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Oil Painting Master Series

A complete course for artists wishing to get started with oil painting or further their skills and knowledge.
4.6
4.6/5
(640 reviews)
3,961 students
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6.4

CourseMarks Score®

0.4

Freshness

9.2

Feedback

8.9

Content

Platform: Udemy
Video: 3h 17m
Language: English
Next start: On Demand

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CourseMarks Score®

6.4 / 10

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0.4 / 10
This course was last updated on 8/2014.

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Student Feedback

9.2 / 10
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Content Score

8.9 / 10
Video Score: 8.1 / 10
The course includes 3h 17m video content. Courses with more videos usually have a higher average rating. We have found that the sweet spot is 16 hours of video, which is long enough to teach a topic comprehensively, but not overwhelming. Courses over 16 hours of video gets the maximum score.
The average video length is 2 hours 25 minutes of 74 Oil Painting courses on Udemy.
Detail Score: 9.1 / 10

The top online course contains a detailed description of the course, what you will learn and also a detailed description about the instructor.

Extra Content Score: 9.5 / 10

Tests, exercises, articles and other resources help students to better understand and deepen their understanding of the topic.

This course contains:

0 article.
17 resources.
0 exercise.
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Description

Oil Painting Master Series is a course designed to guide students into the world of oil painting by clearly illustrating and explaining materials and a variety of painting techniques. You will not only learn how to paint with oils, but also how to prepare a palette, choose brushes, mix colors, prepare a support and more.
Modules are carefully planned in a chronological order, so that concepts build gradually. Videos are complemented with illustrated, downloadable eBooks to address multiple learning styles.
The course consists of over 3 hours of video content segmented into 19 modules that include 17 eBooks totaling 114 pages.

You will learn

✓ How to choose the right materials, their properties, and how to use them in oil painting
✓ How to prepare a support – boards, stretching, and preparing canvas
✓ How to layout your palette and mix complex colors
✓ How to make your own oil paints from pure pigment
✓ Pre-painting fundamentals
✓ The secret to blending oil paint to create smooth transitions of value and color
✓ How to create an underpainting
✓ How to glaze color over an underpainting using the “Old Masters” technique
✓ How to paint directly using observed colors
✓ How to paint on a toned surface to create dramatic contrast
✓ How to paint folded cloth
✓ How to paint realistic clouds
✓ How to paint a representational portrait
✓ How to paint Alla Prima (Wet into Wet)
✓ How to use a knife to create Impasto effects in a painting
✓ How to paint as an Impressionist
✓ How to approach a Non-Traditional painting (Non-Objective, Abstract)
✓ The secrets to creating reflection and transparency with oils

Requirements

• Some materials will be required to participate
• Bristle brushes
• Oil paints
• palette
• Canvas
• Masonite panel
• Oil medium (solvent)
• Painting knives
• Rags
• Gesso (optional)

This course is for

• No previous experience or knowledge is required
• This course is for absolutely anyone!

How much does the Oil Painting Master Series course cost? Is it worth it?

The course costs $17.99. And currently there is a 40% discount on the original price of the course, which was $29.99. So you save $12 if you enroll the course now.
The average price is $15.5 of 74 Oil Painting courses. So this course is 16% more expensive than the average Oil Painting course on Udemy.

Does the Oil Painting Master Series course have a money back guarantee or refund policy?

YES, Oil Painting Master Series has a 30-day money back guarantee. The 30-day refund policy is designed to allow students to study without risk.

Are there any SCHOLARSHIPS for this course?

Currently we could not find a scholarship for the Oil Painting Master Series course, but there is a $12 discount from the original price ($29.99). So the current price is just $17.99.

Who is the instructor? Is Matthew Fussell a SCAM or a TRUSTED instructor?

Matthew Fussell has created 15 courses that got 12,911 reviews which are generally positive. Matthew Fussell has taught 74,658 students and received a 4.6 average review out of 12,911 reviews. Depending on the information available, Matthew Fussell is a TRUSTED instructor.
Illustrator and Educator
       Hi, I am an illustrator and educator.  As the founder and instructor at TheVirtualInstructor (website), I am able to help thousands of people all over the world realize their dreams of creating quality art.  My illustrations have been featured in numerous publications and my work can be found in many private collections.  Although I am an illustrator, my true passion in life is teaching.  I have been teaching for over ten years and I am lucky to have helped so many people achieve their goals of creating art. 
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6.4

CourseMarks Score®

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Freshness

9.2

Feedback

8.9

Content

Platform: Udemy
Video: 3h 17m
Language: English
Next start: On Demand

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