Oils for Beginners

20 January 2019

Music and Performing Arts

Always wanted to try oil painting but never known where to start? This one-day workshop will give you a firm grounding in the basics of oils in a relaxed and inspiring environment.

Oils for Beginners will consider fundamental aspects of oil painting, such as: how to select the right mediums and materials, preparing to paint, basic colour theory and techniques, and the concept of composition.

Through a series of practical exercises and discussions, you will develop your abilities and confidence to be able to continue oil painting at home or in future workshops.

Please bring the following materials:

Price: $75 | $70 Friends of the Gallery

Where: Rockhampton Art Gallery (entry via the front of the Gallery, directly off Victoria Parade)

Who: All ages and levels of experience welcome

Parking: Victoria Parade or Bolsover Car Park behind the Gallery

About the Tutor 

In 2006, Elena Churilova moved from Russia to Australia as a qualified professional. Inspired by the local scenery (sky, sea, river, houses in the street), she returned to her passion of painting.

Elena began experimenting with various mediums and techniques (oil, pastel, gouache and watercolour) in a style which combines reality and fantasy.

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