Oil Painting Class for Beginners: Waterfalls

Learn oil painting basics


Christopher Vidal

Christopher Vidal

19k+
4.5 stars (118+)
Work-Shop

Work-Shop

4.9 (540)
19k+

4 hours 1 to 20 (public classes), 12 to 60 label $90


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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 NSW. If you are currently allowed to attend, but are later prevented from doing so, we will either postpone your booking, or refund you. You are always welcome to gift this class.

Evoke the beauty of luscious and serene waterfalls, using your new-found oil painting skills in this four-hour beginners class.

Oil painting can feel like an intimidating medium to a newbie, but this class will cover all the basics to get you started. You will get familiar with the materials used, understand the how to utilise colour theory in a painting and look at composition, tone and texture in your work of art.

Even if you’ve completed an oil painting course with Work-Shop, the painting and the subject matter are always different – so you’ll always be learning something new!

All materials are provided, with expert guidance by the way of Christopher in our inspiring creative space to get you feeling like a true artist for the day. You’ll leave with a beautiful work of art that you would be proud to hang in your home, plus feel accomplished having learnt some mad new skills to continue using for years to come!

Please note: This class requires at least five students to run. In the unlikely event that we don't get this number of students, we'll cancel the class and fully refund you and inform you via email, so please watch your email a few days prior to the class



Aside from this class, Work-Shop also has the following coming up:



What you'll get

  • All materials needed… brushes, palettes, and paints!


What to bring

  • An eagerness to learn something new!

  • Wear clothes you don’t mind getting paint on, or an apron.


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.

Location

Work-Shop HQ - 16 Cope Street, Redfern NSW

Your teacher
Christopher Vidal

Christopher Vidal

19k+
4.5 stars (118+)

Christopher Vidal is a Sydney based professional artist. He studied classical arts including drawing and sculpture at the School of Arts at Palazzo de La Salle in Valletta, Malta. After finishing his academic studies Christopher worked as a medical researcher in Malta and Australia. During this time he also continued to develop his skills in painting mainly working in oils and acrylics. His current works mainly consists of Australian landscapes in oils. He is inspired by the style and techniques of the classical realist painters such as Caravaggio and Dutch painters as Rembrandt. He is also inspired by the American painters of the Hudson River School and the Australian impressionists of the Heidelberg Art Movement. His works of art brings together classical realism from Europe and US as well as Australian impressionism.

With his work Chris finds a connection between his love for science, environment and arts. With his work he wants to show the beauty of nature and to re-establish the connection of humanity with nature.

Christopher’s works are found in private and corporate collections in Australia and Internationally.




Your host
Work-Shop
Work-Shop

4.9 (540)
19k+

Work-Shop is a creative concept that will broaden your horizons and help you unleash your inner awesome. We provide affordable short courses in life skills and alternative art. We’ve teamed up with Australia’s brightest creative minds to share their knowledge and help teach you a new skill. From 3D printing and stencil art through to music and gardening – life skills and personal development through to cooking doughnuts and mushroom foraging, we offer a broad range of fun and creative short courses to suit our time poor lives. We will inspire you to pick up that pen, paintbrush, hammer or sewing machine and flick the switch that will kickstart a whole new way of life.

Community values lie at the heart of our project. We collaborate with local artists and industry experts to teach classes and utilise local suppliers for any materials needed. We also provide a creative environment for emerging artists to produce and sell work, and meet like minded individuals. Work-Shop will be a space for everyone, with a rotating schedule of art shows, information nights on local issues and a whole range of events and community initiatives.

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