Oils for beginners

Basic Information

Course Objective:

The course is for anyone who would like to learn the traditional techniques or to perfect their own art skills. The target of the course is to learn the process from start to finish and be able to complete the artwork alone in the future.

Portrait, landscape and still life are the main subjects of discussions, however, if there is a specific reference or a photo the student wants to follow, suitable advice will be given on how to achieve the best results. Individual assistance will be provided throughout the class, along with the general consultation in order to understand the next steps.

Age group: from 13 yrs old


Other Skills that the students will learn:


Course Details

Teacher Daria Avdeeva
Day / Time Sunday - 10- 1 / Thursday 10- 1
Course Session Sunday / Thursday 3 hours
Duration 12 weeks
Members Fee 1700
Non-Members Fee 25% extra
Material Fee NA

Material Required

Materials needed:
• Set of brushes suitable for oil paints ( two of each size, preferably flat) and one teardrop shaped palette knife
• Turpentine and linseed oil
• Large wooden palette and a container for the turpentine (a small jar from glass or metal is fine)
• Oil paints: raw umber, ivory black, cobalt or ultramarine blue, yellow ochre, cadmium red, carmine red (small tube is enough), cadmium yellow, Neapolitan yellow, titanium white.
• Canvas of the student’s choice ( recommended size: around 50x60cm)

Terms and Conditions

Fees will only be refunded if class is cancelled.
N.B. Price quoted are for members, non-members are required to pay AED 225 extra per course.
Pre-registration required for all classes and payments to be made in advance.
The class will run only if there is a minimum 3 students.

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