Paint Making Workshop

Seize the means and make your own paint!

This one day course will focus on paint making, using pigments and the primary colours. The tutor will walk through the in’s and out’s of the process in which to make your own oil paint, also covering the rich history of paint making. By the end of the course you will understand the fundamentals of what paint is!

You’ll be invited to use the various tools and materials provided, from beeswax to linseed oil and by the end of the one day you will have got your money’s worth: your own pots of paints which you can use and make any colour you can dream of!

Leading the workshop is part-time artist, part-time tutor Charlie Eden, who has been making his own paints for over 3 years. He’ll walk you through the stages of his process, in an accessible and easy to understand way. Whatever your style of painting; abstract or traditional, the workshop will facilitate you and provide you with the paints you need for your own art projects!

Once you’ve had a go, you won’t regret it. The skills of paint making will make you a resourceful painter, not only that, but you’ll really get to see how the medium of paint works, helping you in your own painting approach.

The course is very versatile and welcomes ages 16+

Please see below for booking details…..

Times and Venue:


10.30am – 3.30pm
(with a short break for lunch)

(The workshop will take place in an outdoor space that is heated and under cover)

Venue: Inkwell Arts, 31 Potternewton lane, Chapel Allerton, Leeds LS7 3LW.
Tel 0113 3070108

Disabled Access: No
Parking: Yes
Refreshments available: Yes ( cafe open until 4pm)

How to Book:

Booking is essential

Full price – £30
Concs – £12 ( for people receiving benefits)

Please book online by clicking the Book Now button or you can pop into our office to book a place. We accept cash, card or cheque payments.

*Please note: Inkwell has the right to cancel the workshop if insufficient numbers are booked on. We will notify all attendees with 48 hrs notice if the course is cancelled and a full refund will be given. We are unable to offer refunds for any other reason.