Painting In Oils/Acrylics For Beginners, with Tim Gaudion

June 22, 2017, 7:00pm - 9:00pm, Iris & Dora Print Studio, Ruettes Brayes, St Peter Port, Guernsey. GY1 1PL. -

Painting In oils/acrylics For Beginners
Maximum 8 Students
4 weeks course £125
This course will get you confidently painting and will teach essential painting techniques using both oil and acrylic in a series of practical demonstrations and one on one tuition.
Create your own painting during the 4 weeks working from either photograph, sketch or subject of your choice. I will discuss with each of student which techniques the would work best and  demonstrate the best way to start your painting.
Week 1: 22nd June
Week 2: 29th June
 – no class – 6th July
Week 3: 13th July
Week 4: 20th July
During the 4 weeks you will learn:
The basics of colour and how to mix colours. Working with a limited palette and the key colours to use. How different colours have different properties and how to use this knowledge in your paintings.
Composition and some simple techniques to quickly sketch out your painting with some easy to follow rules, why the rules work and when to break the rules.
I will demonstrate different painting techniques with both oil and acrylic paints, how to build up a painting from start to finish.
Key techniques and demonstrations on using your paint brush, why are there so many types of brushes? From how to confidently make bold marks to techniques that will give you a more photographic style.
How to ensure that your painting works as a whole discussing the composition, colour and mood of the painting.
By the end of this course you will have completed at least one painting and will have a good grounding in all aspects of basic painting techniques, composition and colour.
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