Oil Painting Level 2 Short Course

Oil Painting Level 2 Short Course
Location: Kensington & Chelsea
Commencement Date: August 5, 2024
Ending Date: August 8, 2024

Course description

Whether you work representationally or abstract, this course will build on your existing skills and explore avenues of diverse techniques in oil painting.

Using varied working methods you will expand your expression and confidence using the medium. Detailed demonstrations and informative lectures will throw light on the materials and processes to inform and inspire your self-directed projects.

You will be shown how to create mood and atmosphere using colour harmony and contrasts, gain an understanding of saturation and values and practice effective colour mixing techniques. You will explore the benefits of a limited colour palette, methods of oil glazing and grisaille underpainting as well as dealing with the complexities of composition and reduced paint application.

Particular emphasis will be given to direct painting without the use of drawing or preparatory line in order to achieve a fresh and energetic painting. Critical advice will be provided as and when needed throughout the day.

Course outcomes
By the end of this course students should:
Have gained the tools to develop to an advanced stage as a painter and explore new techniques and approaches to oil painting
Developed a clearer understanding of your potential as an artist by gaining a broader understanding of the medium of oil paint
Who should attend Oil Painting Level 2 short course?
This course is suitable for intermediate to advanced painters, with a knowledge of working in oils, wishing to expand their language in painting, using an expanded number of diverse methods and techniques.

Clear, easy to understand lessons:

Our tutors will explain things in easy to understand, accessible English. If they need to use any special terminology they will make sure they explain what they mean.
New methods will be shown to students through live demonstrations, in a way thats crystal clear and easy to understand.
Experience life on campus

Network and share ideas with students from across the globe
Access the technology and materials relevant to your discipline
Shop in our college shops for any materials you might need
Ask questions of your tutor in real time
Receive feedback and critique on your assignments
Experience the many sights of London on your down time
A certificate of completion:

You’ve put the work in so we want to make sure you have something to show for it!
As long as you attend a minimum of 80% of your classes, we will provide you with a certificate of attendance
We always recommend you attend all of the classes so that you get the most out of the experience!
Certificates are great to complement your CV

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