Spring Flowers in Oils with Penny German, Old Bank Studios


Duration: 10am-4.30pm

Price: £75

Run by: Beverley Caleno
at Old Bank Studios

01255 242930

19 Kings Quay Street
Harwich
Essex
CO12 3ER

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About the Course

During this exciting day Penny will share with you her methods for producing beautiful, small flower studies painted in oils; skills that she has honed over many years, including her period of ‘Daily Paintings’ where a piece is produced every day for a year.

It doesn’t matter if you haven’t painted in oils before, or if you are a regular painter, Penny will guide you at your own pace. The workshop will begin with a demonstration, following which you will tackle set-up and composition. As you begin your painting Penny will teach the fundamentals of under painting, tonal values, edges and colour.

Old Bank Studios offers a wide range of art, craft and textile courses and work-shops. Based in a glorious Edwardian banking hall, our fully equipped studios provide ideal spaces where students can work in a relaxed, ambient atmosphere. Located in the heart of Old Harwich, we are just a few yards from the Electric Palace Cinema.

Harwich Town Railway Station is less than a five minute walk away, with hourly trains to Manningtree, where there are mainline connections to Colchester, Chelmsford, London, Ipswich and Norwich. If you are coming by car, there is normally plenty of on road parking, otherwise there is a public car park a one minute walk away. It is always possible to drop off right at our front doors.

Please click through to our website for online booking or more details.

If booking with a CraftCourses voucher for part or all of the course fee, please fill in the contact form above or telephone us. Your voucher code must be provided at the point of booking.

What's included in the price?

The course fee includes a homemade lunch, refreshments and a cream tea.

What you will need to bring
Your usual oil painting kit
Oil paints – artist or student quality
Small canvas or board – no bigger than A4
Table top easel
Flowers will be supplied from Penny’s own garden and she will also provide vases, etc.
All materials and equipment can be bought or borrowed on the day, please contact us if you need more information.



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Course Start Dates

Saturday 14th April 2018

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  • Disabled access
  • Suitable for beginners
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  • Suitable for stag and hen dos
  • Teen friendly

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