A2 Level:

  1. What colors do you see in an oil painting?
  2. Do you like paintings of nature or cities more? Why?
  3. How do artists use brushes for painting?
  4. What things do artists paint pictures of?
  5. Can you name any famous painters?
  6. What is your favorite kind of art?
  7. Do you think painting is hard?
  8. Have you ever tried oil painting?
  9. What would you like to paint?
  10. Where can we see oil paintings?
  11. Do you prefer bright or dark paintings? Why?
  12. Would you like to learn how to paint?
  13. What materials do painters use?
  14. How do you feel when you look at a painting?
  15. Do paintings tell stories?
  16. Can anyone be a painter?
  17. What is more important in a painting, color or shape?
  18. Have you ever visited an art gallery?
  19. Do you think paintings are good gifts?
  20. Would you rather paint or take photos?

B1 Level:

  1. How do emotions influence oil painting?
  2. Can oil paintings change our mood? How?
  3. Why do some people prefer abstract paintings?
  4. How has oil painting evolved over time?
  5. Discuss the importance of light and shadow in paintings.
  6. How do artists choose their subjects for painting?
  7. What makes an oil painting valuable?
  8. How can paintings reflect cultural history?
  9. Why are art museums important for society?
  10. Discuss the process of creating an oil painting.
  11. How do colors affect the atmosphere of a painting?
  12. What role does texture play in oil paintings?
  13. How do artists express their personality through painting?
  14. Can painting be a form of therapy? How?
  15. Why do some paintings become famous?
  16. Discuss the impact of digital art on traditional painting.
  17. How do art styles differ across countries?
  18. What challenges do painters face today?
  19. How does one become a professional artist?
  20. Discuss the significance of original paintings versus reproductions.

B2 Level:

  1. How do historical events influence art and painting styles?
  2. Discuss the role of patronage in the development of oil painting.
  3. How do artists use symbolism in their work?
  4. Compare traditional and modern oil painting techniques.
  5. How has globalization affected the art world?
  6. Discuss the ethical implications of art restoration.
  7. How do artists balance creativity and technique?
  8. What is the impact of social media on emerging artists?
  9. Analyze the relationship between art and politics.
  10. How do art critics influence the perception of art?
  11. Discuss the role of art fairs in contemporary art.
  12. How do artists deal with criticism?
  13. What is the significance of art collectives?
  14. How does art education shape future artists?
  15. Discuss the concept of art for art’s sake versus art as a social commentary.
  16. How has the representation of women in art changed over time?
  17. What is the role of art in public spaces?
  18. Discuss the challenges of preserving digital art.
  19. How do cultural identities influence art?
  20. Compare the impact of formal versus self-taught art education.

C1 Level:

  1. Analyze the influence of cultural movements on oil painting styles.
  2. Discuss the psychological effects of color in art.
  3. How do contemporary artists challenge traditional art norms?
  4. Explore the relationship between art and technology.
  5. Analyze the role of unconscious elements in the creative process.
  6. Discuss the intersection of art and environmental activism.
  7. How do artists use their work to question societal norms?
  8. What is the future of oil painting in the digital age?
  9. Explore the concept of “the artist’s gaze” in portraying subjects.
  10. How does art contribute to community and identity?

C2 Level:

  1. Critically evaluate the role of intention versus interpretation in art.
  2. Discuss the commodification of art in the global market.
  3. Analyze the impact of post-colonialism on art narratives.
  4. Explore the dialectic between form and content in modern art.
  5. Examine the philosophical underpinnings of abstract art.
  6. Discuss the implications of copyright and intellectual property for artists.
  7. Analyze the intersectionality of race, gender, and class in art.
  8. Explore the role of art in challenging hegemonic narratives.
  9. Critique the influence of capitalist dynamics on artistic production and distribution.
  10. Examine the role of art biennales in shaping contemporary art discourse.