Oil Painting Class - Painting a Waterfall

A fun introduction to oil painting

Chris Vidal

Chris Vidal
(Vidal Arts)

Traditional Drawing and Oil Painting



1 - 10




This is a full day workshop dedicated to painting in oils. Unfortunately there is a lot of misconceptions about oil paints, risks and health hazards etc. To make things worse the market is flooded by a lot of products which continues to confuse and deter any interested artists that want to try to have a go at this medium.

The aim of this workshop is to help you understand better this medium and to also make informed decisions when you go to buy materials. You will also have a go at painting a waterfall using traditional methods of painting.

This workshop will start with an introduction about oil painting and oil painting materials. We will cover topics such as:

1. Canvases and painting supports

2. Mediums and solvents

3. Paints and varnishes

During the remaining of the day we will paint a waterfall using a traditional approach of painting in oils.

There will be a 30 minutes break at around 12:30pm

Lunch is NOT included

Teas and coffees are available for free.

ALL MATERIALS needed for the workshop are provided and included in the price.

library_books 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

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All equipment, paints etc are provided and included in the price


4-14 Hunter Street, Parramatta NSW


Chris Vidal
Chris Vidal
(Vidal Arts)

Traditional Drawing and Oil Painting

Chris is an artist who lives and works in Sydney, Australia. At the age of 6 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. For 3 years he studies classical drawing and sculpture in an Atelier.

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 especially by the works of Caravaggio. 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 and lower Blue Mountains. He emphasizes th
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