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Learn to Paint Portraits in Oils

25 April 2020 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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One event on 26 April 2020 at 10:00 am


A 2-day oil painting workshop designed to immerse you in the creation of a portrait. Plus, absolutely ALL materials are provided for the day, making it perfect for someone wanting to try oil paints for the first time. Simply arrive with a thirst to learn and wear clothes you don’t mind getting a bit messy. Everything else is laid out for you in a relaxed studio environment, with the emphasis firmly on having fun!

Day 1:

On the Saturday we’ll go through the step-by-step process of building a portrait in oil paint. The aim of the first day is to produce an initial gesture drawing and then follow it up with a tonal study. Students can work from life or from reference photos.

Day 2:

Sunday is all about colour! Working over the top of your dry tonal study, you’ll then be guided through the 12-step colour wheel, taught how to release your colour and how to push your portrait towards its completion.

The workshop is accessible for the complete beginner to oil paints, but results can be dependent on the level of individual’s drawing experience. Don’t worry though, the emphasis of the workshop is on having fun with this exciting medium and starting you off on your artistic journey on the right foot!

Booking Instructions

To book this course contact the tutor directly using the contact details below.

or book by phone 07817 733510

or book by email workshops@roblunn.co.uk


25 April 2020
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Rob Lunn


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