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INTRODUCTION TO ACRYLICS

Acrylics are a very versatile medium.
In this introductory workshop, you will have fun experimenting with, and investigating the properties of these paints.
Learn how colour works, practise and develop a variety of painting techniques and produce a painting from a selection of images provided.

Date Sat 24th June
Tutor Stephen Hand  
Time 10.00am-4.00pm  
Ref 1683  
Fees £50  
 

 
DRAWING MADE EASY

Two workshops to demystify drawing and to give beginners the confidence to enjoy the craft. The first session will start with the basics of capturing a subject in flowing lines and strong contrasts. The second will look at how the medium you choose can change and enhance your work.

Date Tues 4th July
Tutor Clare Linford  
Time 10.00am-4.00pm  
Ref 1763  
Fees £50  
 

 
COMPOSING BEAUTIFUL IMAGES

What makes an image beautiful? This workshop will teach you how to make captivating images that really stand out. Develop your eye for design and create beautiful, dynamic pictures in just one day. Through talks and exercises, learn how to employ simple principles and techniques to turn ordinary pictures into extraordinary images.

Date Fri 7th July
Tutor Vicki Norman  
Time 10.00am-4.00pm  
Ref 1724  
Fees £60  
 

 
WATERCOLOUR WORKSHOP

These workshops, with demonstrations, exercises and interesting subjects, will build skills in the rewarding art of watercolour painting. Each workshop will cover a range of skills and subjects, develop confidence in the beginner and challenge the more experienced artist.

Date Tues 25th July
Tutor Clare Linford  
Time 10.00am-4.00pm  
Ref 1760  
Fees £50  
 

 
LEARN TO DRAW

Learn the fastest and most accurate drawing methods, then enjoy putting them into practise and see how quickly your work can improve. This workshop will certainly give you some new ways to think about how you approach the creation of an image on paper. Materials: £2

Date Wed 30th August
Tutor Vicki Norman  
Time 10.00am-4.00pm  
Ref 1723  
Fees £60  
 

 
WATERCOLOUR WORKSHOP

These workshops, with demonstrations, exercises and interesting subjects, will build skills in the rewarding art of watercolour painting. Each workshop will cover a range of skills and subjects, develop confidence in the beginner and challenge the more experienced artist.

Date Wed 20th Sept
Tutor Clare Linford  
Time 10.00am-4.00pm  
Ref 1761  
Fees £50  
 

 
CREATIVE SKETCHBOOKS

This one day workshop offers the opportunity to produce sketchbook studies exploring a range of materials and methods. Inspiration for work may be drawn from the beautiful Westhope grounds or from any alternative source material that you wish to bring along. This workshop is suitable for new students and also for those who wish to expand techniques from a previous workshop

Date Wed 6th Sept
Tutor Wendy Riddick  
Time 10.00am-4.00pm  
Ref 1741  
Fees £55  
 

 
PAINTING ON LOCATION


Beginning in the studio, this course will give you the specific techniques and methods needed for painting on location. Discover how to plan a successful painting with just a few simple steps and some basic principles. Learn how to capture atmosphere and convey a sense of distance and scale in your paintings. Progressing to making outdoor studies of the beautiful surroundings of Westhope College.

Date Tues 26th Sept & Wed 27th Sept
Tutor Vicki Norman  
Time 10.00am-4.00pm  
Ref 1722  
Fees £110