Introduction to Oil Painting with David Barber . Three Day Workshop



A three day Workshop at Moor and sea Holidays near Lynmouth in North Devon, surrounded by stunning inspirational landscape. This 3-day course will teach you all that you need to know to make your own oil paintings. You will receive a thorough introduction to the equipment and materials needed, such as painting surfaces, paints, brushes and mediums. Over the three days you will progress from techniques showing you how to create drawings with accurate proportions and values, to the creation of finished paintings. Through demonstrations and practise you will learn how to mix accurate colours and how to create harmonious and interesting compositions. There will be plenty of opportunity for you to practise and explore this exciting medium all with the support of the tutor. Accommodation is available at Moor and Sea Holidays in our lovely self catering lodges. We offer a 20% discount to guests doing an art course. Nearby there are lovely seaside towns, stunning coastline and wild and beautiful moorland to explore. Stay for the duration of the course or linger a little longer to enjoy all this area has to offer ​

What's included in the price?

All materials Delicious homemade lunches, cakes and refreshments


Cancellation policy

Strict - Cancellation and a full refund can be obtained up to 8 weeks before the course starts


Moor and Sea is set on Exmoor five minutes drive from the sea at Lynmouth, surrounded by stunning views. Bridget is an artist working in glass, print and paint. As well as running her own workshops in stained and fused glass she hosts courses run by other artists in oil painting, batik and Indian miniature painting. These inspirational workshops are held in the lovely airy art studio at Moor and Sea Holidays with beautiful views over Exmoor. For those coming from further afield, we offer discounted rates for our self catering lodges making a wonderful creative short break.

Suitable for

  • Adults
  • Seniors
  • Limited mobility
  • Suitable for beginners
  • UK Holiday
  • Intermediate level
  • Accommodation offered
  • Parking provided
Message the tutor


Dean Steep, Barbrook, Barbrook, Barbrook, Lynton, Devon, EX35 6JS