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Intermediate Oil Painting


29 September – 15 December 2022 / 10.00am – 4.00pm
12 Thursdays / No half term break

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This oil painting course is suitable for those who are already confident in drawing. Offering the opportunity for a sustained period of enquiry, revision and experiment, the course aims to help you develop your perceptual skills and personal painterly language. Included in the programme are four days working from the figure, an introduction to colour theory and guidance on painting methods and materials.

29 September – 15 December 2022 / 10.00am – 4.00pm
12 Thursdays / No half term break

Tutor: Ian Rowlands
Course #: TH22

Materials List

Please bring these materials with you when you start the course:
• Brushes
• No.3 round hog
• No.5 filbert or flat hog
• No.2 round sable or synthetic
• Wooden palette approx 25 x 35cm (or tear-off palette available from school shop)
• Straight bladed palette knife
• Dipper
• Odourless thinners (turpentine and white spirit not permitted in • school)
• Jam jar

Oil Paints
Needed on first day:
• Titanium White *
• Yellow Ochre
• Light Red
• French Ultramarine blue (
• All preferably artists’ quality)

Introduced after week one:
• Cadmium Yellow lemon
• Cadmium Red
• Alizarin Crimson
• Cerulean blue

Optional drawing Materials
• Artists Sketchbook (A4)
• Small hardback sketchbook (A6)
• Drawing pencils (selection)
• Putty / hard erasers
• Masking Tape

General for Painting
• A few small cheap canvas boards 10×8 or 10×12 inches
(Available from school shop) Stanley knife


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