"""This is a blended delivery course meaning that some sessions will take place face-to-face in the classroom and some will take place online. You will need a working internet connection and computer with which you can attend log into a zoom session in order to attend the online sessions. Course Title: Art: Start Oil Painting
Course Description: Course Description: Relax and learn new skills. Make exciting paintings you will be proud to hang on your wall, in an exhibition or gifts for friends. This course is suitable for all abilities, especially beginners and those who are rusty.
You will be gently guided through line, tone, colour and texture to maximise your painterly potential, enjoy your own style and wield your brushes with panache.
You will discover that various painting techniques will enhance your approaches and help develop your work with a greater understanding of what makes an interesting, successful image. You will emerge from this course with enhanced observational skills
The course will help you plan and compose successful images, experimenting with various painting techniques including:
• Getting the most from your palettes.
• Explore colour theory, colour mixing practice using various mediums.
• Will be guided through line, tone, hue and texture.
• Plan and compose successful images.
• Experimenting with different techniques.
• Create observational studies to discover what magic you can do.
You may want to bring some of the following equipment if you have it
o Paper/board/canvas support suitable for oil painting
o One or two brushes suitable for oils
o Palette knife and rags
o A range of colours
If you do not have these items, we can provide them.
You will benefit more from this course if you are able to take simple notes and measurements
This course may not be suitable for learners with SEN – please enquire first.