A definite chance to get dirty with plenty of practical work. You will be introduced to papers and various techniques of coloured soft pastels. Using brushes, rags and rubbers to develop overlays and textures. Understand how the choice and use of colour could enhance mood and vibrancy. Suitabl ... more
Discover the elegant marks made by drawing with a stick dipped in watercolour, and exploit their contrast with more conventional brush washes. This workshop encourages flexibility about definitions of drawing and painting, and easier movement between the two. Suitable for all levels, including ... more
Henri Matisse called black 'the colour of light and not darkness.' Test this idea out for yourself, experimenting with unconventional uses of black in summer landscape painting, and the enlivening presence of black as a bass note in your colour work. Suitable for all levels. All materials incl ... more
The floral profusion of Waterperry's summer borders invites energetic and gloriously coloured responses. Learn how to organise the rioting abundance, corralling colours and shapes into richly textured watercolours. Similar to July 4th workshop, but with different flowers and techniques. Suitab ... more
Students can experiment with coloured pastels and papers to discover overlays and surfaces, using complementary and heightened hues, hopefully using the gardens to inspire fresh and dramatic results. This course is suitable for the experienced or novice in handling soft pastels.