Welcome to the ‘Working in Oils’ members page.

Here you will find the weekly Zoom link and class info, along with videos for the classes and additional materials as I produce them.

Thank you very much for signing up, and supporting the transfer of this course to a digital platform.

I hope you enjoy the classes and find new insights into the rewarding practice of oil painting.

See you in class!  James

Join Zoom Class

Working with oils. Thursday 2-4pm

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81368037823?pwd=elFqQWg1UHNKVkNHVWxTWVFITExEUT09

Meeting ID: 813 6803 7823
Passcode: 787865

Working in oils:  Introduction
Working in oils: 1 – Drawing stage and imprimatura Lesson details Source material Worksheets
Materials and tools.

Outlining the process.

Imprimatura and grisaille

Working in oils: 2 – The ground layer and mixing colour Lesson details Source material Worksheets
Colour theory

Mixing core colours

The ground layer

Working in oils: 3 – The top layer – lets get painting! Lesson details Source material Worksheets
Focal points and contrast

Glazing and impasto

Working in oils: 4 – Mark making & tools Lesson details Source material Worksheets
Examples of techniques

Optical mixing

Planning a picture and process

Working in oils: 5 – Developing a style. Questions and critique Lesson details Source material Worksheets
Understanding style