Saturday Painting Class

Learn to Paint – A Beginners Workshop

Next Dates:

Please contact me for up and coming dates.

During this one-day intensive course you will learn the basic principles of painting using Acrylic.

During this workshop you will learn:

How to prime a canvas/board

  • Setting up your palette
  • Basic starter colours
  • How to start a painting
  • Brush types and how they work
  • Cleaning and maintaining brushes
  • Over 10 different painting techniques
  • Colour Theory
  • Mixing Primary & secondary colours (more complicated then it sounds)
  • Colour temperature
  • Mixing blacks
  • Mixing complementary colours to achieve greys/neutrals/earth colours
  • Value and its importance in painting

By the end of the day you will go away confident in how to start and complete a painting, along with some basic painting knowledge. I will also provide you with a list of ‘start up’ materials and where you can buy them.

The day will be broken up as follows:

  • 10am – 11.30am – Teaching
  • 11.30am – 11.45am – Tea Break (optional)
  • 11.45am  – 1pm – Teaching
  • 1pm – 1.45pm – Lunch (please bring or there are local shops a short walk away)
  • 1.45pm – 3pm – Teaching
  • 3pm – 3.15pm – Tea Break (optional)
  • 3.15pm – 4pm – Teaching

Course cost: £60 (includes all materials)


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