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Oil Painting Essentials for Beginners – Two-Day Workshop


Sat 5 Jan 2019, 9:30am–3:30pm
Sun 6 Jan 2019, 9:30am–3:30pm

Where: Art Est. Gallery, 67–69 Lords Road, Leichhardt, New South Wales

Restrictions: All Ages

Listed by: art6

Painting with oils will be demystified as you learn the fundamentals of oil painting in this two-day workshop. Students will be guided step-by-step through the process of planning and painting in oil paints and take home your own colour charts and small finished paintings of a simple still life.

You will work from a simple still life, and get a basic introduction to oil painting including:

- How to set up your work area and painting palette and paint surfaces
- How to mix colours
- How to apply oil paints and be introduced to paint mediums
- Learning about composition
- Learn how to begin and work through to a finished painting
- How to clean and care for your brushes

No experience necessary. A perfect starting point for absolute beginners or artists used to working in other medium. A great class for high school visual art students.

Art Est. Art School is a dynamic creative hub for the visual arts in Leichhardt, the heart of Sydney’s inner west. Founder and Director Jennifer McNamara established Art Est in 2008 with a vision to create an art space where students of all ages and abilities can discover their artistic potential in a professional studio environment with practicing artists. Art Est has gained a reputation for providing quality tuition in a nurturing and relaxed environment.

Our spacious, light-filled warehouse is an inspiring art space featuring four teaching studios and gallery space and a brand new dedicated ceramics studio. Our professionally managed and purpose built pottery and ceramics studio is equipped with 8 pottery wheels (Venco), dedicated handbuilding stations, slab roller, extruder, glaze and kiln rooms. The studio has 3 electric kilns and all firing occurs on the premises managed by the studio coordinator. A good selection of glazes are available for student use. Clay is also available for purchase by students. View our ceramics and pottery classes

Art Est. is conveniently located within walking distance from Light Rail stations, as well as plenty of on site and unmetered street parking. All our tutors are practicing artists and experts in their genre and medium. You can click on the tutor’s name in the course information to find out more about their qualifications, art practice and the courses or workshops they are currently teaching at Art Est. More.