Course Summary


This is a general oil painting course of larger scope than the Beginners Course and is intended to provide a wider experience of the possibilities of oil painting. The course provides experience in all of the key foundations, all three of the main methods and several of the common subjects (including portraiture).


By the end of this course you will have made at least 17 oil paintings.



Key Foundations Covered




Blending & Value


Colour Mixing



Subjects Covered




Landscape / Outdoors


Still Life





Methods Covered


Alla Prima







Additional Elements Covered




Use of additional tools and media



Estimated Course Length  


The course consists of approximately 145 hours of taught lesson time and 140 hours of home-based assignment time.



Course Schedule


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Times Lessons Are Available



Course Fees (for one-to-one)


The course can be paid for in two ways:


a) £35 per hour, paying after each lesson



b) Blocks of hours paid in advance:


10 hours         £315 (10% discount) £31.50 per hour  


20 hours         £595 (15% discount) £29.75 per hour


30 hours         £840 (20% discount) £28.00 per hour  

General Course in Oil Painting

Experience the Possibilities of Oil Painting

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Beginners to Advanced

Since 2005