves...
Northumberland - Next course on 27th September 2018
Following the first Art Workshop, Gillian has now put in two more dates for you to enjoy. In this two hour tutor lead workshop, relax as artist Gillian guides you through the art of using acrylics. Create your very own masterpiece inspired by Gillian’s own works, a beautiful tree silhouette on a 12×10 canvas This would make a beautiful bespoke gift for yourself and should be dry and ready for you to to take home...
Northumberland - Next course on 27th September 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.
West Yorkshire - Next course on 11th October 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...
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...
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....
An exciting workshop exploring palette knife painting. Palette knife painting enables you to make quick expressive paintings. Using the landscape as a starting point you will try the technique on big open skies and amazing shapes of the landscape. Mark the tutor will guide you though your art work, as well as paint with you! We run a number of different painting and drawing workshops to see further information please visit our website. You can...
North Yorkshire
Two days experimenting with colour, composition and mark making. My teaching style is loose and experimental and employs a fresh contemporary approach. Times: 10.00am - 4.00pm each day Location: Hutton's Ambo Village Hall, Low Hutton, YO60 7HQ Price: £225 Parking and directions Please park around the green, grass triangle just beyond the village hall (marked with balloons). I will meet you there at 9.50am and we will walk to the studio.
Join us for a fun evening of art and wine with Edinburgh artist Suzanne Kemplay. On this Scottish Colourist themed workshop, you will create your very own still life or landscape painting with hands-on help from Suzanne while enjoying a glass of wine. And we think you'll be amazed at what you can achieve. Suzanne has always loved the Scottish Colourist paintings, "I see them as part of my heritage. They have a freshness and...
As two qualified artists and art tutors we have design a series of workshops to cover a range of media, this includes drawing, paint, print and 3D. Our classes are designed for all abilities and ages and are held during the day.