South Hill Park

RG12 7PA

Get Confident with Oils

Mon 15 Apr 2024
Mon 1 Jul 2024
10:00 AM
Studio 2
Age Rating:
Mel Paice
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Running Time:
2 hours
Drawing & Painting

Please note this is a 10 week course with a one week half term break (27th May).

An opportunity to experiment with oil paint! Explore materials and techniques in a relaxed and creative environment to enable you to have fun and produce confident paintings. In this course we will work from observation as well as making some abstract works to explore this versatile medium. Starting from basics we will look at materials and techniques.

Get Confident with Oils – Materials List

Melanie Paice is an artist, art tutor and lecturer. Melanie predominantly works with oil paint but enjoys creating using a variety of media. She paints on a range of different surfaces including slate, exploring the properties of oil paint through a range of subject matter. Her most visited subject matter is landscape and seascape. Melanie has an interest in repurposing discarded materials and also has a keen concern with helping students create less waste within their painting practice.

Melanie has been teaching and giving art lectures for 10 years. Prior to teaching she worked at Tate Modern and Tate Britain for over 7 years managing both the Tours programme and the Volunteers. Melanie likes to draw on her knowledge of other artists’ work to explore their styles and techniques for at least one project each term. Melanie wishes her classes to be sociable and relaxed in order for students to build confidence using oil paint.

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