Introduction to Oil Painting Classes – Saturday 10 am – noon


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Introduction to Oil Painting Classes:

Season One, Landscapes

A series of four classes, fortnightly between 10 am and noon on Saturdays, starting on April 13 2024 with Edinburgh artist  ‘Craigo’ (Craig Seaton Bell SSA) that will introduce you to the essential techniques of oil painting.

Week 1 Saturday April 13 2024 10 am – noon

  • Prime and prepare your canvas
  • Perspective and vanishing point principles explained
  • Tonal principles explained
  • Prepare a tonal sketch
  • Block in your sky and foreground

Week 2 Saturday April 27 10 am – noon

  • Add mid tones and detail
  • The principles of Colour Perspective explained & demonstrated
  • Colour mixing principles explained

Week 3 Saturday May 11 10 am – noon

  • Add foreground detail and highlights
  • How to ‘suggest’ detail
  • Impasto and stippling principles explained

Week 4 Saturday May 25 10 am – noon

  • Add scumble and tonal glazes
  • Add final highlights and details
  • ‘When to stop’
  • Signing & Varnishing

The cost of the series is £180.00 which includes your canvas and all materials.  Places are restricted to six at each class.  Places awarded on a first come, first served basis.  If we are oversubscribed, then a waiting list will be created and a second series of classes organised.

Event Details

Start date: 2024-04-13

End date: 2024-05-25

Start time: 10:00

End time: 12:00

Venue: Art & Craft Collective 93 Causewayside EH9 1QG

Phone: 01316299123