Oil Painting Course Online for Beginners


Oil Painting Course Online for Beginners


Start learning with a complete course that costs less than one art instruction book!

Introducing…  Oil Painting Course Online for Beginners


The 19 module video program provides an overview of the medium of oil painting and covers the concepts of materials, pre-painting fundamentals, blending oil paint, creating an underpainting, indirect and direct painting, Impressionist painting, non-traditional painting, portraiture, painting on a toned ground, painting clouds, wet into wet, knife painting, and more. The course is structured with a logical progression, so that each lesson builds upon the last. NO assumptions of prior knowledge or experience are made.

200 Minutes of Video Instruction

Oil Painting Course Online for Beginners features over 200 minutes of video instruction. That’s over 3 hours of video. The High Definition videos are carefully edited to show you each important step of the processes involved. There is no “speed painting”, or time lapse. Each demonstration is narrated, explaining the reasons behind the action – almost like a private lesson.

Ebooks Are Included

Not everyone learns from watching videos, so ebooks are included with the lesson modules. There are 17 total ebooks included with the course that total 114 pages with 405 color illustrations.

Here’s What You’ll Learn in This Course…

  • How to choose the right materials, their properties, and how to use them
  • How to prepare a support – boards, stretching, and preparing canvas
  • How to layout your palette and mix complex colors
  • How to make your own oilpaints from pure pigment
  • Pre-painting fundamentals
  • The secret to blending 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


Downloadable Content

All of the content is available to download to your computer, tablet, or mobile device. Once downloaded, you can watch the videos without an internet connection or burn them to a DVD to watch on your TV.

Mobile Compatible

All of the content featured in the course is mobile compatible. The videos will play on any smart phone or any tablet. Take the course with you wherever you go. Or better yet, work from the modules at your easel.

After all, the computer desk is not the location for your easel or your oil paints.

Meet The Instructor

Ashley Bane Hurst is the Visual Art Department Chair at a public arts magnet school. He received his B.F.A. in 2002. Since that time Ashley has participated in numerous shows, executed figure paintings and portrait commissions in oil paint, pastel, charcoal and sepia and been recognized in the national Arts for the Parks contest for landscape painting. Ashley has also completed freelance illustrations and designs for production. Ashley enjoys creating a variety of art but he enjoys seeing others grow in their own art just as much. He has been teaching drawing and painting for ten years in the classroom and is excited about sharing his instruction through OilPaintingMasterSeries.com. He currently resides in North Carolina, USA with his wife Nicole, two children, Ruby and Roman, and their dog Chloe (she’s French).

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Oil Painting Course Online for Beginners