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INTRODUCTION TO OIL PAINTING

This workshop is ideal for anyone who has always wanted to try oil painting but never knew where to begin. Look at how to get started, what paints and equipment are needed and which colours to use. Using a relaxed and methodical approach you will learn how to apply, control and enjoy this versatile, traditional painting medium. Materials not included.

Date Tues 14th January
Tutor Vicki Norman  
Time 10.00am-4.00pm  
Ref 2615  
Fees £70  
   

   
WATERCOLOUR WORKSHOPS

A chance to explore how to use watercolours in a variety of ways to produce lively and vibrant images. You will learn skills in colour handling, contrast and brushwork and produce a painting from a given subject. January workshop will us 'Landscapes' as a theme.

Date Wed 15th January
Tutor Clare Linford  
Time 10.00am-4.00pm  
Ref 2594  
Fees £60  
   

   

DRAWING MADE EASY

Course full

Drawing is not difficult. It is fun, relaxing and rewarding if approached with an open spirit. Ask yourself, can you draw a daisy or a house with the sun in the sky? Course 2571: On this workshop you will be shown how to develop those simple skills and grow them into pleasing drawings.

Date Sat 18th January
Tutor Leo Donaghy  
Time 10.00am-4.00pm  
Ref 2571  
Fees £65  
   

   
ACRYLICS MADE EASY

Acrylics is a very versatile medium. Have fun experimenting with, and investigating, the properties of these paints. Learn how colour works, practise and develop a variety of painting techniques and, through structured tuition, produce a painting from a selection of images provided. This workshop also allows those of you who have had basic acrylics tuition to develop your skills further.

Date Tues 28th January
Tutor Stephen Hand  
Time 10.00am-4.00pm  
Ref 2664  
Fees £60  
   

   
MORE CHINESE BRUSH PAINTING

1 place remaining

Take your basic skills in Chinese brush painting a little further. Course 2570 - Hydrangeas. The hydrangea is a magnificent bloom and whether a Lace cap, Mophead or Panicle, each presents different challenges.

Date Sat 8th February
Tutor Leo Donaghy  
Time 10.00am-4.00pm  
Ref 2570  
Fees £65  
   

   
WATERCOLOUR MADE EASY

If you like the effects of watercolour painting but don't know where to start, this is the day for you. You will learn the basics of using watercolour paints, brushes and paper. Using plenty of demonstrations, the tutor will guide you each step of the way to produce your painting, teaching you skills that you can build on in the future.

Date Sun 23rd February
Tutor Clare Linford  
Time 10.00am-4.00pm  
Ref 2596  
Fees £60  
   

   
FUN WITH ACRYLICS

This workshop will give you the opportunity to explore the fun side of acrylics and is perfect for those with little or no experience of this medium. Experiment with a range of different media, including texture, structure gel, and masking and add glitter and gold wax. Discover how these can be used to enhance an image.

Date Sun 23rd February
Tutor Stephen Hand  
Time 10.00am-4.00pm  
Ref 2581  
Fees £60  
   

   
DRAWING MADE EASY

Drawing is not difficult. It is fun, relaxing and rewarding if approached with an open spirit. Ask yourself, can you draw a daisy or a house with the sun in the sky? Course 2572: Begin by looking at compositional skills, shade, and tone to create a still life and a simple landscape.

Date Tues 10th March
Tutor Leo Donaghy  
Time 10.00am-4.00pm  
Ref 2572  
Fees £65