About the Course
You will be learning the ancient technique of removing an upper layer to reveal another layer beneath or what is called sgraffito. Originally used in design sgraffito can also be applied to drawing and painting. We will be exploring both using soft erasers and putti rubbers to remove paint or pencil to highlight and add depth and texture.
This technique can be applied to drawing and painting and will show how removing can be just as effective as adding when it comes to mixed media works in particular.
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.
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Course dates are flexible; please get in touch for the next available date.
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