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Kate West

Contact Name: Kate West

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Embsay with Eastby Village Hall
Main Street
Embsay, Skipton
North Yorkshire
BD23 6RE

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Kate West's Courses

Create beautiful animal portraits in workshops on the edge of the Yorkshire Dales
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Create beautiful animal portraits in workshops on the edge of the Yorkshire Dales
North Yorkshire - Next course on 4th October 2019
£40
Portrait Workshops run every 1st Friday of the month from 12.30-3.30pm at Embsay Village Hall. Subjects vary each month depending on the medium (pencil/graphite; pastel; watercolour) with each subject being chosen to develop or build on drawing skills such as seeing/creating tone and texture or laying down base coat and layering in pastel or working wet-in-wet or detailed styles for watercolour. Workshops are limited to a maximum of 6 artists of all abilities to ensure there is plenty of time for personal attention yet still creating a relaxed and friendly...
Create stunning art using pastels, find out how and what works for you with Kate West
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Create stunning art using pastels, find out how and what works for you with Kate West
North Yorkshire - Next course on 15th November 2019
£40
Pastels create soft fur, velvety noses and expressive eyes in realistic or more vibrant, semi-figurative styles. Landscapes and flowers come to life. These workshops are small groups of up to 6. ​ In this 3 hour workshop you will: – experiment with different papers and pastels to find out which ones work for you – learn how to use the many different tools available to pastel artists – develop the skills of blocking in, layering and applying the fine details​ ... and also have a lot of fun in the...
Discover the vibrancy & versatility of watercolours in a half-day workshop in Skipton
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Discover the vibrancy & versatility of watercolours in a half-day workshop in Skipton
North Yorkshire - Next course on 4th October 2019
£45
Discover how to mix watercolours without the stress and disappointment of muddiness! It really is easy once you know a few little details such as it's mixing transparent and opaque colours that cause this. These workshops are small groups of up to 6. Find out: - how to tell whether a colour is transparent or opaque - a few of the different ways of working with this wonderful medium, such as glazing and wet-on-wet - a little colour theory i.e. primary, secondary and tertiary colours and how to mix them,...
Learn how to see through an artist’s eye and draw more confidently - Skipton
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Learn how to see through an artist’s eye and draw more confidently - Skipton
North Yorkshire - Next course on 18th October 2019
£40
We can all draw with a little know how and practice. Did you know that our 'left brain' often gets in the way of our 'right brain' - the creative side of the brain? Find out how it tricks us and some strategies to fool it. For instance, when was the last time you truly looked at something? If you have never taken the time to look and really observe a tree, a flower or animal then how can you can expect to draw it? Kate will show you just...
Open art sessions in Skipton for all abilities, your art your way guided by Kate
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Open art sessions in Skipton for all abilities, your art your way guided by Kate
North Yorkshire - Next course on 25th September 2019
£11
Open Art Sessions... are open to all abilities and all mediums (with the exception of oils) and run each week except over Christmas/New Year and 2 weeks in the summer. Please see our website for the full schedule of dates. All artists work on what they find inspiring with guidance given by Kate. Places are limited to 8 maximum to ensure the group remains small enough to be friendly and ensure everyone has plenty of support. Experimentation is encouraged for the brave but not required! Most artists will begin to...