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12th & 13th April Two Day Masterclass in Oil with Max Hale

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Two day Masterclass in Oil with Max Hale

12th & 13th April 2018

10am – 4pm Cost £120

All abilities

Whether you are a complete beginner or more accomplished artist, this two day Oil Masterclass is aimed at giving you an insight into building and developing a successful painting process resulting in vibrant and painterly pieces. Oil paint is sometimes seen as 'complex' to use and perhaps even daunting. The two-day course will teach foolproof skills and methods in order to dispel the myths and enigma surrounding this 'medium of the Masters'. So if you'd like to learn, re-learn, or re-visit the magic of oil painting this will fulfil that desire.

From laying down a grounding or under-painting, drawing-out and blocking-in, how putting in 'darks' allows the light to be seen. Which brushes to use, to get what result, and making marks for a painterly result. Which colours to use on your palette, how to mix and gain insight and knowledge into using oils in a positive and confident manner - the methodology and the process.

You will have the luxury of two days with Max Hale, award winning artist and very experienced teacher. He will share with you his love for this medium and how to use it without fear. In turn you can quiz him about all the tips and tricks that will turn you into a confident oil painter. Using a selection of different subjects drawn from photographs and still life and learn how to make your paintings vibrant and expressive.

In all of Max’s courses his main objective is to build confidence and bring your artistic aspirations in line with your newly found know-how.

All attendees receive 5% off in our shop adjacent to Studio One at Pegasus Art.

Tea & coffee will be provided throughout the day.

Please bring a packed lunch as there is no cafe in Griffin Mill Trading Estate.

Recommended Equipment List

At least two canvas or canvas boards typically 30 x 40cm

Traditional or water-mixable oil paints

Suggested minimum 8 colours – Titanium white, cadmium yellow medium or light, cadmium red, sap green, yellow ochre, cobalt blue, ultramarine, raw umber

Flat palette of your choice

Rag for wiping out

Diluents if traditional oil (thinner such as white spirit or 'Zest it')

Water pot if using water-mixable oils

A selection of photographs – they can include any subject matter you like!

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