Egg tempera painting workshop for children or adults using natural materials.

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Duration: One day

Price: £20

Run by: Sue Mann
at Sue Mann Artist


City & County of Swansea

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About the Course

Artist Sue Mann will be leading the workshop. She is a professional exhibiting artist based on the doorstep of Gower, South Wales. She is adventure happy - keen and available to travel for workshops for example visiting Norfolk twice this year, the most recent workshop was held in Anteros, Norwich as well as local public buildings for example Swansea Museum and the Egypt Centre, Swansea University, sometimes with grant provision. Sue also has experience of working in primary schools on projects and as Teaching Assistant.

She is patient, keen to encourage thinking out of the box, developing independence and holds a current enhanced DBS.

1. Introduction - What is pigment? What is paint and how is it made? Brief history of use of egg tempera, basic rules for production and survival of painting.

2. Hands on exploration with natural pigment makers such as seaweed, spices, charcoal, dried vegetation. This includes sieving, grinding and working into a paste.

3. Preparing egg for egg tempera and production of painting.

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?

Aprons, marble/glass surfaces for grinding, mullers, brushes, pencils, palette knives, sieves, containers, painting boards, view-finders and eggs will be provided for participants' ease.

The source material will also be decided before the workshop and any illustrations or objects prepared.

Venues differ so there may be special arrangements required.

The price quoted of £20.00 is per person. Group sizes vary.

To arrange a group workshop for at your house you have a 50% reduction for 8 participants and above within 30 miles of Swansea.

In the South West, up to North Wales, Midlands to Norfolk and South of places mentioned you have a 50% reduction for a group of 10 participants and above.
You can have a further reduction if your interest results in another group booking the experience near your area for the same week.

It is a very special hands-on, liberating experience for beginners and more advanced practitioners alike.

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Course dates are flexible; please get in touch for the next available date.

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