The Old School Studio Old School Lane, High Street, Whittlesford, Cambridge CB22 4YS 01223 833064
The Old School Studio

Cambridgeshire based art studio offering Tutored Painting
Work-Shops, a Drop-in-and-Paint Club and Cambridge Open Studios

Evening Classes, Oils for Beginners


Start Date: 20 February 2019
End Date: 27 March 2019
Time: 7:00pm - 9:00pm
With: Richard Morgan
Cost: £90

For the first time ever, the OSS is hosting Evening Courses! Join former Disney artist, renowned illustrator and oil painter Richard Morgan on Wednesdays, 7 – 9 pm.

Choose from three 6-week courses. This one is:

Course 1 – Oils for Beginners
Fee includes some materials and 6 sessions.

Wednesday 20 February, 7 – 9 pm
Wk 1 – B
oard preparation and choice of canvas

Wednesday 27 February, 7 – 9 pm
Wk 2 – Quick sketches in oil, and a 1-hour still life

Wednesday 06 March, 7 – 9 pm
Wk 3 – Transfer a drawing to canvas & mixing colours

Wednesday 13 March, 7 – 9 pm
Wk 4 – Quick sketches in oil and a 1-hour still life
Please note that depending on the ability of the group, the still life may be substituted for a clothed model.

Wednesday 20 March, 7 – 9 pm
Wk 5 – Portraits in Oil

Wednesday 27 March, 7 – 9 pm
Wk 6 – Light & Shade

As always, we keep classes small (10 students max) so you get plenty of one-to-one tuition.

Some oil paints, pre-prepared painting supports and easels will be provided (along with hot drinks and biccies) but look out for a list of materials you might want to bring to supplement our freebies.

£90 per person (payable in full at the time of booking)


Other evening course options are…

Course 2 – Book Illustration
Focusing on children’s books, but not exclusively
Wednesdays, 22nd May – 3rd July 2019 (excluding 29th May)
NB: this course breaks for half-term, no class on 29th May

Course 3 – Oils for the Intermediate Painter
includes some materials
Wednesdays, 11th September – 16th October 2019

If you fancy a short taster, Richard is also tutoring The Art of Oils, a 2-day workshop on 23rd & 24th March 2019.  This workshop is suitable for both beginners and intermediates and cost £125 for 2 days or £65 for 1 day.

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