Oil Painting with Anthony Daley 28 April to 23 June 2017


Anthony Daley in studio

FEE £275 per session of 8 weeks, Half Term on June 2nd.

This class is limited to 6 participants. Book early to avoid disappointment. The course suitable for all levels.  

Join this popular class and learn step by step approaches to oil painting from the highly skilled tutor and artist Anthony Daley


Stephen Bushe – Student – Anthony Daley’s class at the ESOP

The course will cover materials and methods of oil painting including supports and surfaces, brushes and paint mediums. Students will learn colour mixing and ways of constructing images through contrasting tonal values, blocks of colour, line and texture. Much emphasis will be placed on the tactile handling of the paint. We will start by painting simple still life set ups. With a maximum of six students only, this course will ensure you receive all the guidance you need to set yourself on the path to successful  oil painting.


Since graduating with a  Masters Degree in fine art painting from Chelsea College of Art in 1983, Anthony has worked primarily as a practicing artist and educator.  He holds an established national and international exhibition record and taught at a range of institutions including postgraduate and undergraduate studies at Chelsea and the Slade Schools of art and Adult education courses at Morley College and the Blackheath Conservatoire amongst others….read more…

Anthony Daley writing about painting

The activity of painting itself never ceases to amaze me with what can be achieved by people with the application of essentially primitive earthly stuff on basic materials mingled with the artist’s drive, imagination and instincts to conjure up untold magic, wonder and awe.

Anthony Daley “Like Loving under a Heavy Sky”, 2012, and “Like Strolling in the Elements”, 2012 (as seen at ‘Intuition and Anti-intuition’ show at Lamb and Lion Gallery 2012)