Oils: Plein Air and Landscape

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Programme Overview

How to Apply

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£300/£270 (discounted)


18 - 21 July 2023

10am - 4pm

Iona Roberts

Programme Overview

This course will focus on developing oil painting skills for beginners as well as advanced artists. Observational work will be explored through (weather permitting) urban plein air studies or still life in the studio.   Placement, mark making, tone, colour and atmosphere will be used to create personalised as well as completed imagery. The properties of oil paint and the immediacy of ala prima work shall be embraced, as well as layering being explored. These approaches will help to create a unique style.  We will discuss how oils have been used by artists over time. NB – This is a 4 day course (Tues-Fri)

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Discounted Fee Information
If you are a senior citizen in receipt of a state pension, unemployed or a full time FE or HE student, the discounted fee as stated in the course description is applicable - use Promotion code SS_23. You will be required to email a scanned copy of your evidence to open-studio@gsa.ac.uk. For customers booking two or more courses over the Summer, a discounted rate is also available -use Promotion Code Multi_23. To benefit from the Discounted Fees, you need to select the course(s) you want to attend and enter the relevant code in the ‘Promotion Code’ box. Discounts given at time of booking only. No discounts for Portfolio or Children’s courses.

Please note we cannot add discount codes retrospectively, the discount code must be added during the booking process to receive the discounted price.