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Painting Course Masterclass Leipzig

summer painting masterclass leipzig

8-9 july 2023


by margarita montgomery

This masterclass is focused on painting techniques and art material. It is an intensive introduction to the field as well as an opportunity to take one’s painting onto a professional level. This 2 day course contains a highly technical curriculum and serves as a knowledge basis for creation of high quality paintings.

The course is divided in two sections: theoretical lessons and practical workshop:

THEORY lectures

anatomy of a painting

pigments and binders

history of painting techniques and art materials

practical workshop

preparation of canvas and wood

historical and contemporary painting techniques:

egg tempera, oil and acrylics



  • Participants: 8
  • Age: 16+
  • Dates: July 8 – 9
  • July 8th (Saturday) 11am – 2pm [lunchbreak] 3pm ‒ 6pm
  • July 9th (Sunday) 11am – 2pm [lunchbreak] 3pm ‒ 6pm
  • Language: English
  • Place: Franz-Flemming Str. 43a, Leipzig
  • Price: all inclusive (material, printouts, snacks) – 150 €


1st day
Lecture: Introduction to the anatomy of a painting
Preparation of painting surface
(mixing own priming: traditional chalk-based ‘Gesso’)
– Lunch break –
Lecture: History of primings
Finishing priming panels & canvases
Questions & supervised exploration

2nd day
Lecture: Introduction to pigments and binders
Mixing pigments in egg tempera and oil
First painting layers
– Lunch break –
Lexture: History of painting techniques
Exploring oil, egg tempera and acrylics
Questions & supervised exploration


Upon completing the initial registration, you will receive an email containing comprehensive information about the terms and conditions, as well as payment instructions.

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