In this workshop we will be looking at ways of tackling the various elements that make up a coastal painting: water, waves and reflections along with the landscape elements of cliffs, rocks and the transitions between land and sea. We will take our inspiration from Kurt Jackson and create atmospheric layered images incorporating textures and aggregates. There will be lots of demos & step-by-step instruction in this fun and informal workshop.
What to bring:
Heavy watercolour paper (approx. 350gsm) or mountboard / back of sketchpad (painted white if you’re using this) or MDF (painted white).
Lightweight handmade papers /tissue paper/packing paper/scrim/muslin etc (whatever you have – we will be using it to create texture)
Drawing pencil; Water-soluble crayons / oil pastel if you have them (don’t buy specially); white wax candle
Acrylic matt medium (the gel sort, not the fluid medium– Winsor & Newton, Pebeo & Liquitex all make one)
Acrylic paints – whatever you have – if buying specially just buy primary colours and white
Mixing palette, brushes (whatever you have), glue brush
Inspiration / source material of coast, light on water, beaches etc
Refunds are not available on this booking. Start dates may be amended on request.
Any other materials not specified for the students to bring
1 to 1 guidance
A selection of tea, freshly brewed coffee, biscuits and delicious cakes
And of course you take your wonderful creations from the day.
Terms - Fee is payable on booking. If, having booked, you cancel your booking, we are unable to offer a refund. However, you may nominate someone else to attend the workshop or class in your place. We reserve the right to cancel a workshop up to 48 hours prior to the workshop date. We will only cancel due to insufficient places sold and you will be refunded the full amount paid.
1 day (10:00am to 4:00pm)
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