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An Introduction To Oil Painting in 5 Steps With Rob Lunn

8 November 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until 6 December 2018


A five week course led by Rob Lunn designed to give you the key skills needed to start your journey with this exciting medium. Learn in a relaxed, positive and supportive environment.

Step 1: An Introduction to Oil Paint (everything you need to know to get started)
Step 2: Colour Mixing Demystified (learn to mix any colour you want)
Step 3: Thinking Tonally (just the start of the process)
Step 4: Bring Your Key Skills Together (trust in the process)
Step 5: Push Yourself Forward (make the process work foryou)

Accessible for the complete beginner as well as the more experienced painter.

An Introduction to Oil Painting – Kit List:

Recommended list of Michael Harding Oil Paints:
Yellow Lake Bright
Yellow Lake
Scarlet Lake
Alizarin Crimson
Ultramarine Blue
Blue Lake
Titanium White

Or anything close to the following 6 colours + White:

Lemon Yellow (C)
Cad Yellow (W)
Cad Red (W)
Alizarin Red (C)
Ultramarine Blue (W)
Prussian Blue (C)
Titanium White


Flat size 14 (for washes)
Flat size 10
Flat size 8
Flat size
Flat size 2 (for finer details)

Or a selection of 5 brushes in a range of sizes.


Canvas board or primed MDF (a demonstration on how to make your own MDF boards to be included in the first lesson)


Long Palette knife (for mixing paint on the palette)
Palette (either shop-bought or homemade, e.g. old tray or large ceramic or glass plate, preferably in neutral grey)
Kitchen Roll (essential)
Baby Wipes (essential)
Small bottle of Safflower oil (from supermarket, NOT artshop!) for cleaning brushes and a small bottle of washing up liquid. Bring Safflower oil in a transportable container (e.g. old medium-to-large sized olive jar etc). OR a NON-Toxic brush biodegradable brush cleaner from hardware shop.
Optional gloves.
Optional Liquin from artshop (speeds up the drying time of oil paint)


Booking Instructions

Please follow link below to book online.



The Teaching Room
Bath Artists Studios
Bath, BA1 3AJ United Kingdom
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01225 482480