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Classic oil painting for beginners and intermediate artists

Oil painting course in Prague

During this oil painting course, each participant will get acquainted with the basic principles of classic and modern oil painting.

The aim is, that each participant will be familiarized with the foundations and panels for oil painting, learn how to stretch their own canvas over a frame and shape it as well as understand the basic principles of classic and modern oil painting. We will try the alla prima (direct, wet on wet) painting technique, painting using impasto paint and transparent glaze all step by step under the instruction of a professional artist. Moreover, we will try out various ways of applying paint with different instruments. We will paint using a brush, a palette knife, a sponge... . We will also try out the colour rubbing technique, learn how to combine colours with various fillers, familiarize ourselves with pigments and the fundamentals of mixing them and much more!

The course is designed for those who have never held a brush in their hand. However intermediates won't be bored either. The learning tempo depends entirely on your rhythm. An experienced instructor is at your assistance the whole time and everyone will leave the studio not only carrying a painting on canvas in their hands, but also with a big smile on their face. The objective is not only to paint something beautiful, but to spend your time pleasantly in the creative atmosphere of an artist's studio!

Please note the course needs to be booked at least 36 hours in advance.

Course available: daily

Duration:  3h

Lesson inquiry 

Please kindly take a few minutes to fill in the inquiry form below. We will carefully review your requirements, and get back to you with complete program and quotation within 12 hours.