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DRAWING MADE EASY

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A workshop to demystify drawing, and to give beginners the confidence to enjoy the craft. The session will start with the basics of capturing a subject in flowing lines and strong contrasts. Using simple subject matter, ideas of composition and a straightforward approach to perspective will be explored, whilst emphasising the importance of enjoying the process!

Date Tues 23rd January
Tutor Clare Linford  
Time 10.00am-4.00pm  
Ref 1893  
Fees £55  
 

 
INTRODUCTION TO OIL PAINTING

2 places remaining


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: £7 maximum

Date Wed 24th January
Tutor Vicki Norman  
Time 10.00am-4.00pm  
Ref 1954  
Fees £65  
 

 
WATERCOLOURS MADE EASY

Course full


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 continue to use in the future.

Date Sun 28th January
Tutor Clare Linford  
Time 10.00am-4.00pm  
Ref 1890  
Fees £55  
 

 
DEVELOPING ACRYLICS


This workshop gives you the opportunity to develop your acrylic painting techniques. Discover different media, texturing and how to use palette knives.
Structured tuition will allow you to experiment with these techniques and apply them to a final painting.

Date Sun 11th February
Tutor Stephen Hand  
Time 10.00am-4.00pm  
Ref 1875  
Fees £55  
 

 
THE FIGURE IN COLOUR

A day of figure painting or drawing focusing on the use of colour.
Investigate how to create realistic skin tones, how to use colour to express mood or emotion and how vivid colours can be used.
A professional life model is booked for this workshop; this cost is included in your course fee.

Date Thur 15th February
Tutor Vicki Norman  
Time 10.00am-4.00pm  
Ref 1953  
Fees £70  

 
WATERCOLOUR WORKSHOP


A combination of demonstration and instruction will give you techniques to create lively and vivid images. Each workshop will use a different subject to explore the art of watercolour painting, developing confidence in the beginner and challenging the more experienced artist.
Workshops can be booked separately.

Date Sun 25th February
Tutor Clare Linford  
Time 10.00am-4.00pm  
Ref 1892  
Fees £55  
 

 
STILL LIFE ACRYLICS

An opportunity to work from a set still life using a variety of acrylic painting techniques including texturing and the use of palette knives. This workshop will investigate ways to portray different materials such as glass, ceramics and fabric.
Structured tuition will allow you to experiment with these techniques and then apply them to a final painting.

Date Tues 20th March
Tutor Stephen Hand  
Time 10.00am-4.00pm  
Ref 1876  
Fees £55  
 

 
3D PAPERCUTTING

An exciting workshop to introduce you to the art of 3D paper cutting. You will learn a variety of safe cutting techniques and master how to design with cutting in mind. Using creative hand lettering or pictorial designs, you will produce at least one and maybe two 3-dimensional pieces. These could be birthday greetings, family names or a representation of a place or object that holds special meaning for you.

Date Tues 20th March
Tutor Christine Green  
Time 10.00am-4.00pm  
Ref 1865  
Fees £65