Painting - Oil Painting


$379 Limited inc GST / $303.20 / $341.10
Painting - Oil Painting

<p><b><a href="/courses/art-classes-sydney/painting-classes-sydney-courses-workshops">Learn to paint</a> in Oil in Sydney.</b></p><p>In this oil painting course you will experience the many benefits


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Course description

Learn to paint in Oil in Sydney.

In this oil painting course you will experience the many benefits of working with the medium oil.

Suitable for both beginners and those with painting experience you will be guided through structured exercises to create paintings with beautiful texture and finish – even without any prior painting experience.

The course begins with the examination of inspirational paintings from the Renaissance and Baroque. You will be introduced to the historical techniques as used by artists during this period. Your first painting will be the reproduction of a section of a painting of your choice from this period.

The traditional techniques acquired during this study will then be used to create a second painting of your choice.

Ideal for…

This course is designed for all levels.

Course content
  • Tonal painting and underpainting
  • Colour theory and colour mixing
  • Paint formulation and handling
  • Brush technique
  • The application of grounds and priming’s and the construction of an oil painting
Learning outcomes

By the end of this Oil Painting Class, you will have:

  • created at least one painting
  • demonstrated correct brush technique
  • demonstrated correct palette technique
  • mixed colour which demonstrates a knowledge of colour theory
  • created various formulations of oil paint
  • created a multi-layered painting
  • created a single-layered painting
Course materials

The following materials are available to purchase at the College at the first session:

  • Paint kit (6 colours) = $70
  • Brushes kit (12 brushes) = $45
  • One sheet of paper palette = $1
  • One sheet of canvas paper = $3

You will also require other materials for the later session. Please click link below for a complete list:

Feedback from past students

"This is an amazing course for all levels. Very good approach of learning"

" Very patient with explaination. Provide guidance but also allow self expression"

"A very enjoyable class. Learned what I wanted to learn"

Other information
  • Closed-in shoes required
  • Please wear old clothes
  • Long hair must be tied back

Students are eligible for a 10% discount at:

  • Tillys Art Supplies, 661 Darling St, Rozelle ph. 9810 8309
  • Newtown Art Supplies, 15 Wilson St, Newtown ph. 9516 2339

* Eckersley’s Art Supplies, 93 York St (deliveries: 160 Clarence St) 
Sydney NSW 2000 ph. 9299 4151

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Course testimonials:

  • Gulya said: Nicola was an excellent teacher, she taught a lot of fundamentals of oil painting, different techniques and it was fun.

  • Catherine said: "Sofie is a terrific teacher. I really enjoyed the classes and feel I have progressed and learned a great deal, not just about oils, also about drawing, perspective, process. I wish it was followed up by a next level oil painting!"

  • James said: "5 stars"