Learn Oil Painting with Paul Alcock – Still Life

Learn Oil Painting with Paul Alcock – Still Life

Duration: 10am-4.30pm

Price: £59

Run by: Old Bank Studios

Contact: Beverley Caleno

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About the Course

One day oil painting class at Old Bank Studios - beginners welcome.

This workshop is part of our Autumn Oils Special Offer – Book All Four for £200 (see separate listing).

Using a collection of simple objects as your subject, learn about composition, tonal values and colour mixing – the building blocks of all successful painting.

Paul will introduce you to some simple rules of composition followed by a quick demo to show you his approach to tackling the subject. Through your own painting you will learn how to observe and capture the essence and character of the objects and the relationships between them. From your initial under painting through to completion, you will gain experience in the use of oils to describe light and shade, hard and soft edges, and warm and cool colours.

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. The 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.



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