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Oil Painting for Beginners I

In this 8-week course, instructor Charles Hu will prepare you with a manual on painting with oils. He will walk you through the materials needed for the course and the key concepts for creating a painting. You will learn to paint a variety of subjects using different color palettes. Charles will lecture on the elements of shape, composition, and balance to aid your paintings. After this course, you will be able to confidently paint any subjects in oil.

8 Lessons 20h 58m 9s of videos

Common Questions

Is this course beginner friendly?

Yes! This is a great introduction to oil painting for beginners and seasoned painters.

Are there any assignments in this course?

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

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.

Can I do this course digitally, using Photoshop or Procreate?

We highly recommend using traditional tools for this course. However, most New Masters Academy courses are designed to be done traditionally or digitally. Software changes constantly, but the fundamentals stay the same. It will be up to you to translate the information that you are learning to your software of choice.