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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.

£69
Essex - Next course on 5th May 2018
One day acrylic painting workshop with experienced artist - beginners welcome. Let go of conventional ideas about realistic colour and obsessive detail, and instead be expressive and spontaneous with colour, launch into bold, sweeping brushstrokes on a large scale, and communicate more with less. You will also have the opportunity to experiment with metallic colours and iridescent mediums, and try your hand at palette knife painting. We will work loosely based on photo references (human...
£95
Nottinghamshire - Next course on 23rd June 2018
Beginner’s Landscape Oil Painting Workshop, £95, Rural Antics at Hanwell Wine Estate, Nottinghamshire Join us and create your own landscape oil painting in a day. Local artist Sara Penrose will guide you step-by-step. By demonstrating and explaining the tools and materials, composition, colour mixing and various techniques for creating your very own landscape painting. English landscapes can be complex enough to provide some challenges but also simple enough to enable a fun and relaxing day....
£65
Essex - Next course on 21st October 2018
One day oil painting workshop at Old Bank Studios - beginners welcome. This day is not just an introduction to oil painting, but will also be a lesson in design and colour. Starting by looking at movement; footage of flying seagulls, slow motion and stills, you will move on to tracing shapes of flying gulls, cutting out and arranging a composition. Your design will then be drawn onto canvas and you can begin to consider...
£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...
£489
West Sussex - Next course on 9th July 2018
If you love all things botanical, come and enjoy capturing their beauty and essence on paper. You'll improve your botanical painting skills, learning how to use technical form, use of colour and tone, and using your equipment. Best suited to those with some experience with drawing and watercolour: • Learn technical form, colour and tone • Share inspiration and exchange ideas • Gain knowledge to continue painting at home Nestled at the foot of the...
£489
Cumbria - Next course on 10th September 2018
Have a passion and love for botanical paintings, come and capture their beauty and essence on paper at our stunning country house: Derwent Bank. Improving on your botanical painting skills, you'll also be learning how to use technical form, use of colour and tone, and using your equipment. Best suited to those with some experience with drawing and watercolour: • Learn technical form, colour and tone • Share inspiration and exchange ideas • Gain knowledge...
£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!...
£160
Essex - Next course on 29th September 2018
The workshop will begin with a discussion on pastel painting materials, surfaces, developing your painting style and working methods unique to pastels. Tony will then do a quick demo emphasising composition, colour and technique. He will share some of his working methods; using direct strokes on a textured surface to emphasise ‘brushwork’ you will learn how to simplify your approach to achieve exciting impressionistic paintings. There will be plenty of individual help at the easel...
£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...