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Mon, Feb 12



Oil Painting for Beginners: 4 Week Course (Term 1)

Your crash course in oil painting! All skill levels welcome!

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Oil Painting for Beginners: 4 Week Course (Term 1)
Oil Painting for Beginners: 4 Week Course (Term 1)

Time & Location

Feb 12, 2024, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Camberwell, 377 Camberwell Rd, Camberwell VIC 3124, Australia

About the event

If you’ve always wanted to try oils or you’d just like to experiment, this class is for you! Oil Painting for Beginners is a crash course in oil painting, open to all skill levels, whether you’ve never painted before or you’re proficient in another medium and just looking to give oils a go.

In this course you will learn through painting and at the end, you will have a piece to take home. You will be guide you through the fundamentals of oil painting including getting to know your medium, basic colour theory, colour mixing, composition and brushwork.

What you will learn

  • Introduction to oils and mediums, including developing a safe studio practice at home
  • Handling your brush and brushwork techniques
  • Colour matching and mixing
  • Basic colour theory
  • Composition
  • Underpainting
  • Glazing


  • Kit hire (all the materials you will need throughout the course + a canvas to take home)
  • 1:1 attention and support to answer your questions and guide you
  • Step by step guidance
  • Practical demonstration
  • Tea, coffee and snacks
  • Supportive and cosy environment

Purchase your own kit $125

If you'd like to purchase your own kit to keep, please select the ticket option "Course Ticket + Kit". Each kit contains:

  • Basic oil paint set
  • Additional canvas
  • Medium (refined linseed oil)
  • Three brushes
  • Turpentine


Is the venue accessible?

Yes! The Studio is wheelchair accessible. So that we can make you more comfortable, please let us know when registering if you have any particular accessibility requirements. You will have loads of space to sit at the table.

Is there parking/public transport access?

On street parking is available right outside the Studio along Camberwell Road. We are also just across the road from the Camberwell Civil Centre #75 Tram stop.

What should I bring?

Comfortable clothes that you don't mind potentially getting messy. 

Do I need any painting or drawing experience?

Absolutely not! This is extremely beginner friendly.


  • Course Ticket

    Course ticket: 4 x 2 hour sessions (includes equipment hire)

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  • Course Ticket + Kit Purchase

    Course Ticket: 4 x 2 hour sessions + oil painting kit to keep

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