Beginner Oil Painting Projects (Live Class)

Join NMA instructor Heather Lenefsky for an 8-week interactive Live Class, where she will guide you through the fundamentals of oil painting. Heather will introduce you to painting pet portraits, still lifes, and self-portraits. You will be given a variety of projects to complete and submit; they help boost your confidence and improve your understanding of oil paintings. Each week, Heather will go through students' submitted assignments to provide critiques and advice.

4 Lessons 6h 1m 50s of videos

Common Questions

How do I participate in these live streams?

You can participate by accessing the live lesson page on Sundays at 9:00 am PT. This event is for NMA subscribers, you can sign up for important email updates here. You will be updated when the stream goes live, with assignment reminders, and any schedule changes.

How can I submit my work for critique?

If you want to submit your drawing for critique, follow the submission guidelines PDF located in the assignment tab of each lesson.

What materials do I need to get for this course?

A material PDF list is linked in each lesson under the description. Please check the file to see what you need to prepare.

Are there any assignments in this course?

This course includes downloadable assignment PDFs, that help you practice the materials taught by Heather. Keeping up with these assignments will maximize your learning outcomes.