The Painted Surface




Bring the surfaces of your oil paintings to life.

6 week online painting course investigating the rich possibilities of oil paint for creating varied and exciting surfaces in your paintings. Starting with a discussion of materials and taking inspiration from artwork of all eras, you will be given painting challenges to expand your range of mark-making. Classes include clear examples and demonstrations from Norman Long. Tailored feedback on your work will be given via a private Facebook group.

Classes are conducted via zoom, which is easily downloadable. (When you book, you will receive an email with instructions and a password to enter the class. )


Class times – Mondays, 6pm to 8pm GMT (with optional 30 mins Q and A until 8.30pm)

12th October

19th October

(26th Oct No Class -Half Term)

2nd November

9th November

(16th Oct No Class -Norman in Edinburgh)

23rd November

30th November

Video recordings of the sessions will be made available 24 hours after the session, useful for those of you who aren’t able to join us live.

Suggested Materials List