Beginners Acrylics - Animals in Motion with Lois Cordelia at Old Bank Studios


Duration: 10am-4.30pm

Price: £69

Run by: Beverley Caleno
at Old Bank Studios

01255 242930

19 Kings Quay Street
Harwich
Essex
CO12 3ER

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About the Course

One day acrylic painting workshop with experienced artist - beginners welcome.

Let go of conventional ideas about realistic colour and obsessive detail, and instead be expressive and spontaneous with colour, launch into bold, sweeping brushstrokes on a large scale, and communicate more with less. You will also have the opportunity to experiment with metallic colours and iridescent mediums, and try your hand at palette knife painting. We will work loosely based on photo references (human portraits, animal portraits, landscapes, etc). The focus will be more on freedom of expression than on achieving an accurate likeness, though Lois will be happy to give advice on both. Ideal workshop for beginners in acrylics and anyone wanting to loosen up their painting style.

Old Bank Studios offers a wide range of art, craft and textile courses and work-shops. Based in a glorious Edwardian banking hall, our fully equipped studios provide ideal spaces where students can work in a relaxed, ambient atmosphere. Located in the heart of Old Harwich, we are just a few yards from the Electric Palace Cinema.

Harwich Town Railway Station is less than a five minute walk away, with hourly trains to Manningtree, where there are mainline connections to Colchester, Chelmsford, London, Ipswich and Norwich. If you are coming by car, there is normally plenty of on road parking, otherwise there is a public car park a one minute walk away. It is always possible to drop off right at our front doors.

Please click through to our website for online booking or more details.

If booking with a CraftCourses voucher for part or all of the course fee, please fill in the contact form above or telephone us. Your voucher code must be provided at the point of booking.

What's included in the price?

All equipment and materials are supplied, so just bring an apron wear old clothes which you don’t mind getting a bit painty.



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Course Start Dates

Saturday 5th May 2018

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  • Accessible by public transport
  • Disabled access
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  • Teen friendly

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