Acrylic Landscape Painting Workshop

Acrylic Landscape Painting Workshop
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Description

Join us for a creative day learning to use acrylics. Guided by expert tutor and artist Laura she will demonstrate methods of using acrylic paint to build-up of layers to create vibrant work. The class will take place in our 100sqm craft barn where you will take in the beautiful surrounding views of Hanwell Wine Estate for inspiration. By the end of your day, you will expect to have completed 1 -2 acrylic pieces of artwork and have a better understanding of explored colour with this loose and speedy way of making work. Feel free to bring your own images or use those that are provided.

What is included:
All tools and materials are provided. Feel free to bring your own images for inspiration or use the material provided which are predominantly of landscape and woodlands.
Refreshments, homemade 2-course lunch served with a glass of local wine are included.

Who is it suitable for:
Ideal for beginners or people who want to try a new art form

Outline of your time with us:
10am Welcome and meet your tutor Laura
Introduction to the tools and materials with a demonstration
Practice and gather inspiration
11.15am – Refreshment break with snack
Carry on where you left off
12.30pm – Homemade 2-course lunch served with a glass of local wine
1.15pm Continue with your art
2.45pm – Refreshment break with snack
3.30pm – Finish for the day with your two lovely pieces of art

About your tutor Laura Donaldson
Laura studied landscapes, weather and seasonal change with a strong emphasis on colour. Currently, she is painting with acrylics, but regularly produces work with oils, oil pastels and mixed media. Her love of the landscape and the ever-changing weather conditions are her starting point, developing her work through sketches that explore composition and colour. From here, she work to create vivid and stimulating final pieces. Much of her work shows the landscape around her, and often moves towards abstract representation.

Her studio is in the heart of the Leicestershire countryside and provides endless inspiration for her work.
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To ensure the quality of your personal experience, group size will be limited to 8.(Please note: a minimum number of 4 bookings is required in order for the session to go ahead)
For more information about this event or other Rural Antics workshops, contact Hanwell Wine Estate, events@ruralantics.co.uk or 01949 81393

Cancellation and a full refund can be obtained up to 2 weeks before the course starts. Start dates may be amended on request.

What's included in the price?

All tools and materials are provided. Feel free to bring your own images for inspiration or use the material provided which are predominantly of landscape and woodlands.
Refreshments, homemade 2-course lunch served with a glass of local wine are included.

Maker

Amanda at Rural Antics, Hanwell Wine Estate

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Venue

Hanwell Wine Estate
Melton Road
Hickling Pastures, Melton Mowbray
Nottinghamshire
LE14 3QG

Suitable for

  • Adults
  • Seniors
  • Teenagers
  • Wheelchair users

Duration

1 day (10:01am to 3:31pm)

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Muriel - - #40015

Sara guided us through all the stages of painting a picture. I had never used oils before. I surprised myself at what I was able to produce. Sara got the right balance between teaching us lots of useful tips and getting us started and encouraging our own creativity. It was a really inspiring and relaxing day in beautiful surroundings and the lunches, coffee and cake were great too.

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