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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.

£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
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
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!...
£80
West Midlands - Next course on 10th November 2018
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...
£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...
£295
Shropshire
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...