Still Life for Beginners Workshop

Still Life for Beginners Workshop


Wonderfully relaxing workshop spending the day painting still life. We will explore the importance of dynamic composition and painting fast and loose. Beginning with a demonstration this workshop will provide you with confidence in colour mixing, paint application and the basics of colour theory. All reference and still life supplied.

What to bring:

4b pencil, rubber and putty rubber

Palette knife size 22 or similar

Canvas paper or canvas board 12” x 16” (30 x 40cms)

Selection of flat, synthetic brushes in a range from 4 - 12

One small round brush size 2, for detailed work

Rags or baby wipes (biodegradable)

Oil painters will need Liquin original painting medium and sansoder or zest it low odour thinners

Paper tear off palette pad for oil or acrylic and fine mist spray for acrylics

Paint to bring (either oil or acrylic)

Cadmium Red

Cadmium yellow

Ultramarine Blue

Titanium white

Cerulean blue

Permanent Rose

Raw Umber

Art Suppliers:

Jacksons Art supplies


Refunds are not available on this booking. Start dates may be amended on request.

What's included in the price?

Any other materials not specified for the students to bring

Expert tuition

1 to 1 guidance

Detailed demonstrations

A selection of tea, freshly brewed coffee, biscuits and delicious cakes

And of course you take your wonderful creations from the day.

Terms - Fee is payable on booking. If, having booked, you cancel your booking, we are unable to offer a refund. However, you may nominate someone else to attend the workshop or class in your place. We reserve the right to cancel a workshop up to 48 hours prior to the workshop date. We will only cancel due to insufficient places sold and you will be refunded the full amount paid.


Lauren Millbank at Micklems Farm Creative Workshops
Micklems Farmhouse
Knowl Hill
RG10 9YD

Suitable for

  • Adults
  • Parking provided
  • Suitable for beginners


1 day (10:00am to 4:00pm)

Gold Badge
What does this mean?

This craft course provider has been awarded Gold status for receiving 10 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.

Browse similar courses, kits, live classes and online workshops in:

Leave a review


Please note that email addresses added here are not published. Contact information will not be shared or used for marketing unless you opt to receive our monthly newsletter about UK creative courses. You will be notified by email within two weeks if the course provider responds to your review.

Have you done this course?