Oil Painting - One Day Introduction with Clare Tebboth at Vitreus Art

Landscape oil painting in progress under Clare's watchful eye.


On this one-day workshop we will explore the subject of oil painting, covering materials, techniques, and how to continue developing after the class.
Learn to paint in oils in a relaxing, friendly environment with tuition and support from experienced painter and art teacher Clare Tebboth.

The one-day workshop will cover:

An overview of the oil painting materials you'll need to get started
Care of brushes and palette
Guidance on basic colour mixing and composition
You will create several small paintings on canvas paper using the alla prima technique which enables artists to complete a painting in one sitting
Subject matter for the workshop will include a simple still life and small landscape from images provided by Clare

Students are asked to bring:

Clothes you don't mind getting paint on (aprons will be provided)
Rags or wipes to clean brushes and hands
A wide tray or fruit box and newspaper to lay in the book of your car to transport your wet oil paintings home (they will take some time to dry fully)

Cancellation and a full refund can be obtained up to 4 weeks before the course starts. Start dates may be amended on request.

What's included in the price?

The course cost includes:

Use of oil paints, brushes, canvas paper and low-odour solvent
All your own oil paintings to take home
Small class sizes, as with all our art classes
Visors and widely spaced sanitized workspaces
An opportunity to make creative new friends!
Lunch and refreshments are included
Class runs from 10am to 4-30pm (approx)


Mike Caddy or Jenny Timms at Vitreus Art
Vitreus Art at Bell Plantation
Watling Street
NN12 6GX

Suitable for

  • Adults
  • Intermediate level
  • Limited mobility
  • Parking provided
  • Seniors
  • Suitable for beginners
  • Wheelchair users
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