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Pen and wash

From urban sketching to studio paintings, pen and wash is a lovely way of working
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Pen and wash; line and wash; ink and watercolour. Whatever you call it, this is a lovely expressive way of working. It is excellent for quick sketches and more finished paintings. The key thing is to help both ink and watercolour play their part to the full and ensure that 2+2=5.

We will start with exploring the role of line, experimenting with a wide range of pens and ink. Then we will move on to letting the watercolour flow and bring both elements together. Whether you wish to use this technique for portraits, landscapes, urban sketching, animals, still life or flora, you will learn how to capture many different subjects.

We will start at 10 and continue until roughly 4.30. No experience is necessary and the day is suitable for both beginners and those wanting to free up their line work or to loosen their watercolours.

The course will be held at one of two venues near Twyford in Berkshire. If you are coming by train, a short taxi ride gets you to the workshop. All materials are provided.

Our venue is Micklems Farm in Knowl Hill. During lockdown Micklems refurbished the studio putting in new flooring to facilitate cleaning, new desks to help with social distancing and a camera system to enable demonstrations at a greater distance. Lunch is no longer included to prevent cross contamination. During good weather there is wonderful outside space to be enjoyed. Cleanliness and hand washing is actively encouraged. If you are not feeling well or are self isolating, please do not attend. In turn, the tutor promises not to teach if not well or isolating. If I am unable to teach I will of course refund you in full.

If you will be redeeming a CraftCourses gift voucher on this course, the voucher code must be provided at the point of booking.

What's included in the price?

All materials and refreshments are provided.

Contact

Liz Chaderton at Liz Chaderton Artist
Micklems Farm House
Knowl Hill Common, Knowl Hill
Reading
Berkshire
RG10 9YD
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Suitable for

  • Accommodation offered
  • Adults
  • Corporate days out & team building
  • Engagement, birthdays & anniversaries
  • Hearing impaired
  • Intermediate level
  • Limited mobility
  • Parking provided
  • Public transport
  • Seniors
  • Suitable for beginners

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£90

Duration:

1 day (10:00am to 4:00pm)


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Liz is an inspiring tutor who makes learning painless with her supportive and informed approach. Lovely venue and a small group allowing for plenty of individual attention.

Response from Liz Chaderton Artist:

Thank you Kitty! So pleased you enjoyed it and I appreciate you taking the time to leave the review. How's your hare? Hope he survived the journey home and gets finished soon.

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