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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.

£10465
South Yorkshire
The OCA BA (Hons) in Painting is for those who wish to focus on drawing and painting to become reflective artists with the skills necessary to effectively develop a personal artistic vision or voice. A range of options at Level 1 (HE4) also provides the opportunity to explore another visual art discipline to enrich and broaden your skills including sculpture and printmaking. As you progress through the levels of this Open degree, you gain a...
£75
Essex - Next course on 7th April 2019
The day will begin with John doing a short demonstration landscape, showing the way he applies oil paint, brush control and colour mixing. He will discuss painting a sky, distance and foreground (aerial perspective) and trees. Depending on your level of experience and drawing ability, you can make your own painting as complicated or simple as you like. There will be plenty of photos to choose from to give you inspiration and ideas. John will...
£100
Suffolk - Next course on 9th February 2019
​Eddie Goodridge will teach you a simple and uncomplicated way of understanding oil paints and how to use them, without your palette turning to mud. You will learn what supports (boards, canvas etc.) you can paint on and how to make your own gesso. Eddie will show you what brushes, mediums and solvents to use in a safe, clean environment. From just three primary colours, Eddie will demonstrate various techniques of painting, beginning with: how...
£16
London
Whether you prefer a minimalist or bold accessory, both should make a statement in their own right. Come along to my workshop at Crafty North Londoner Spring Makers Market where you will get to design, paint and take home your very own geometric five beaded necklace. Not to mention, meet some new wonderful people. As well as my workshop, the handcraft market will feature designers and makers mainly from north London. You'll be treated to...
£80
Gloucestershire
At this workshop we will explore colour mixing and matching in watercolour, using flowers, leaves, fruit and vegetables as our subjects. We will start by experimenting with mixing just three colours to create bright then muted hues. You'll be amazed at the range of hues that emerge from such a limited palette! We will then apply what we have discovered to various botanical subjects using some of the watercolour techniques used by botanical artists. There...
£40
Gloucestershire
In this Introduction to Brushlettering workshop you will learn everything you will need to begin creating your very own beautiful hand lettered style, adorn stationery & more. We will begin with the basics, exploring the possibilities of lettering with a brush & move through to techniques & compositions. The class is designed to give you the confidence to use your new skills in a variety of ways, we just know you will fall in love!...
£80
West Midlands - Next course on 26th January 2019
Beginner’s and Intermediate Roses and Daisies – Decorate a Wooden Stool The content of the course will be to decorate a wooden stool with canal art roses, daisies and gypsy brush strokes using enamel boat paint, sign writer’s brushes and the same traditional techniques used to decorate narrow boats. If you have an item you would like to paint instead of a stool, bring it along with you! The morning will be painting roses and...
£35
London
Art classes are held in my home studio in Crouch End, North London, last one hour and fifteen minutes and are £35.00. They are suitable for children aged 5-13. The beauty of private tuition is that classes will be tailored to your child's interests and ability. Your child will be guided step by step in creating and finishing a beautiful art work during each lesson. Art materials that your child can choose to work with...
£449
Gloucestershire - Next course on 4th March 2019
Chinese brush painting is an ancient art form dating back to about 4,000BC. Typical images depict flowers, birds and beautiful landscapes. We'll introduce you to the tools and materials and then teach you the techniques to get you started. This type of painting is enjoyed by many as a form of meditation due to the concentration needed in the preparation of the paint and the brush strokes used. Holiday highlights: • Skilled and experienced tutor...
£449
West Sussex - Next course on 11th November 2019
Chinese brush painting is an ancient art form dating back to about 4,000BC. Typical images depict flowers, birds and beautiful landscapes. We'll introduce you to the tools and materials and then teach you the techniques to get you started. This type of painting is enjoyed by many as a form of meditation due to the concentration needed in the preparation of the paint and the brush strokes used. Holiday highlights: • Skilled and experienced tutor...