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Oil Painting for All

This oil painting course has been designed for improvers and beginners who would like to have some basic understanding of painting with oils. The overall aim is to provide you with the opportunity to try out some basic techniques used in oil painting and to devlop your skills in a friendly and supportive environment.
You will learn techniques of oil painting and traditional methods used including underpainting, glazing, impasto and rotating paintings.
Methods used include discussion, handouts, question and answer, demonstration, practicals and one-to-one tuition within the class.

For further details about this course please contact Paignton ACL on 01803 540770 or email [email protected]

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Course fees
Code Location Dates Day Times Weeks 19-23 Fee 19+ Fee  
AL9B731PDN Paignton Campus 02/05/2019 - 11/07/2019 THU 09:30:00:0 - 12:00:00:0 10 £99.50
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AL9B731PDN Paignton Campus 30/04/2020 - 09/07/2020 THU 09:30:00:0 - 12:00:00:0 10 £103.50
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AL9A181PDC 30/04/2019 - 09/07/2019 TUE 12:30:00:0 - 14:30:00:0 10 £79.50
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FC Courses marked are full cost with no reductions available.
T2 Courses marked may entitle you to free tuition fees if you are enrolling on your first full Level 2 qualification and are 19 to 23 years olds.
T3 Courses marked may entitle you to free tuition fees if you are enrolling on your first full Level 3 qualification and are 19 to 23 years olds.
19+ Courses marked may entitle you to an Advanced Learning Loan to help fund your studies, available for learners aged 19 or over.

Studying an Adult Community Learning course allowed me to learn new skills from experienced tutors and develop my hobby further. I really enjoyed every part of it.Stephen Wilks-Brown

Adult and Community Learning – Paignton

This course is available at our Paignton Campus. We provide a vast range of Adult and Community Learning courses that enable you to try something new and recreational. 

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Monday – Thursday
09:30 – 16:30 and 18:15 – 20:30

09:30 – 16:30

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