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Field Studies Council, Slapton Ley Field Centre and Nettlecombe Court

Telephone: 01548 580466

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Website: www.field-studies-council.org/

Address:
Slapton Ley Field Centre
Sands Road
Slapton
Kingsbridge
Devon
TQ7 2QP

Field Studies Council, Slapton Ley Field Centre and Nettlecombe Court

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Field Studies Council, Slapton Ley Field Centre and Nettlecombe Court's Courses

£520
Devon - Next course on 29th July 2018
Introductory course to botanical illustration based at Slapton Ley Field Centre, run by the Field Studies Council. This 5 day residential art course offers you the opportunity to try out some of the many techniques which are used in this fascinating and absorbing artform. The study of plants can be both therapeutic and relaxing as it can be challenging. Its skill base is many and varied, ranging from observational drawing practices, colour mixing using a...
£485
Devon - Next course on 30th July 2018
Enjoy an exciting 4 day art break combining painting and mixed media techniques at Slapton Ley Field Centre. Enjoy adding excitement and vitality to your paintings with the endless possibilities of Mixed Media. This course shows how to express your creative voice in new & authentic ways. Find out the importance of texture, collage & colour & how to successfully apply them. Paint in the beautiful area of South Devon for inspiration. Learning ways to...
£445
Devon - Next course on 30th July 2018
Residential watercolour course, run by the Field Studies Council. This course is ideal for those who wish to loosen up their watercolour or use watercolour in a more expressive way using this beautiful translucent medium en plein air, in and around Slapton Ley. There will be plenty of demonstrations, and one to one guidance, whilst we explore using resists, lift off and wet on wet and play with other intriguing methods. We will spend time...
£390
Devon - Next course on 23rd July 2018
Close-up photography reveals a whole new world. It is exciting and possible with any digital camera. This course will not only enable you to understand the basics, but show how to get extreme close-ups just millimetres across. We will look at the lighting of small objects and how to achieve maximum focus. Most will be done in workshops within and around the Centre using simple material to practice on. All equipment can be supplied and...
£390
Devon - Next course on 20th July 2018
Join us for a 3 day residential photography course at Slapton Ley Field Centre. Learn how to organise and process your digital nature photographs. This course will take full advantage of the spectacular natural landscape and the flora and fauna it supports. It is primarily designed for the beginner in DSLR photography and will cover all the key elements of the digital camera both in theory and in practice. Julian Cremona was Head of Centre...
£390
Devon - Next course on 20th July 2018
This popular 3 day watercolour course is for anyone who has attended a beginners course, or painted with watercolours before, and wants new inspiration to make more progress. There will be plenty of demonstrations to show you how the unique and illusive properties of watercolour can be achieved by freshening up your techniques. You can expect to go away with lots of new ideas on how to apply watercolour simply and effectively. Professional watercolour artists...
£445
Devon - Next course on 30th July 2018
From its invention, photography has been used to make visible events and objects that are usually invisible to the human eye, either those that are too slow or too fast to perceive, or subjects that appear differently in ultraviolet or infrared light. This unique workshop will examine various techniques for visualising the invisible world: UV reflected and fluorescence photography can reveal hidden patterns in flowers which only insect eyes can see, IR photography can be...
£270
Devon - Next course on 10th August 2018
Two day art break in the stunning coastal scenery of Devon. Based at Slapton Ley Field Centre. We will visit various sites to sketch in the medium of your choice (demos where appropriate) and aim to record the atmosphere, mood and landscape features that are important to us. We will return to the indoor classroom and experiment with different ways of using this information, simplifying it so that we may create acrylic paintings with an...
£500
Somerset - Next course on 20th August 2018
Treat yourself to a four day art holiday at beautiful Nettlecombe Court, run by the Field Studies Council. The course aims to use the media of watercolour to express the many aspects of the Somerset landscape. This includes visits to Exmoor, The Quantocks and the Somerset coast. Watercolour can be used to catch fleeting moments of the weather, atmosphere and skyscape, and then applied to a finished painting back in the studio. This was the...
£390
Devon - Next course on 27th July 2018
Three day art residential course in the beautiful area of the Slapton Ley Field Centre. This outside-based course provides artists working in any chosen media with the opportunity of working within Slapton Ley National Nature Reserve, Slapton village and various coastal locations. The aim is to build up confidence in various skills, through both direct observation and studio based workshops whilst receiving a balance of theoretical and practical advice. Daily demonstrations will include drawing, mark...
£475
Devon - Next course on 22nd July 2018
5 day art group holiday at Slapton Ley Field Centre This programme is for anyone who would like to join an informal group of enthusiastic, likeminded outdoor painters who are comfortable working without the need of a tutor. Each day the group will be taken out together by mini bus to a different location where participants will be free to spend their time working however they wish using their own preferred medium. There is a...
£485
Devon - Next course on 23rd July 2018
A delightful art holiday at Slapton Ley Field Centre, run by the Field Studies Council. This course is aimed at both beginners and more experienced painters. Subjects will be suggested both in the studio and, weather permitting, on location with tuition provided through a mixture of demonstrations and exercises according to your needs. Topics covered include: materials, planning, composition, masking and washes.This course is aimed at both beginners and more experienced painters who feel in...