Oil Painting Class for Beginners: Waterfalls

Learn oil painting basics


Christopher Vidal
Work-Shop
Work-Shop
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4 hours Class size 12 to 60     label $90

Get a rush with the brush! Explore the classic artform of oil painting in this relaxing four-hour masterclass under the expert guidance of artist Christopher Vidal. Evoke the beauty of luscious and serene waterfalls, using your new-found oil painting skills in this beginners class and learn all the fundamentals essential to creating picture-perfect paintings!

We'll start the day with a brief introduction on oil painting, materials, and the methodology behind landscape painting, before moving onto the painting process from start to finish! Starting with a sketch, then moving onto a brush, you'll develop an understanding of the use of colour, and how to paint using multiple layers while looking at composition, tone, texture and edges. Perfect for beginners or those wanting to freshen up their skills, by the end of the session you'll have a completed creation ready to hang at home, ready to impress the sh*t outta your family and friends!

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!

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


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 perfect for beginners - no prior experience is needed.

This class is great for a team building activity, birthday or hens party.

Location

Work-Shop HQ - 188 Princes Hwy, Arncliffe NSW

This venue is within walking distance from Arncliffe Station station (800m).

Oil Painting Class for Beginners: Waterfalls location
Your teacher
Christopher Vidal

Christopher Vidal


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

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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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