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Landscape Oil Painting for Beginners (1 Day)

31 August: work on your own landscape oil painting with expert guidance.

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Taking inspiration from the local landscape, you'll be guided through the process of using oil paints and a palette knife to capture a view. You'll take your finished painting home with you.

This workshop is designed for beginners, no experience required.

Your tutor is Rupert Aker, a landscape painter based in the Cotswolds. Using oil paints and palette knife to create impressionist paintings, he works directly from nature where possible, and has been inspired by local places such as White Horse Hill.

Our class sizes are small, so you'll have a chance to engage with the tutor while you work.

This Landscape Oil Painting for Beginners workshop takes place on Saturday 31 August, 10am-3.30pm. There will be a break for lunch and a mess room to eat lunch in, alternatively there is an on-site café. Tea and coffee provided.

Times

Prices

Event ticket prices

Ticket typeTicket category
All £105.00

The basics

Booking details

Call 0344 249 1895

Suitability

Not suitable for children

Meeting point

The Heritage and Rural Skills Centre in Coleshill village. Follow signs for the Coleshill Estate Office for the car park and look for signs directing you to the location of the course.

What to bring and wear

All tools/materials included. Wear practical clothes suitable for mess. Please bring your own refreshments (or the means to purchase these from the on-site café).

Accessibility

Toilets on site, including accessible toilet. Level access into the teaching space. Some uneven surfaces such as cobbles due to the historic nature of the building. Please contact us if you require an accessible parking space or if you would like to have an informal chat about access before you book.

Other

Mess room available for course participants to use during breaks. Drinking water and facilities for making tea and coffee available. Refreshments/lunches available to purchase from on-site café.

Contact info

Buscot & Coleshill Estate

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