Oil Painting Lessons

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Learning how to paint with oils is on the bucket list of many artists and professional lessons with an experienced instructor will ensure you learn the best techniques for preparing, painting, and finishing oil painting.

Oil painting lessons cover a lot of areas including equipment selection, colour mixing and shading, underpainting, painting in layers, controlling chroma colours, impasto and texturing effects, finishing, and varnishing.

There’s never been a better time to learn oil painting as the internet and social media has made art supplies and expert teachers available to aspiring artists everywhere.

Popular lessons

Art Est. Art School

Art Est. is Sydney’s leading independent art school, offering 8-week courses and workshops for adults and kids.

Lesson packages available
Leichhardt NSW Leichhardt NSW Online


Programs designed to give a strong foundation of artistic ability, to prepare for a professional career or enjoyment as a skilled amateur.

Lesson packages available
Albion QLD Online

Ellen Michel Art School

Ellen Michel Art School is a place to free your creativity and develop your artistic expression. Explore classical, step-by-step training and build your confidence in oil painting.

Heidelberg VIC

Julie Peadon Art

Our boutique curriculums together with a warm and engaging teaching style will ignite your inner artist.

Lesson packages available
Drummoyne NSW

Aida Rizk Art Classes Sydney

Aida Rizk Gallery offers one of the most comprehensive and structured art classes in Sydney. We focus primarily on drawing and painting and give step-by-step tuition.

Lesson packages available
Willoughby NSW Online

Malvern Artists’ Society

Malvern Artists’ Society is committed to providing a welcoming, inclusive and enjoyable artistic experience to all.

Lesson packages available
Malvern VIC

Paper Rock Scissors

Welcome to Paper Rock Scissors Arts Studios, two beautiful spaces in Rozelle and Summer Hill that provide the opportunity for imagination, exploration and freedom that complements your creative spirit.

Lesson packages available
Summer Hill NSW Rozelle NSW

Prince Gallery

Prince Gallery Art School, Sydney, is an outstanding art school! Through its unique and elegant teaching environment, students experience a distinctive ambience that inspires creativity and vision.

Lesson packages available
Gladesville NSW Dural NSW

Fitzroy Painting

We are passionate about what we do and can’t wait to share it with you. We offer a wide and ever-growing range of art classes and workshops for all levels.

Lesson packages available
Fitzroy VIC

Rick Matear

Learn to paint with oils or acrylics at the Abbotsford Convent with a professional artist, Rick Matear. He has been exhibiting for 30 years and teaching for over 15 years.

Lesson packages available
Abbotsford VIC

Art Box Workshops

We have been providing workshops for children since 2011, offering school holiday workshops and term-time after-school art classes from our Neutral Bay studio.

Lesson packages available
Neutral Bay NSW Online

Art Class Co

Welcome to our popular 'mini art school' in Fitzroy, Melbourne. Our classes and workshops attract students of all levels.

Lesson packages available
Fitzroy VIC

Epping Art School

Provides quality education in fine arts for students aged from 5 years to late teens. Our art classes are designed to teach the fundamentals to those just starting in art.

Lesson packages available
Epping NSW

Victorian Artists Society

We offer art classes catering to students of all experience levels, from beginners to professional artists, across a wide range of mediums; oil, pastel, watercolour, acrylic, gouache, drawing and sculpture.

Lesson packages available
East Melbourne VIC

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