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WATERCOLOUR WORKSHOP

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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.
May workshop will use landscape as a theme.
August workshop will use flowers as a theme.

Date Tues 22nd May
Tutor Clare Linford  
Time 10.00am-4.00pm  
Ref 2102  
Fees £60  
   

   
ACRYLIC LANDSCAPES

This one day workshop will give you an opportunity to work with a range of acrylic painting techniques including washes, wet on dry and sgraffito.
The structured tuition will allow you to experiment with these techniques and then apply them to a final painting of a landscape.

Date Tues 5th June
Tutor Stephen Hand  
Time 10.00am-4.00pm  
Ref 2071  
Fees £60  
   

   
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 continue to use in the future.

Date Sun 10th June
Tutor Clare Linford  
Time 10.00am-4.00pm  
Ref 2101  
Fees £60  
   

   
BATIK FOR COLLAGE

Learn the exciting art of batik – hot wax resist- on paper and tissue paper to create interesting marks and textures. Using the samples that you will make, you will tear and cut up this work to create two or three exciting collages on paper or possibly canvas. Landscapes are an inspiring theme for this technique. Your finished pieces would also be suitable for stitching into at a later date.

Date Wed 13th June
Tutor Jenny O'Leary  
Time 10.00am-4.00pm  
Ref 2092  
Fees £60  
   

   
NOTAN- THE ART OF LIGHT AND DARK

Ever wondered why some art works sing whilst others look ordinary? The answer is in black and white. 'Notan' is a Japanese word used to describe the balance of light and shade in a painting. The pattern of light and dark in a picture is the single most influential factor in our appreciation of any art work. Through a series of exercises and demonstrations we will learn how to design successful pictures every time.

Date Tues 26th June
Tutor Vicki Norman  
Time 10.00am-4.00pm  
Ref 2121  
Fees £65  
   

   
MIXED MEDIA

Using a range of media Including watercolour, pastels and monoprinting, create vibrant and exciting images based on still life and other subjects. Demonstrations and help from the tutor mean everyone can succeed with this technique.

Date Tues 10th July
Tutor Clare Linford  
Time 10.00am-4.00pm  
Ref 2104  
Fees £60  
   

   
INTRODUCTION TO PASTELS

This one day workshop will introduce you to the art of painting with pastels.
You will be guided through basic pastel techniques looking at both materials and equipment needed for working in this wonderful medium. The structured tuition will allow you to explore and experiment with these techniques and then apply them to a final painting of a still life.

Date Sat 28th July
Tutor Stephen Hand  
Time 10.00am-4.00pm  
Ref 2074  
Fees £60  
   

   
WATERCOLOUR WORKSHOP

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.
August workshop will use flowers as a theme.

Date Sun 12th August
Tutor Clare Linford  
Time 10.00am-4.00pm  
Ref 2103  
Fees £60  

   
MASTERING COLOUR

 

Date Tues 28th and Wed 29th August
Tutor Vicki Norman  
Time 10.00am-4.00pm  
Ref 2122  
Fees £130  
   

   
FOLK ART

A relaxing workshop learning how to create beautiful patterns and flowers to decorate cards, hearts, boxes and even furniture.
Using a simple dotting tool and a round brush learn simple techniques to paint daisies, roses and chrysanthemums as well as a range of borders. You will create a card, hanging decoration and one other piece of your choice to take home.

Date Tues 4th September
Tutor Rachel Clements  
Time 10.00am-4.00pm  
Ref 2039  
Fees £55  
   

   
ACRYLIC LANDSCAPES

This one day workshop will give you an opportunity to work with a range of acrylic painting techniques including washes, wet on dry and sgraffito.
The structured tuition will allow you to experiment with these techniques and then apply them to a final painting of a landscape.

Date Sat 8th September
Tutor Stephen Hand  
Time 10.00am-4.00pm  
Ref 2072  
Fees £60  

   
MIXED MEDIA

Using a range of media Including watercolour, pastels and monoprinting, create vibrant and exciting images based on still life and other subjects. Demonstrations and help from the tutor mean everyone can succeed with this technique.

Date Sun 9th September
Tutor Clare Linford  
Time 10.00am-4.00pm  
Ref 2105  
Fees £60