OIL PAINTING workshops : run by artist Sophie Berger

BEGINNERS OIL PAINTING:  5 weeks

£125 pp

Wednesday evenings 15th May to 12th June

6.30pm to 9pm

A well structured and systematic course for those who have never painted before, as well as for those who want to reinforce their basic skills in oils or to move onto oils having previously used acrylics or water-based media.   Students learn to see colour, shape and tone and relate all these elements together in various compositions.  This course aims to foster self-confidence and enjoyment of painting in a stimulating environment.

This is an ideal course for beginners as there is plenty of guidance from the tutor.

What topics do we cover?

  •  Lay out a basic palette
  • working with a limited tonal palette
  • handling paint
  • laying down a tonal ground
  • drawing out and under-painting
  • glazing and paint mediums
  • understanding colour and mixing
  • understanding composition
  • how to take a painting to completion

 INTERMEDIATE OIL PAINTING: 5 weeks

£125 pp

Thursday evenings 6.30pm – 9pm

16th May to 13th June

Based at the beautiful Kigbeare Studios, classes will be held outside as much as possible to focus on flora and fauna, Kigbeare’s woodland and orchard as well as far reaching views.  Develop your technique from the use of sketches and source material to produce a painting.  We will also concentrate on still life practicing technique, colour mixing and the use of various oil painting mediums.

Ideal for those painters wanting to develop their technique and those who have completed the Beginners Oil Painting course.

Some materials supplies, but please bring as much of your own as you can.

SATURDAY MORNING OIL PAINTING:

£125 pp

10.30am – 1pm

from 22nd June for 5 weeks,

A Saturday morning oil painting workshop for beginners and those who would like to freshen up their skills and technique.  If the weather allows, we will be outside in the grounds of Kigbeare Manor Farm, but if not, we will work from still life in the studio.

This will be a useful course for those wanting to reinforce their basic skills in oils or to move onto oils having previously used acrylics or water-based media.  Students learn to see colour, shape and tone, and relate all these elements together in various compositions.  This course aims to foster self confidence and enjoyment of painting in a stimulating environment.

for further information please contact Sophie on info@sophieberger.co.uk