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Expressive painting in oils or acrylics, beginners-intermediate, Frome.

Mary, Trevor and Jeanette showing their finished paintings after just one day's tuition.

Duration: 1 day

Price: £75

Book with: Lynn Keddie
at Lynn Keddie Art

Studio 10, The Silk Mill
Merchants Barton, Saxonvale
BA11 1PT

About the Course

This is a one day workshop designed for those with some or little experience of working in oils or acrylic. The price includes materials so it's a great way to experiment without investing in expensive materials.

'Lynn put together a really useful workshop, with the basics covered very quickly and getting into a painting. Good value for money, patient tuition and great for beginners.'
September 2019

'I found the workshop so helpful as I came to the class as a complete beginner with no experience and came home with a complete piece of work which I am going to frame. I now feel that I have the confidence to have a go at further paintings at home. So well done Lynn.'
September 2019

The workshop is in my studio in an old Silk Mill in Frome 10.30-4.30 with a break for lunch (lunch is not included.

In the morning we will learn techniques to get you started and ways to loosen your style, understand the paint and how to mix colour and discover the materials and tools that you need.

In the afternoon we will paint a picture of your choice, landscape, still life or abstract using what we learned from the morning's session.

The course is based in my studio in an old Silk Mill in the ancient market town of Frome, in Somerset. Places are limited to three which means you get plenty of tuition when needed.

Please bring an apron or wear clothes suitable for an art studio. You may wish to bring a plastic bag in which to take wet work home.

Participants must be 18 or over.

Cancellation Policy: If you cancel your booking within 3 weeks of the start of the course or workshop you will not be eligible to receive a refund, nor will you be eligible to transfer to another course/workshop unless we can find someone to take your place on your original booking. If we cancel a course or workshop for whatever reason then you will be offered a different date, course or a full refund.

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

What's included in the price?

There will be tea, coffee and biscuits to keep you going. There are several good cafe's nearby where you can buy lunch or you can take a packed lunch.

If you need parking we can arrange that free of charge.

All materials are included in the price.

Want to review this course?

I thoroughly enjoyed Lynn's workshop - well put together, with the basics covered very quickly from what to paint on, what to paint with, how to mix colour. Good value for money, patient tuition and great for beginners too. Would definitely recommend this course. Lynn was very good at putting people at ease and encouraging you to explore your own style and not be afraid to really get stuck in.

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Response from Lynn Keddie Art:

Thank you Trevor, I'm glad you got lots out of the workshop and that it has given you the tools and confidence to carry on. Mission accomplished😁

This was a lovely day, relaxed, informative, and well-structured, I would definitely want to go again

- - #26738

Response from Lynn Keddie Art:

I'm really pleased you got so much out of the day Jeanette. You worked hard and painted some really lovely pictures. Keep at it!

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Course Start Dates

Friday 7th February 2020
Saturday 7th March 2020
  • Accessible by public transport
  • Daytime (weekdays)
  • Intermediate level
  • Suitable for beginners
  • Suitable for events & groups
  • Weekends

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