Oil Painting-Absolute Beginners

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Course code: D65F

Oil painting can be confusing for the beginner painter. What colours should you buy? When should you use paint thinner? How and when do you use painting mediums? All of these questions and many more will be answered in this fun, interesting and friendly class for absolute beginners.

when

From 06 Jun 2024 to 11 Jul 2024
Thu 13:30-16:00

6 weeks

Date
06 Jun 2024
Time
13:30 to 16:00
Date
13 Jun 2024
Time
13:30 to 16:00
Date
20 Jun 2024
Time
13:30 to 16:00
Date
27 Jun 2024
Time
13:30 to 16:00
Date
04 Jul 2024
Time
13:30 to 16:00
Date
11 Jul 2024
Time
13:30 to 16:00

with Warren Sealey

where

Stoke Lodge 

Stoke Lodge Centre, Shirehampton Road
Stoke Bishop
Bristol
BS9 1BN


fees

full fee for this course: £114.00, concession fee: £69.00.

who

Bristol Adult Learning

stokelodge@bristol.gov.uk

0117 903 8844

Description

<p><span style="font-size:16px"><span style="font-family:&#34;Times New Roman&#34;,serif"><span style="font-family:&#34;Arial&#34;,sans-serif">You will come away with a solid understanding of everything needed to get started in this exciting painting medium.</span></span></span></p>

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What can students expect?

<p><span style="font-size:16px"><span style="font-family:Arial,sans-serif">Oil painting can be confusing for the beginner painter. </span><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif">What colours to buy? When to use paint thinner? How and when to use painting mediums? </span></span></p>

<p><span style="font-size:16px"><span style="font-family:Arial,sans-serif">All these questions and many more will be answered in this course. </span></span></p>

<p><span style="font-size:16px"><span style="font-family:Arial,sans-serif">The tutor will lead you through carefully selected paintings in a variety of subject matter including still life and landscapes. </span></span></p>

<p><span style="font-size:16px"><span style="font-family:Arial,sans-serif">He will demonstrate every step of the way so that the teaching is as clear as can be. This will be a fun, interesting and friendly class.</span></span></p>

<p><span style="font-size:16px"><span style="font-family:Arial,sans-serif">This course will be delivered at Stoke Lodge but will move online if necessary using ZOOM.</span></span></p>

Late starters allowed?

<p><span style="font-size:16px"><span style="font-family:Arial,sans-serif">No</span></span></p>

Previous experience required?

<p><span style="font-size:16px"><span style="font-family:Arial,sans-serif">No</span></span></p>

What is the progression route?

<p><span style="font-size:16px"><span style="font-family:Arial,sans-serif">Possibly Oil Painting For Improvers or Oil Painting Mixed Ability class in the future.</span></span></p>

Are there any extra costs?

<p><span style="font-size:16px"><span style="font-family:Arial,sans-serif">No</span></span></p>

Work set between sessions?

<p><span style="font-size:16px"><span style="font-family:Arial,sans-serif">Work is not set between sessions, but practice is encouraged.</span></span></p>

What should students bring?

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<p><span style="font-size:16px"><strong><span style="font-family:Arial,sans-serif">To the first session, please bring:</span></strong></span></p>

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<li><span style="font-size:16px"><span style="font-family:Arial,sans-serif">Odourless paint thinner such as Zest It or Sansodor.</span></span></li>
<li><span style="font-size:16px"><span style="font-family:Arial,sans-serif">Linseed oil, Liquin or another painting medium.</span></span></li>
<li><span style="font-size:16px"><span style="font-family:Arial,sans-serif">A selection of brushes of various sizes. You can buy singles or multipacks with a variety of sizes in.</span></span></li>
<li><span style="font-size:16px"><span style="font-family:Arial,sans-serif">An A3 pad of oil painting paper.</span></span></li>
<li><span style="font-size:16px"><span style="font-family:Arial,sans-serif">Two dippers or small jam jars.</span></span></li>
<li><span style="font-size:16px"><span style="font-family:Arial,sans-serif">Oil colours. You can buy sets with a variety of colours in but if buying separately the colours I use and recommend are:</span></span>
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<li><span style="font-size:16px"><span style="font-family:Arial,sans-serif"> Titanium White</span></span></li>
<li><span style="font-size:16px"><span style="font-family:Arial,sans-serif">Yellow Ochre</span></span></li>
<li><span style="font-size:16px"><span style="font-family:Arial,sans-serif">Cadmium Yellow Light</span></span></li>
<li><span style="font-size:16px"><span style="font-family:Arial,sans-serif">Cadmium Red Light</span></span></li>
<li><span style="font-size:16px"><span style="font-family:Arial,sans-serif">Alizarin Crimson</span></span></li>
<li><span style="font-size:16px"><span style="font-family:Arial,sans-serif">Burnt Sienna</span></span></li>
<li><span style="font-size:16px"><span style="font-family:Arial,sans-serif">Burnt Umber</span></span></li>
<li><span style="font-size:16px"><span style="font-family:Arial,sans-serif">Viridian Green</span></span></li>
<li><span style="font-size:16px"><span style="font-family:Arial,sans-serif">Cerulean Blue</span></span></li>
<li><span style="font-size:16px"><span style="font-family:Arial,sans-serif">Ultramarine Blue</span></span></li>
<li><span style="font-size:16px"><span style="font-family:Arial,sans-serif">Ivory Black</span></span></li>
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<p><span style="font-size:16px"><span style="font-family:Arial,sans-serif">If you are not sure what brand to buy for brushes and colours the tutor recommends the Winton range by Windsor & Newton as a good quality range for beginners. Also, the Georgian range by Daler Rowney. </span></span></p>

<p><span style="font-size:16px"><strong><span style="font-family:Arial,sans-serif">Stable internet connection, a PC or tablet and ability to use ZOOM if course moves online.</span></strong></span></p>

Teaching method/style?

<p><span style="font-size:16px"><span style="font-family:Arial,sans-serif">The tutor demonstrates every step of the process and provides feedback to learners throughout to help them develop their knowledge and skills.</span></span></p>

Equipment Required

<p><span style="font-size:16px"><span style="font-family:Arial,sans-serif">See list above. </span></span></p>

<p><span style="font-size:16px"><span style="font-family:Arial,sans-serif">Stable internet connection, a PC or tablet and ability to use ZOOM if course moves online.</span></span></p>

Refunds and cancellations

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<li><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:&#34;Times New Roman&#34;,serif"><span style="font-family:&#34;Arial&#34;,sans-serif">If we have to cancel your course your fees will be refunded in full. We are unable to reimburse the cost of materials you may have bought for the course.</span></span></span></li>
<li><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:&#34;Times New Roman&#34;,serif"><span style="font-family:&#34;Arial&#34;,sans-serif">If you cancel your course booking a week (7 days) or more before the start date we will refund your fees minus an admin charge of 20%.</span></span></span></li>
<li><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:&#34;Times New Roman&#34;,serif"><span style="font-family:&#34;Arial&#34;,sans-serif">If you cancel with less than a week (7 days) before the start date or after the course has started, we will not be able to refund your fees.</span></span></span></li>
<li><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:&#34;Times New Roman&#34;,serif"><span style="font-family:&#34;Arial&#34;,sans-serif">Transfers will incur a fee of 10% and must be requested 7 days or more before the start of a course unless you are transferring to another course because your original course was cancelled.</span></span></span></li>
<li><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:&#34;Times New Roman&#34;,serif"><span style="font-family:&#34;Arial&#34;,sans-serif">We are not able to offer refunds due to sickness or ill health.</span></span></span></li>
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<p style="margin-left:48px"> </p>

<p><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:&#34;Times New Roman&#34;,serif"><span style="font-family:&#34;Arial&#34;,sans-serif">If you are due a refund you must contact the office within 3 months of the course to arrange payment as we do not keep card details.</span></span></span></p>

<p><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:&#34;Times New Roman&#34;,serif"><span style="font-family:&#34;Arial&#34;,sans-serif">When attending an online course, it is a learner’s responsibility to ensure they have adequate internet access before the start of a course. Refunds will not be given for technical failure of a learner’s home computer or their internet access.</span></span></span></p>