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David Oil painting tutor

David has been teaching me drawing for more than a year. I'm an adult student. He is a perfect teacher of art and drawing. Exceptionally talented, very patient and very experienced in teaching. Thanks to David I made the progress I did not expect....

David Oil painting tutor

David is very talented. He has shown a lot of imagination when teaching our children. We highly recommend him!

Aurelie, 4 months ago

Nikos Oil painting tutor

It is a joy, as much as it is an honor to be tutored by Nikos who dedicated his life to art and eventually decided to share his wisdom. Few times in life will you have the opportunity to be taught by a world renowned architect and artist who’s...

Leonardo, 7 months ago

David Oil painting tutor

David is an excellent drawing teacher. He is clear when explaining techniques and he listens well. He has helped me in drawing furniture designs and also book illustrations. He prepares for the lessons and invests thought into how to structure his...

Oliver, 8 months ago

Stefania Oil painting tutor

My one to one classes with Stefania have been nothing short of amazing. She's a great teacher, sensitive, intuitive, generous, encouraging, genuinely passionate about what she teaches and with an uncanny ability to taylor her teachings to the...

Stefania, 2 years ago

Rebecca Oil painting tutor

Rebecca is super efficient, always on time, great with detail and knowledge of the mechanics of painting. Always gives full detailed reports of the lessons. She has a gentle nature and manages to get the most out of our child's abilities. She is...

Rachel, 2 years ago

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Improve your painting skills with Superprof

The art of oil painting in itself can be traced all the way back to the 7th century By the 15th century, the art of oil painting was already popular across the European nations, especially Northern Europe.

Are you in need of finding a painting tutor? We have a wide range of tutors ready to coach you in the art of oil painting. Whether you are a beginner, or your interest is to advance your current skills in oil painting. Getting close supervision from a private teacher can really help you enhance your skills. From comics, to abstract paintings, art theory, and classical anatomy, a Superprof tutor is what you need.

Taking Oil Painting Classes

In London and its surroundings, we have over 100 teachers offering oil painting classes for you to pick from. The tutors are very experienced with an average rating of 5.0 out of five. 98% of our tutors will offer you the first class for free. The prices are convenient for you as they average at £23 per lesson. 

Why Add Oil Painting to Your Skillset?

Learn to paint offers you many benefits but here are just a few:

Creates Socializing Opportunities

There is a feeling that comes with socializing that boosts your mood and emotions. Painting is an art that we shape skills by learning from one another. That is why we have so many groups of painters who share their work with each other. This makes painting a very sociable activity that helps bring joy and happiness into your life.

It’s a Relaxation Art

Life can get so hectic with our many commitments. Just like meditation, painting helps to take away the tension and lowers the blood pressure. Our lives are full of constant checking of email and updated from work on our devices. While painting you put everything away and just be curried away.

It Boosts the Human Memory

As we live our daily lives, we see things that appeal to our eyes. To record it, we take pictures. It might be a stunning view, or a beautiful house, maybe a very cute dog. Drawing and painting has actually been linked to better memory recall. So if you really want to remember a moment – paint it!

Help You to Improve Your Self-confidence

To perfect the art of oil painting, you will have to be patient with everything that happens through the process. You constantly improve on your methodical brush strokes. With every stroke done correctly, you get a boost of confidence and trust in yourself. When you finally finish a work of art, there is a great sense of accomplishment that you don’t get in any other hobby.

Makes One More Creative

For most of us, all we do in our lives is stay busy in our occupations. Doing this, we only use the intuitive left side of the brain. Engaging in art as a hobby will open up your right side of the brain. When you use both sides of the brain, you become more efficient and effective in performing various tasks.

Improving on Fine and Gross Motor Skills

To master oil painting you have to be good at various aspects of the painting. Different oils have different outcomes and drying time. There is mixing the oil with water through engineering and emulsifiers. Each brush has its own role in painting. Mastering all this improves your skills.

Learning to paint through private classes

Oil painting is a fun and very exciting skill to practice and learn. It involves a lot of creativity and mastering of skills. When it comes to teaching, we try to make things as personalized as possible.

Our role as your trainer is to facilitate and create a program that is focused around you. We equip you with skills that will help you make decisions, teach you how to use various techniques and guide you until you are pleased with the outcome of your work. Finding out what a student needs or struggles with is given priority in our method.

We encourage confidence and expression as well as technical accuracy and development. To become good at oil painting, we push for as much experimentation as possible. After gaining some level of skills, by our vast connections, we make suggestions of other artists and organizations, according to the student, that will help them with development and a lot of guidance.


💸 What is the price of painting lessons in London?

In London, the average rate of painting lessons per hour is £23.


The cost of your classes will vary depending on:

  • the qualifications and years of teaching experience of your teacher
  • Where your lessons will be held (via Skype or an outside location)
  • The frequency of your lessons and the duration of each lesson
  • the type of painting you want to learn. Eg do you want to learn how to paint with watercolours, acrylics or oil paints?)

97% of our tutors on Superprof offer the 1st hour of the lesson free.


Check out the rates of our painting private tutors near you.

🎨 Why not start a private painting class in London?

Learning to paint is a favourite pastime for many people and offers a number of benefits. Did you know that learning to paint helps brain development and improves hand-eye coordination?


On Superprof you can learn to paint in whatever style interests you most. Whether you are interested in learning to paint with acrylics, watercolours or oil paints.


Sign up for private painting courses and learn how to paint with the help of a experienced private teacher.


You simply just have to choose your private tutor and book your painting course from the comfort of your home or at an outside location


A messaging service is in place for you to exchange with your teacher to schedule your painting lessons whether you want to learn from home or at an outside location.


Use the search engine to find your painting teacher from among 138 private teachers in London.


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👩‍🏫 How many teachers are currently giving painting lessons in London?

In London and the surrounding areas, there are 138 private painting tutors available to teach private lessons


You can refer to their cv and pick the painting tutor that corresponds to your needs.


Choose your course in London from our range of more than 138 painting tutors available.

✒️ On average, what rating was attributed by students to painting teachers in London?

From a sample of 28 recommendations, pupils gave their painting tutors an average of 5.0 out of five.


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