Mixed Media Workshop: Combine paint with ink and oil pastels and/or wax crayons at Blencogo, near Wigton, Cumbria

Landscape with hedgerow


Add drama and texture to your landscape/seascape paintings by combining paint with various media including ink, oil pastel and/or wax crayon. By the end of the workshop, you will be able to apply ink to a painting to enhance tonal contrast and create texture with ink and oil pastels and/or wax crayons

Materials that you need to bring with you to this workshop include:
Set of water-based paints (watercolour, gouache or acrylic), brushes and paper suitable for your chosen medium, 2 pots for water, palette, drawing board, masking tape. Ink, any you have already such as fountain pen ink (black Parker Quink), acrylic Sepia ink, Winsor & Newton inks, etc., dip pen, granulation medium (if you have any) for use with watercolours, sketch pad, 2B pencil, rubber, ruler, plastic cover to protect tables. Any other painting equipment you have. NB I’ll have some inks, dip pens and granulation medium available to use. Own reference material, photos of textures in landscapes, seascapes, rocks, cliffs, trees, foliage, etc.

Please bring your own packed lunch and drink.

Cancellation and a full refund can be obtained up to 4 weeks before the course starts. Start dates may be amended on request.

What's included in the price?

Plenty of instruction and advice, tea, coffee and biscuits


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Blencogo Village Hall
Near Wigton

Suitable for

  • Adults
  • Intermediate level
  • Limited mobility
  • Parking provided
  • Seniors
  • Wheelchair users


5 hours (10:30am to 3:30pm)

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