Oil Painting Class - Painting a Waterfall

A fun introduction to oil painting



5 hours Class size 2 to 6

label $150 - $175 (or 4 payments of $37.50 - $43.75 Afterpay)
($175 per guest when you book for 2 guests, $150 for 3+ guests)

This is a full-day class where you will learn how to paint a waterfall with oil paints.

This class is good for beginners and anyone who wants to experiment with using oil paints. You will have a brief introduction about oil painting and the materials that we will be using. We will also talk about landscape painting and its approach.

You do not need to buy any materials as I will be providing them (all materials included).

Halfway through we will have a 20 minute break. Lunch is not included.


What you will learn:

  • How to understand colour: concepts of the colour theory and mixing and its application in the landscape
  • Observing and painting approach to landscapes in oils, composition and creating depth using colour, tone and perspective
  • Using underpainting and layering of paint while blending colours to create beautiful colours

What you will get:
All materials needed... brushes, palettes, and paints! No need to bring anything. You will also take a finished painting back home with you

Appropriate for:
Beginners and intermediates

What to wear:
There is a chance that you stain your clothes, so wear clothes that you do not mind if you stain them

What to bring with you?
Just bring a notebook to take some notes, camera to take photos / video and lunch. willingness to learn

Important information

In this painting class I do not use toxic turpentine. However a minimal amount of odourless solvents are used. Please note that for safety reasons the painting class is not recommended for pregnant women.


Terms and Conditions
By taking part in a workshop you will be agreeing to the following conditions.

Liability Waiver
Any damage, loss or theft incurred to personal property brought into class premises.
Any physical injuries sustained as a result of participating in any class.
I agree to take on full responsibility for any damages, injuries and for physical and/or personal property, which might incur whilst participating in classes and/or events.

Photo and video
I agree to give Christopher Vidal unrestricted publishing rights for any photographs or videos taken during classes and events. Photos will only be used through social media, newsletters, blogs, website and general promo material.

You can take photos during the class.

Please note that the images in the advertisement are not the one to be painted but a similar image (photo) will be used as reference material during the day.


Knowledge required
Some knowledge of drawing and/or painting will be helpful, however, the class is a basic class also suitable for beginners and for all those individuals that want to have a go at painting or just to spend a day of fun while learning something new.
 
What you'll get
All equipment, paints etc are provided and included in the price.
 
What to bring
Notebook and lunch.
 
Suitable for

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

This would also be a nice gift for her, gift for mum, anniversary gift or birthday gift.

Location

Stanmore, NSW

Exact location is masked for privacy. You'll automatically get the specific address after booking.

Oil Painting Class - Painting a Waterfall location
Your teacher
Chris Vidal
Chris Vidal
(Vidal Arts)

Traditional Drawing and Oil Painting

4.9 (38)

Chris is an artist who lives and works in Sydney, Australia. At the age of six, Chris developed an interest in drawing and at the age of 13, he attended the School of Arts at Palazzo de La Salle in Valletta, Malta.

Vidal's style of work was developed through years of experience in drawing and painting. He considers himself as a contemporary realist with his preferred subject being the landscape. Studying classical arts mainly drawing from life helped him to develop drawing skills and a keen eye for detail. During his studies, he was influenced by the works of the great masters. He is also influenced by the American landscape painters of the Hudson River School and by the Australian impressionists of the Heidelberg movement.

Chris is also a tutor and teaches drawing and painting to adults at various locations around Sydney. He emphasises the importance of drawing as the foundation onto which you can build up a solid skill in painting as you progress.

Having a solid background in science he gives importance to the quality of materials used to create artwork as well as to the importance of understanding why to use a particular technique in the painting process.

Ultimately the aim of the teaching classes is to guide you and help you develop a skill in a way that you will be able to draw and paint without any assistance and to also be your own critique.

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Ellen Alexander Jun 2022

3 ClassBento workshops attended • 3 reviews


Second workshop I’ve done with Chris, he is a fantastic teacher and very attentive. A great relaxing way to spend a weekend…I highly recommend :)

Patrizia Cocchis Oct 2019

3 ClassBento workshops attended


The teacher was knowledgeable and very happy to help/give explanations to questions. Unlike other art courses the class was good value for money.

Christine Comito Sep 2019


Venue was perfect, and Chris was an excellent teacher. Gave us each personal attention and instructed us each step of the way. All materials provided which was so helpful too.
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