Our oilpainting programm is based on the academic methods of the old masters. We will guide you step by step through the entire process, beginning with the first sketch and the imprimatura, mixing colors with the limited palette and lastly the final layers of paint and even how to use varnish.

The beginner exercises are designed to give a basic understanding of how the medium functions. Starting with simple color circles and schemes, to comprehend the basics of color theory, going on to simple monochrom stilllifes and transitioning to full color stilllifes. As soon as our students have an intermediate to advanced control over the medium, we start with more complex work like landscapes and figurative painting.

Important Info: For our oilpainting course the completion of the drawing fundamentals course and advanced drawing skills are required. This has to do with the added complexity that comes with the use of oilpaint and the implementation of color theory. It is easier to learn painting, if you don’t have to simultaniously struggle with purely graphic problems like structure, proportions and light-shadow-relations (which we cover in our drawing fundamentals course). Depending on their talent and experience, it might take 3 to 6 months, until a student has aquired that level of skill.

Our program is designed for advanced draftsmen.

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15:00 - 20:00
Painting with Axel Thierauf


15:00 - 20:00
Painting with Ivan Dimov


15:00 - 20:00
Painting with Axel Thierauf and Ivan Dimov