Artist Julia Pomeroy sat in her studio surrounded by brightly coloured paintings
A portrait of Julia Pomeroy in her studio. Photo: Sophie Jouvenaar

Oil painting course: Colourful figures with Julia Pomeroy

  • Wednesdays, 13 Jul – 10 Aug 2022
  • 5–8pm
  • City Workshop
  • £130 General | £110 Members

Learn how to paint a portrait in this five week course.

Combining studying from photos and some still-life observational painting, this course focuses on painting people in colourful and vivid styles.

Local artist Julia Pomeroy guides you through key layering processes. Discover the versatility of oil paint, working together on a final piece to take home.

Together, we’ll explore and experiment with colour combinations and a range of mark making techniques.


Suitable for both beginners and more experienced painters.

All materials are provided.

Julia Pomeroy is an oil painter from London, based in Leeds. She is currently a studio holder at Assembly House and is working towards a series of group exhibitions this summer. Through an ongoing exploration of colour and light, her figurative paintings create narratives featuring figures within architecturally interesting and psychologically charged spaces.


  • This event is taking place across our Second Floor.
  • There are accessible toilets on our Ground and Second Floors.
  • Our lift is located at the rear of our building for access to all floors.
  • Please call us on 0113 320 2323 or email info@yorkshire-contemporary.local if you have any specific questions about access.

Getting here

Please note, there are no onsite parking facilities at The Tetley. Our nearest car park is RCP Parking on Sheaf Street, Leeds, LS10 1HD.

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