Watercolour Painting and Drawing Character Buildings - 3 day art residential
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About the Course
Learn how to draw and paint watercolours of the wonderful aged, beamed and bricked buildings at Flatford Mill. From the famous crooked, Willy Lott’s cottage, to the medieval, beamed, Valley Farm and lastly the aged bricked Mill itself. Lessons include - how to draw buildings with character and perspective. How to paint them in watercolour -including choosing colours, painting bricks, beams, twinkling windows, roof tiles, chimneys and shadows.
Teresa Norfolk is a professional greetings card artist and tutor. Her cards and prints have been sold in the many thousands in the UK, including Waitrose supermarket. Tutoring now for 15 years she has successfully taught 100's of people to paint and draw, including 2 radio presenters. Romilly Paradine a broadcaster who read the news at Classic FM said "I found friends and a wonderful new hobby by learning with Teresa and thoroughly recommend her". Lessons are taught in a very encouraging and friendly way.
Bring a friend! If you are attending a course at Flatford Mill at the sole occupancy price, we are offering a special rate for a friend or partner not enrolled on the course to also stay at £50 per night for dinner, bed and breakfast. Please get in touch directly to book this offer.
Flatford Mill lies at the heart of the Dedham Vale, on the banks of the River Stour near the Suffolk-Essex border. The Centre buildings, particularly the Mill and Willy Lott’s House, are instantly recognisable since they feature in many paintings by John Constable. The rich mosaic of lowland landscapes, wildlife habitats and places of historic interest are all reflected in our extensive programme of courses.
The Centre is located between Colchester and Ipswich and is about 10 miles from each, approximately 2 miles from the A12.
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What's included in the price?
The fee also includes accommodation in your own room. Please enquire about the fees for shared room occupancy as well as non-residential rates (tuition only).
Up to 9 hours of tuition a day
Tea and coffee making facilities available throughout the day
Use of resources including library, workrooms, studios and the Centre grounds.
If you would like accommodation, full board accommodation includes a cooked breakfast, picnic lunch, home made cakes and an evening meal.
Please check the course brochure on our website for more details of what you should bring.
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Course Start DatesTuesday 29th May 2018
- Disabled access
- Suitable for beginners
- Suitable for events & groups
- Teen friendly
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