Acrylics; Thick Paint and a Palette Knife - Cotswolds, Gloucestershire
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Tutor: Annie Monk
Date & Time: Mon 9th Oct, 10am - 4pm
Venue: Bingham Studio, New Brewery Arts
PRICE: £80 (£0.00 VAT)
Enjoy creating textured and impressionistic paintings by combining collage with palette knife work using acrylic paints and other media such as ink, pastels, or whatever else is in your tool kit! Annie will bring paintings which show this technique, and there will be plenty of reference material to give examples and inspiration, although if you have sketches/photos you wish to work on do bring them.
Although not suitable for the complete beginner all abilities welcome and individual help will be given throughout the day!
Annie began painting in 1989. Largely self-taught, she initially attended tutored classes and then progressed by experimental work in her home studio in order to develop her individual style. She has been tutoring workshops and courses since 2002. For some years Annie enjoyed painting with soft pastels, after which she began working with acrylics and found that their versatile properties were ideal for experimentation and a range of different techniques. She now works exclusively with acrylics and mixed media i.e. inks, oil pastels, collage. She paints quickly and instinctively, often from imagination, allowing her pictures to evolve. Annie is motivated by strong colour and believes her subject matter - landscape, seascape or still life - is secondary to colour, texture and design.
You can turn any of our courses into a short break by staying in our on site accommodation. When you book a residential package you will get discounted accommodation in our stylish boutique hostel located in the centre of Cirencester in the Cotswolds right next door to New Brewery Arts. Our former 19th Century Cotswold stone brewery barrel store has been beautifully transformed into 21st century accommodation, light and well-appointed with a craftsman’s attention to detail. We offer guest accommodation for up to 43 people over two floors in 14 rooms, with a choice of single, bunk, family and double bedrooms, 12 with en-suite facilities. A ground floor disabled-friendly room is also available. The hostel provides a stylish communal dining and relaxation area, self-catering kitchen, laundry facilities and lockers for your bike. As with all our courses and workshops these are led by experienced tutors and as you will be part of a small group there is plenty of time to focus on you.
If booking with a CraftCourses voucher for part or all of the course fee, please fill in the contact form above. The voucher code must be provided at the point of booking.
What's included in the price?
Materials will be provided but please bring any of your own preferred supports and materials if you wish. You will have access to tea, coffee and biscuits in the studio and a £5 voucher to spend in our cafe is included.
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