Introduction to Oil Painting

What to Bring

  • Just yourself!

What to Wear

  • Casual

Introduction to Oil Painting

About This Class

Class Schedule

  • Duration: 3 hours

What You Will Learn

  • A wide variety of oil painting techniques
  • How to mix a colour palette
  • About colour theory, surface preparation and wet-in-wet oil painting

What You Get

  • An overview of painting equipment and materials
  • Your own completed oil painting!


Oil Painting may seem daunting to beginners, but that needn't be the case. In this workshop we cover all the basics of oil painting, including tools, techniques and terminology. This course includes practical exercises, demonstrations, individual tutoring as well as the completion of a finished oil painting. You will leave with a sound knowledge of how to paint in oils, to begin your career!


Julia Townsend is a South Australian based Artist specialising in painting and drawing. She has studied art in both France and Australia, and has exhibited extensively. Julia is very passionate about creativity and self-expression, and uses painting and drawing as a means of achieving this. She has a strong sense of colour and form within her work, and a great interest in abstraction and contemporary art.

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