Art Course

The Useful Art Class - Birmingham

Composition, Tone & Colour in Oils 4-Week Course




4 Week Short Course – Painting with Oils

Running Thursday Evenings -20th Jan, 27th Jan, 3rd Feb, 10th Feb 2022

What will it cover?

This four-week course held at the Custard Factory, will teach you how to arrange a compelling and balanced composition for your painting. You will learn how assess the range of colours, how they relate to the key, temperature and tones present in your composition and how to achieve them. The course will cover how to mix a range of colours and apply them in oil paint.

Learn how to…

- Lay out your palette.

- Prepare your surface

- Understand composition and perspective.

- Utilise colour theory and mixing techniques.

- Use appropriate brushes

- Begin drawing and under-painting.

- Experiment with paint mediums.

- Take a painting to completion.

Who is it for?

This set of classes is perfect for Artists of all levels; from curious beginners, to lifelong learners to graduates looking to enhance their talents.

Benefit from the intimacy of a small group setting in a encouraging and relaxed environment.

What is provided?

No need to bring anything but your willingness to learn!

All materials and expertise are provided for you to leave with the skills you need ready for your next masterpiece!

About Your Tutors

Stephen Earl Rogers

Stephen Earl Rogers creates striking, contemporary portraits and paintings for both public and private commissions. Painting with incredible realism, Rogers captures physical likeness with clean precision whilst at the same time achieving a powerful presence and depth of character in his subjects.

Regularly shown at the National Portrait Gallery in London, his work has featured in exhibitions representing the very best in figurative and contemporary art practice worldwide.


The Useful Art Class