Have you always wanted to paint but haven’t known where to start? Designed for complete beginners this course will provide a solid and practical foundation in painting. Tonee Messiah explains and demonstrates the essential techniques of painting in a logical and simple way, providing an understanding of the properties and possibilities of the painted image. Through exercises that teach you the importance of experimentation and its ability to strengthen your creative problem solving, you will gain confidence in the thinking behind painting. This is a hands-on techniques-based course which will give you the practical skills to create paintings ranging in style and content. You will also be taught about paint-handling, surface, textures, brushwork, colour theory and mixing, all the time furthering your skills and building your confidence as a painter.