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Silk Painting Big and Bold - Five Day Break

Silk painting big and bold

About the Course

Silk Painting Big and Bold is suitable for both experienced painters and those new to the medium. The course will start with an exploration of the basic techniques of silk painting and is followed by a longer period when course members will be helped and encouraged to develop individual projects.

Participants usually find silk painting both rewarding and relaxing.

Tutor Information
John Farmelo is a trained teacher and experienced silk painting tutor who has been teaching for over twenty five years. He ran a textile gallery and workshop in Arundel for a number of years but now concentrates on teaching. He has run numerous courses at residential centres throughout the UK and abroad.

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 are provided and charged according to how much silk is used although people are welcome to bring their own materials if they prefer.

The residential fee includes tuition, full board and accommodation, plus travel and admission for field trips where applicable, unless stated otherwise.

The non-residential fee includes tuition, lunch, dinner and refreshments, plus travel and admission for field trips where applicable, unless stated otherwise.

Courses starting with dinner include an evening session which will run from approximately 8.30pm - 9.30pm. Most weekend and short courses include one free session each full day - this will either be after lunch or after dinner dependent on the course content. Daily sessions for weekend and short courses usually begin at 9.30am.


Bookings team at Dillington House. Somerset County Council
Dillington House
TA19 9DT




5 days (3:00pm to 2:00pm)

Next available date

24th January 2021

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Suitable for

  • Accommodation offered
  • Adults
  • Advanced/pro level
  • Hearing impaired
  • Intermediate level
  • Limited mobility
  • Parking provided
  • Residential
  • Seniors
  • Suitable for beginners
  • UK Holiday
  • Vision impaired
  • Wheelchair users

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