Creative Freedom Using Mixed-Media - 4 day art residential


Duration: 4 days

Price: £485

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About the Course

Enjoy an exciting 4 day art break combining painting and mixed media techniques at Slapton Ley Field Centre.

Enjoy adding excitement and vitality to your paintings with the endless possibilities of Mixed Media. This course shows how to express your creative voice in new & authentic ways. Find out the importance of texture, collage & colour & how to successfully apply them. Paint in the beautiful area of South Devon for inspiration. Learning ways to create interesting work with impact & Depth. • Start creating paintings you love to paint • Learn about colour as never before! • Improve your painting skills from start to finish! On this exciting course painting using Mixed-Media we explore ways to paint in a variety of mediums. Discover how certain mediums are very compatible and learn how to create interesting surfaces, texture & layers which add variety and interest to your work. We cover handling the paint, creating texture, colour mixing, collage, plus a variety of painting techniques. Alongside which we cover the fundamental aspects for creating a successful painting which include strong composition, centre of interest, selecting what to include. Discover tips for strong composition and tonal dynamics to create art with impact. There is nothing like the experience of painting outdoors to add liveliness, freshness and authenticity to your work. On this course we take inspiration directly from landscape and coast.

Linda Hollingshead runs dynamic painting courses, well known for her enthusiasm and encouraging manner Linda shows practical ways to help you bring the best out in your painting. With her in-depth knowledge and mastery of different media she demonstrates ways to try something new in easy steps and as an expert on colour she shows how to use colour most successfully in your art.

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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?

The fee includes accommodation in your own room and all your meals.

Please enquire about the fees for shared room occupancy as well as non-residential rates (tuition only).

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Course Start Dates

Monday 30th July 2018

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