Video Art Courses with Melanie Cambridge

Here you will find a selection of my current art course videos for you watch at home at your own leisure and convenience. If you are looking for structured guidance in your own painting or drawing, whether you're a beginner or more experienced artist, these professionally filmed and clearly explained courses have been designed to make your art more enjoyable and successful. Each course breaks down into several lessons so you can easily stop and start, dipping in and out when you have time free to paint.

ON-LINE SUPPORT:   When you purchase any of my videos, you become a member of my On-line Art Club. I will issue you with a membership number so that whenever you need on-line help, simply send me an email, quoting your membership number, and I will respond as soon as possible with comments and advice. If you wish to upload images of your work in progress, please do so.

STUDIO PACKS:  If you don't have any art materials to get started, then why not treat yourself to one of my "Studio Packs". These contain all the colours and brushes you will need for each specific course, together with the video.

You Can Paint! - £15.00

If you have never painted before, then this is the course for you. Gouache rather than watercolour is a great place to start. Colours can be thinned with water or made paler by adding white. They can be used straight from the tube for more defined brushstrokes and to work in layers of colour.

This video starts at the very beginning, showing you how to mix colours, paint simple shapes and handle your brushes with confidence before moving on to paint a still life and a landscape with poppies.


You Can Paint Seascapes - £15.00

Ever wanted to paint seascapes? This structured video course shows you how from the very beginning. Learn by following my simple step by step approach, helping you build confidence and technical skills as you paint.

This video starts at the very beginning, showing you how to mix colours, create washes before moving on to paint a breaking wave, sunset over the sea and finally a summer beach scene with cliffs and figures.


Autumn Oil Painting Classes

Mondays 10.30 til 1.30, West Horsley, near Guildford, Surrey

My regular oil painting classes are planned to re-start on Monday 5th October at West Horsley, near Guildford. Obviously this is under review and will depend upon the Covid-19 situation and any restrictions in place at that time. The autumn course is a mixed ability class where most artists have some previous experience of painting with oils. The course runs for 8 weeks and is structured to cover all aspects of painting, tailored to the requirements of the group. With a maximum of ten artists participating, there is plenty of scope for one to one support as well as structured group lessons.

If you are interested in coming along, please email me to register your interest at this stage. I will then be in contact in early September when we have a clearer picture of the situation.

To keep up to date with all planned classes, do please join my mailing list. The Oily Rag will be emailed to you on the 15th of each month with all the latest news and advance notice of new art classes and courses.



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