Learn Oil Painting with Daphne Sandham – The Basics
Contact course provider
About the Course
One day oil painting workshop at Old Bank Studios - beginners welcome.
This workshop is part of our Autumn Oils Special Offer – Book All Four for £200 (see separate listing)
Daphne begins our short “Learn Oil Painting” series with an introduction to all the basic things you need to know: properties of the paint, surfaces to paint on, different mediums, etc. This will be explained with demonstrations and it won’t be long before you are using the paint yourself, as you experiment with colour mixing; starting with the primaries.
In the afternoon she will introduce you to the Earth colours and take you step by step as you attempt an oil sketch in the manner of John Constable. The day will finish with an explanation of how to clean up and care for your bushes.
Especially Aimed at Beginners, but great fun for anyone.
Old Bank Studios offers a wide range of art, craft and textile courses and work-shops. Based in a glorious Edwardian banking hall, our fully equipped studios provide ideal spaces where students can work in a relaxed, ambient atmosphere. Located in the heart of Old Harwich, we are just a few yards from the Electric Palace Cinema.
Harwich Town Railway Station is less than a five minute walk away, with hourly trains to Manningtree, where there are mainline connections to Colchester, Chelmsford, London, Ipswich and Norwich. If you are coming by car, there is normally plenty of on road parking, otherwise there is a public car park a one minute walk away. It is always possible to drop off right at our front doors.
Please click through to our website for online booking or more details.
If booking with a CraftCourses voucher for part or all of the course fee, please fill in the contact form above or telephone us. Your voucher code must be provided at the point of booking.
What's included in the price?
All Materials and Equipment are included except canvas boards and stretched canvas which are available to buy at £2.00 – £5.00
Please bring a Packed Lunch.
Review this course
Course Start Dates
Course dates are flexible; please get in touch for the next available date.
Browse all UK Oil & acrylic painting courses
This craft course provider has been awarded Bronze status for receiving 1 or more 5 star ratings from previous students.
The Students' Choice award ensures that course providers get recognised for their efforts in the teaching and practice of UK craft.
They also allow tutors to gain valuable feedback on their courses and for new students to find the course that's right for them.