A practical 6 week course in oil painting from life, introducing the most basic principles of observing nature, using materials and rendering form – all presented in a simple step by step manner.
The course involves working on 4 paintings in a series of weekly exercises of slightly increasing complexity with a final 2 week painting of the nude figure from life. Each exercise involves painting from life to understand light, form, space and simple colour, going from a initial 2D block-in to a final 3D effect. This course is ideal for both beginners and painters who want to do a refresher on the most important basics of painting in oils!
About the Tutor: Nicholas Robinson attended the Florence Academy of Art, Sweden, under the tutelage of the Swedish painter Joakim Ericsson – winning 2 awards during his time here. Recently short-listed for the Hennessy Portrait prize, Nick is now exhibiting nationally, and works and teaches out of his studio in Dublin.
An Introduction to Oil Painting with Nicholas Robinson at BLOCK T, Dublin 8