Sussex County Arts Club 3 Bond Street Cottages, Bond Street Brighton BN1 1RP

Oil Painting with Michael Weller

21st September 2017 | 12 Weeks Thursday Mornings | 3 Bond Street Cottages, Bond Street, Brighton, BN1 1RP

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About The Course

Mornings 10am – 1pm  | September 21st – December 14th – Half Term October 26th

Taught by highly regarded and talented practicing artist Michael Weller this is the perfect course for beginners and for those who would like to improve their basic skills or are new to oil painting.  Students will enjoy a structured course, enabling them to learn about colour, tone, texture and form. There will be opportunity to work on still-life, landscape and figure painting. Classes will be studio based with occasional landscape painting en plein air, if the weather is suitable. Models will be present for the classes on figure painting.

Beginners and more advanced students welcome, It is possible to join half way through the term, please contact to discuss this.

Discounts available to 18-25 year olds, please contact us for details.

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Balance due no later than six weeks prior to the start of the course, see Terms and Conditions for full details.

About The Tutor

Michael Weller

Michael grew up in Winchester. He studied librarianship and realised early on he didn't want to be a librarian. Going to life-drawing classes cheered him up. He became a features subtitler for the deaf and hard-of-hearing, a lucky escape. Later, Michael took a second degree in Fine Art printmaking at London Metropolitan University and achieved a First. Then he attended Lavender Hill Studios – a traditional atelier-style painting school, the first of its kind in the UK. He came back to Winchester and moved to Brassey Road Studio. He was a New English Art Club drawing scholar for 2014. In 2015 Michael won both the Winsor & Newton Award and the Le Clerc Fowle Medal for outstanding group of paintings.
Michael draws and paints in a traditional style, from life. He paints landscapes in oil outside in the open air. His still-life oil paintings are done in daylight in the studio. He usually scrapes off the paint and starts again.

About The Venue

Sussex County Arts Club – Brighton

In the heart of Brighton’s bustling North Laines, in the centre of the city, this beautiful little know gem of an art studio offers a wonderful space in which to work. Striped pine floors, plenty of natural light and a quirky atmosphere welcomes you.

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Price: £400.00 Date: 21st September 2017 Location: Brighton Level: Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced Medium: Oil