If you're just getting started with oil paints or if you're looking for a refresher then this free course will be perfect for you.


You will learn about:

  • Equipment and materials
  • Setting up your equipment
  • Mixing colours
  • Basic brushwork
  • Types of mediums


This course is suitable for all levels including complete beginners.

Includes 2+ hours of fully narrated content.


You can view the 'Materials' PDF in the curriculum below to see a recommended materials list for this course.

Materials and Equipment

We will start by looking at the basic equipment and materials required for oil painting.

Making a Colour Wheel

The first exercise involves making a colour wheel from just three primary colour and white. You will learn how to mix secondary colours, tints and greys.

Painting a Sphere

You will then use the knowledge gained in the first exercise to create a 3D sphere in oil paint.

Course Curriculum


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