Arthaus Sip and Paint Class: Oil Painting

2.5 hours 1 to 10

label $35 - $80 or 4 payments of $8.75 - $20 Afterpay
($35 for Standard price, $80 for Includes Painting Kit)


To reduce the spread of COVID-19, we recommend that you try one of our online classes instead

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If you still want to attend this class, please first consider government restrictions in VIC. If you are currently allowed to attend, but are later prevented from doing so, we will postpone your booking accordingly. You are always welcome to gift this class.

Unlock some of the basics of oil painting in this fun and accessible oil painting class. In this weekly drop in workshop Jason will take you through the process of building up an oil painting from scratch and personally work you through the process so that at the end of the night you have a painting to take home with you.

At the start of each class you will be presented with a canvass board with the initial sketch already done so we can get straight into the painting (if you want to learn about the drawing stages there will be other classes for that). From there you will learn the basics of mixing your own paint, care of brushes, how to select instruments and materials, blending colours… the fundamentals.

People have often commented that they find oil paint an intimidating medium and are nervous to take that first step. What I’ve found is that once you get you know it a little, it's really quite friendly. With the bar open and a relaxed atmosphere you should have a bunch of fun along the way to learning the basics of oil painting.

- $35: use our paints for the night
- $80: your own kit to take home with you, with all the basics you will need valued at $120.

Knowledge Required
Perfect for beginners.
Suitable for

This class is a great indoor activity idea for individuals and couples as well as for a birthday, hens party, team building activity, corporate event, bucks party or Christmas party.

This would also be a great Mother's Day gift idea.


The Motley Bauhaus - 102 Scotchmer Street, Fitzroy North, Victoria

Your teacher
Jason Cavanagh

Jason Cavanagh

Jason Cavanagh is an actor, director, writer, visual artist and owner of The Motley Bauhaus. Jason built The Motley Bauhaus with the desire to promote this line of thinking both to increase opportunities for artists to reach out to the local community and also to make the art world more accessible to that community.

When not talking in the third person about his lofty ideals Jason is pursuing his own practice whilst also studying visual art at RMIT.

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