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June 2013

Wildlife & Natural History Painting using Gouache

Fri 7 Jun 2013 @ 8:00 - Sun 9 Jun 2013 @ 17:00
Dillington, Dillington House
Ilminster, Somerset TA19 9DT United Kingdom
£168

This course is set out for the learner to produce a true representation of a wildlife subject from reference provided or from your own pictures using the medium of Gouache, an opaque watercolour that is ideal and more suited for this course over watercolour.

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July 2013

Painting with Penny Wilton: Abstracts from Landscapes

Fri 19 Jul 2013 @ 9:30 - Sat 20 Jul 2013 @ 17:00
Aggie Arts St Agnes, Cornwall TR5 0RT United Kingdom
£155

This is a great course to try abstracts. Using the beautiful landscapes just on the doorstep of this lovely little village St Agnes in Cornwall, we will draw, look at patterns in the landscape, arrange a good composition, try textures and colour.

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Silk Painting with John Farmelo

Mon 29 Jul 2013 @ 9:00 - Fri 2 Aug 2013 @ 17:00
Missenden Abbey Great Missenden, Buckinghamshire HP16 0BD United Kingdom
£371

Explore the pleasures of silk painting. Learn techniques such as gutta, salt effect and wet-into-wet, or experiment with advanced techniques like ‘layered painting’, use of anti-fusing and painting on wool. Complete beginners and experienced silk painters will enjoy this opportunity to work very large and create beautiful and unique pieces.

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August 2013

Summer Flowers and Foliage in Watercolour

Sat 3 Aug 2013 @ 10:00 - Sun 4 Aug 2013 @ 16:30
Three Ways House Mickleton , Gloucestershire GL55 6SB United Kingdom
£175

Summer is a season to ignite and inspire ones creativity. Through friendly and informal tuition and suitable for all abilities, learn technique and composition, brush control skills and the value of the sketchbook.

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Dillington Summer School : Week One

Sun 4 Aug 2013 @ 8:00 - Sat 10 Aug 2013 @ 17:00
Dillington, Dillington House
Ilminster, Somerset TA19 9DT United Kingdom
£764

Out-and-about or Dillington based, create a learning holiday with a difference on one of our week long Summer Schools and learn with like-minded people whilst having fun, relaxing and rejuvenating. There are three weeks to choose from.

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Wild Plant Illustrations in the Field with Pen and Wash

Mon 5 Aug 2013 @ 8:00 - Wed 7 Aug 2013 @ 17:00
Missenden Abbey Great Missenden, Buckinghamshire HP16 0BD United Kingdom
£220

During this course you will learn the technique, then identify and sketch wild flowers to make your own records under field conditions.

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Summer Landscapes – Painting in Watercolour

Mon 5 Aug 2013 @ 8:00 - Fri 9 Aug 2013 @ 17:00
The Millstream Hotel, Bosham
Chichester, PO18 8HL
£598

An opportunity to paint in this beautiful location and with an award winning restaurant. Arriving the afternoon of the 5th and departing the afternoon of the 9th, Jeremy, international artist, will demonstrate a wide range of painting techniques and provide tuition in this inspiring location.

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Harvest Festival in Coloured Pencil, Graphite or Watercolour

Wed 14 Aug 2013 @ 8:00 - Fri 16 Aug 2013 @ 17:00
The Nightingale Centre Great Hucklow, Derbyshire SK17 8RH United Kingdom
£199

Blackberries, apples, plums, wheat, barley, crab apples, runner beans etc., so many subjects, so little time! Learn the techniques to create your own harvest festival composition. Demonstrations by Sue during the workshop along with individual attention. Suitable for all abilities.

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2 day painting workshops – Acrylics or Watercolour

Thu 15 Aug 2013 @ 10:00 - Fri 16 Aug 2013 @ 16:00
Holt Village Hall, Brackendale Ct, Three Legged Cross,
Wimborne, Dorset BH21 6SG United Kingdom
£25

A full day of painting with lots of tuition and demonstrations from Penny Wilton from 10am – 4pm for just £25 per person, bring own materials and a packed lunch or go to the pub. Any subject, realistic or abstract, Penny will help with any medium.

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Painting Studio Weekend

Fri 16 Aug 2013 @ 18:00 - Sun 18 Aug 2013 @ 14:00
Farncombe Estate Broadway, Worcestershire WR12 7LJ United Kingdom
£191

This is an opportunity for painters of all abilities to be guided through their own project by a highly experienced artist and tutor. The weekend offers a supportive and stimulating environment where you can learn new techniques, experiment with style and share ideas.

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Wildlife painting using Gouache (opaque watercolour)

Fri 30 Aug 2013 @ 8:00 - Sat 31 Aug 2013 @ 17:00
Three Ways House, Chapel Lane Mickleton,
Chipping Campden,, Gloucestershire GL55 6SB United Kingdom
£175

Specifically about learning gouache techniques so no special drawing/painting skills required and using subjects provided or from your own photos of your chosen subject or pet. Individual tuition to help you achieve a precise painting. A fun and informative workshop with individual tuition and demonstrations by the tutor.

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September 2013

Botanical Illustration in Watercolour

Mon 2 Sep 2013 @ 10:00 - Thu 5 Sep 2013 @ 17:00
Bodrugan Barton Mevagissey , Cornwall PL26 6PT United Kingdom
£265

This three and a half day workshop will appeal to all those who love plants and wish to paint them in detail. Individual tuition in an informative and friendly style and suitable for all levels of ability.

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Painting & Sketching on Brownsea Island

Fri 6 Sep 2013 - Mon 9 Sep 2013
South Shore Lodge, Brownsea Island
Poole, Dorset BH13 7EE United Kingdom
£165

Three nights at South Shore Lodge, sea views, enjoy painting and sketching among the wildlife, deer only 3 feet away from me last year when I was painting. £165 per person. Tuition if required £5 per hour.

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Fantastical painting – creating imagined worlds

Fri 6 Sep 2013 @ 18:00 - Sun 8 Sep 2013 @ 14:00
West Dean Estate Chichester, West Sussex PO18 0QZ United Kingdom
£196

Explore your imagined worlds, create painted realities, and work with themes dealing with fantastical narratives, surrealist dreams and the dynamics of the imagination in a playful and practical manner.

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Towards abstraction – painting still-lifes

Sun 15 Sep 2013 @ 8:00 - Thu 19 Sep 2013 @ 17:00
West Dean Estate Chichester, West Sussex PO18 0QZ United Kingdom
£376

Many artists reach a stage in their development when mere representation is not sufficient for personal expression. Learn to respond directly to the subject of still-life using mixed media to explore line, form, colour and texture.

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October 2013

The Wow Factor! – Composition and Colour in Autumn in Watercolour/Coloured Pencil

Mon 7 Oct 2013 @ 8:00 - Wed 9 Oct 2013 @ 17:00
Barnsdale Lodge Hotel, The Avenue Exton,
Oakham, , Leicestershire LE15 8AH United Kingdom
£239

Using colour technique and looking at texture we will examine how to work paper to create lively and accurate paintings, looking at the different pigments that can be used together to create the jewel colours that can be found in autumn and considering both palette mixing as well as laying down washes. With individual tuition, group discussion and demonstration and with examples of work and plant material supplied you can work in watercolour or colour pencil.

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Painting Features in the Landscape

Fri 11 Oct 2013 @ 18:00 - Sun 13 Oct 2013 @ 14:00
Dillington, Dillington House
Ilminster, Somerset TA19 9DT United Kingdom
£188

Beginners and improvers are welcome on this varied weekend, when we shall take a fresh look at the familiar features in the landscape. Most aspiring artists attempt the painting and drawing of skies, hills, trees and water, so with closer study and a little help, you will gain confidence. There will be demonstrations and useful tips on colour mixes and drawing techniques throughout the weekend.

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Painting Holiday at Hope Cove

Fri 18 Oct 2013 @ 8:00 - Tue 22 Oct 2013 @ 17:00
The Cottage Hotel, Hope Cove
Kingsbridge, South Devon TQ7 3HJ United Kingdom
£30

Staying at The Cottage Hotel, painting tuition £30 per day. Come for a day or the whole course. You can bring your own materials or they can be supplied. You can also have a go at mosaics with another tutor who is joining me teaching for this course.

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Mixed Media Weekend for Beginners and Improvers

Fri 18 Oct 2013 @ 8:00 - Sun 20 Oct 2013 @ 17:00
Plas Tan y Bwlch, Snowdonia National Park
Maentwrog, Blaenau Ffestiniog, Gwynedd LL41 3YU United Kingdom
£161.50

For those who want to explore, develop and express ideas through picture making, and who wish to produce artwork for exhibiting, selling gifts and making reproductions for greeting cards. You will have the opportunity to focus on personal choices of subjects and materials.

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Northern College Study Breaks: Pastel Techiques

Fri 25 Oct 2013 @ 18:00 - Sun 27 Oct 2013 @ 10:00
Northern College, Wentworth Castle, Lowe Lane Stainborough
Barnsley , South Yorkshire S75 3ET United Kingdom
£140

An opportunity to learn and practice how to paint a landscape using the versatile medium of pastel . We will be looking at a range of techniques and applying them to enhance picture development. Will appeal to all levels of expertise.

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Botanical Illustration

Sun 27 Oct 2013 @ 16:00 - Thu 31 Oct 2013 @ 14:00
Dillington, Dillington House
Ilminster, Somerset TA19 9DT United Kingdom
£372

Botanical Illustration is precise detailed work, a combination of art and science. This studio based watercolour course is for all ability levels; no experience of art or botany is required, just commitment. You will work at your own pace on the subject of your choice.

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November 2013

Creative Retreat

Sat 2 Nov 2013 @ 12:00 - Sat 16 Nov 2013 @ 12:00
Chateau Ventenac Ventenac-en-Minervois, Languedoc-Roussillon 11120 France

Design your own creative escape and stay anything from 3 days to 2 weeks.

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Pine Cones, Holly, Ivy and Winter Berries in Coloured Pencil, Graphite or Watercolour

Mon 11 Nov 2013 @ 10:00 - Wed 13 Nov 2013 @ 17:00
Losehill House Hotel, Lose Hill Lane, Edale Road
Hope, Derbyshire S33 6AF United Kingdom
£239

Choose from an amazing selection of pine cones and learn how to portray their interesting structures or enjoy illustrating winter berries, holly and ivy with a view to a Christmas card design. An enjoyable workshop with informative tuition and demonstrations along with handouts provided by experienced tutor and artist, Sue Vize. Suitable for all abilities.

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Drawing for the Terrified

Mon 25 Nov 2013 @ 12:30 - Wed 27 Nov 2013 @ 14:00
Knuston Hall, Knuston Hall
Irchester, Wellingborough , Northamptonshire NN29 7EU United Kingdom
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£185

Are you terrified of drawing but have a secret longing to learn how to do it? Then enrol on this course where Richard will guide you through certain processes slowly, gently and step by step.

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Painting for the Petrified

Wed 27 Nov 2013 @ 12:30 - Fri 29 Nov 2013 @ 14:00
Knuston Hall, Knuston Hall
Irchester, Wellingborough , Northamptonshire NN29 7EU United Kingdom
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£185

Are you petrified of painting but long to try watercolours but have been deterred by the erroneous myth that they are supposed to be ' difficult '? On this course at Knuston Hall, Richard Box will dispel that myth.

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February 2014

Pastels and charcoal for absolute beginners

Fri 28 Feb 2014 @ 18:00 - Sun 2 Mar 2014 @ 17:00
Belstead Brook Hotel, Belstead Road
Ipswich, Suffolk IP2 9HB United Kingdom
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£299

If you have always wanted to draw and paint, but are not sure where to begin, this is the course for you.
Discover the charm and freshness of pastels, their purity of colour and their immediate response when applied to
paper.

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Chinese Painting for Beginners

Fri 28 Feb 2014 @ 20:15 - Sun 2 Mar 2014 @ 12:45
Missenden Abbey Great Missenden, Buckinghamshire HP16 0BD United Kingdom + Google Map
£149

Demonstrations and individual guidance on how to use the materials and achieve the strokes and methods characteristic of Chinese painting.

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March 2014

Street Café in Watercolour

Tue 18 Mar 2014 @ 9:15 - 16:45
Knuston Hall, Knuston Hall
Irchester, Wellingborough , Northamptonshire NN29 7EU United Kingdom
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£58

Do you feel envious as you dash past people relaxing and having a snack under the shade of a café umbrella?  Well why not paint the scene, hang it on your wall and then you can imagine yourself there too.

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Coastal View in Watercolour

Wed 19 Mar 2014 @ 9:15 - 16:45
Knuston Hall, Knuston Hall
Irchester, Wellingborough , Northamptonshire NN29 7EU United Kingdom
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£58

Come along to this day course where you will complete a watercolour of a coastal view that incorporates a boat and shoreline.

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Summer House in Watercolour

Thu 20 Mar 2014 @ 9:15 - 16:45
Knuston Hall, Knuston Hall
Irchester, Wellingborough , Northamptonshire NN29 7EU United Kingdom
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£58

The combination of garden landscape and a simple structure like a summer house can be the basis for an excellent painting.

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Calligraphy with Gaynor Goffe

Fri 28 Mar 2014 @ 18:00 - Sun 30 Mar 2014 @ 15:00
Hillscourt Conference Centre, Rose Hill Rednal
Birmingham, B45 8RS United Kingdom
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£299

A weekend residential course on calligraphy in the heart of the Midlands at Hillscourt Conference Centre, Birmingham tutored by Gaynor Goffe. For more details contact Anglia Leisure Learning 020 7834 1066

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April 2014

Calligraphy: Italics with a Flourish

Fri 25 Apr 2014 @ 8:15 - Sun 27 Apr 2014 @ 12:45
Missenden Abbey Great Missenden, Buckinghamshire HP16 0BD United Kingdom + Google Map
£149

Discover the possibilities of this 16th Century hand, which was taught to Queen Elizabeth 1. It can become decorative and expressive through the use of flourishing strokes, satisfying and relaxing to develop. Left handers are very welcome!

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May 2014

Painting – the natural world that inspired William Morris

Fri 9 May 2014 @ 17:00 - Mon 12 May 2014 @ 17:00
The Grange, Grange Road
Ellesmere, Shropshire SY12 9DE United Kingdom
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£300

Tuition will cover colour mixing, washes, brushstrokes, tone, highlighting, techniques for effecting light and shade and texture, and composition. Teaching will be a mix of whole-group and individually-focused to enable those of different abilities to move at their own pace.

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Painting Buildings in Pen & Wash

Wed 14 May 2014 @ 9:45 - 16:00
Dillington, Dillington House
Ilminster, Somerset TA19 9DT United Kingdom
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£48

This day course will inspire you to draw and paint buildings in a quick and easy way, which will give you endless pleasure in the future. All-comers welcome.

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July 2014

Creative Arts Summer School

Sat 19 Jul 2014 - Sun 27 Jul 2014
Hawkwood College, Painswick Old Road
Stroud , Gloucestershire GL6 7QW United Kingdom
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Come to Hawkwood in high summer and try your hand at a range of creative crafts, writing and music within the beautiful surroundings of Hawkwood. Create your own schedule and mix and match the courses to suit your needs.

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August 2014

Drawing for the Terrified

Fri 1 Aug 2014 @ 17:00 - Sun 3 Aug 2014 @ 14:00
Alston Hall, Alston Hall, Alston Lane, Longridge
Preston, Lancashire PR3 3BP United Kingdom
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£235

We will start by discovering new ways of observing and then recording our observations using lines and tone. A simple still life group will be used for the duration of the course.

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Chinese Brush Painting

Fri 1 Aug 2014 @ 17:00 - Sun 3 Aug 2014 @ 17:00
Knuston Hall, Knuston Hall
Irchester, Wellingborough , Northamptonshire NN29 7EU United Kingdom
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This weekend course will study subjects such as flower, bird, fruit, animal, fish or landscape, all taught in the traditional method of demonstration and practice.

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Drawing from the Figure

Fri 1 Aug 2014 @ 18:00 - Sun 3 Aug 2014 @ 14:00
Alston Hall, Alston Hall, Alston Lane, Longridge
Preston, Lancashire PR3 3BP United Kingdom
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£260

Drawing from 'Life Models' is a highly respected academic discipline regarded as fundamental to all Figurative Fine Art. This is an excellent opportunity for beginners and experienced artists.

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The Dillington Summer School

Sun 10 Aug 2014 - Sat 30 Aug 2014
Dillington, Dillington House
Ilminster, Somerset TA19 9DT United Kingdom
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Out-and-about or Dillington based, create a learning holiday with a difference.

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September 2014

Autumnal Landscapes using Acrylic – Painting Course with Colin Steed

Thu 11 Sep 2014 @ 17:00 - Sun 14 Sep 2014 @ 15:00
Shorland Old Farm, Barton Lane
Challacombe, Devon EX31 4UB United Kingdom
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£305

This three day course is for anyone who has painted with acrylic before and would like to improve their technique when painting autumn landscapes.

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Atmospheric Landscapes in Watercolour

Thu 25 Sep 2014 @ 17:00 - Sun 28 Sep 2014 @ 17:00
Shorland Old Farm, Barton Lane
Challacombe, Devon EX31 4UB United Kingdom
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£320

This three day course in painting atmospheric landscapes in watercolour will include demonstrations from Bill Lupton and plenty of individual tuition time.

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October 2014

Pencil Art

Fri 17 Oct 2014 @ 17:00 - Sun 19 Oct 2014 @ 17:00
Belstead Brook Hotel, Belstead Road
Ipswich, Suffolk IP2 9HB United Kingdom
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£299

Pencils are probably the most common implements used for making marks on paper, and one with which we come to grips before we have learned to write intelligibly.

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Mixed Media Workshop with Anthony Barrow

Mon 27 Oct 2014 @ 17:00 - Sat 1 Nov 2014 @ 17:00
Shorland Old Farm, Barton Lane
Challacombe, Devon EX31 4UB United Kingdom
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£440

This five day mixed media painting course will consist of painting the landscape in acrylics, how to paint a portrait in acrylics and charcoal, painting the urban and some experimental work using collage and painting flowers.

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November 2014

A Passion for Pastel – a course with Murray Ince

Sat 22 Nov 2014 @ 8:00 - Fri 28 Nov 2014 @ 17:00
Shorland Old Farm, Barton Lane
Challacombe, Devon EX31 4UB United Kingdom
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£615

This six day holiday, focusing on painting with pastels, is suitable for the complete beginner.

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February 2015

Exciting Techniques in Gouache with Barry Herniman

Fri 27 Feb 2015 @ 0:00 - Sun 1 Mar 2015 @ 3:36

45

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Acrylics – Techniques for all Levels with Kate Percival

Sat 28 Feb 2015 @ 0:00 - Sun 1 Mar 2015 @ 0:00

15

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March 2015

Chinese Brush Painting for Beginners with William Cai

Sat 7 Mar 2015 @ 0:00
Missenden Abbey Great Missenden, Buckinghamshire HP16 0BD United Kingdom
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Tonal Portraits with Varvara Neiman

Sat 7 Mar 2015 @ 0:00
Missenden Abbey Great Missenden, Buckinghamshire HP16 0BD United Kingdom
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Learn to Abstract Anything with Varvara Neiman

Sat 14 Mar 2015 @ 0:00 - Sun 15 Mar 2015 @ 0:00

15

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Learn Landscape from the Master Painter Shen Zhou (Ming Dynasty1368-1644) with Kaili Fu

Sat 14 Mar 2015 @ 0:00 - Sun 15 Mar 2015 @ 0:00

15

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Springtime in Watercolour with Jonathan Newey

Sat 14 Mar 2015 @ 0:00 - Sun 15 Mar 2015 @ 0:00

15

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Unlocking the Mysteries of Seascapes with Roy Lang

Fri 20 Mar 2015 @ 0:00 - Sun 22 Mar 2015 @ 3:36

45

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Watercolour Painting with Jacqueline Devereux

Fri 20 Mar 2015 @ 0:00 - Sun 22 Mar 2015 @ 3:36

45

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April 2015

Painted Furniture Workshop: Annie Sloan™ Decorative Paint Techniques

Fri 17 Apr 2015 @ 14:00 - Sun 19 Apr 2015 @ 16:00
Farncombe Estate Broadway, Worcestershire WR12 7LJ United Kingdom + Google Map

This furniture painting workshop with Kate Gerrish & Bliss Interiors is a fantastic opportunity to learn a wide variety of decorative paint finishes including distressing, use of two colours, ageing, smooth modern or more rustic looks. All Chalk Paint® and materials provided.

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Mindful Drawing

Fri 24 Apr 2015 @ 16:00 - Sun 26 Apr 2015 @ 16:00
Hawkwood College, Painswick Old Road
Stroud , Gloucestershire GL6 7QW United Kingdom
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£175

Mindful Drawing is an exploration of drawing as meditation and is suitable for all levels. Inspired by the work of Frederick Franck, author of The Zen of Seeing, the emphasis is on process rather than outcome

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May 2015

Introduction to Impasto and Ala Prima with Varvara Neiman

Fri 1 May 2015 @ 0:00 - Sun 3 May 2015 @ 3:36

45

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Sketching and Keeping a Sketchbook with Jacqueline Devereux

Fri 1 May 2015 @ 0:00 - Sun 3 May 2015 @ 3:36

45

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Pastels with Kim Richardson-Meyrick

Sat 2 May 2015 @ 0:00 - Sun 3 May 2015 @ 0:00

15

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Hawkwood College Open Day 4 May 2015

Mon 4 May 2015 @ 10:00 - 17:00
Hawkwood College, Painswick Old Road
Stroud , Gloucestershire GL6 7QW United Kingdom
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An enjoyable day for the whole family! Free taster workshops * tours of the grounds * stalls by tutors, traders and partners. Delicious home-made organic food and ice cream * children’s activities * Maypole dancing and peace dancing. Free entry

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Classical Chinese Figure Painting with Jia Li

Fri 8 May 2015 @ 0:00 - Sun 10 May 2015 @ 3:36

45

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Drawing for Absolute Beginners with Varvara Neiman

Sat 9 May 2015 @ 0:00
Missenden Abbey Great Missenden, Buckinghamshire HP16 0BD United Kingdom
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Detailed Pet Portrait in Watercolour with Toulla Hadjigeorgiou

Sat 9 May 2015 @ 0:00 - Sun 10 May 2015 @ 0:00

15

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Painting Leaves in Coloured Pencils with Jill Winch

Sat 9 May 2015 @ 0:00 - Sun 10 May 2015 @ 0:00

15

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Creating a Unique Watercolour Artists Book with Jacqueline Devereux

Fri 15 May 2015 @ 0:00 - Sun 17 May 2015 @ 3:36

45

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Sketching Techniques with Watercolour Pencils with Jonathan Newey

Sat 16 May 2015 @ 0:00
Missenden Abbey Great Missenden, Buckinghamshire HP16 0BD United Kingdom
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June 2015

Silk Painting with John Farmelo

Fri 12 Jun 2015 @ 0:00 - Sun 14 Jun 2015 @ 3:36

45

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October 2015

Calligraphy Course with Peter Lloyd

Fri 9 Oct 2015 @ 17:00 - Sun 11 Oct 2015 @ 17:00
The Grange, Grange Road
Ellesmere, Shropshire SY12 9DE United Kingdom
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£260

Your opportunity to learn the art of beautiful writing in a wonderful setting! The course is taken by professional calligrapher Peter Lloyd

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May 2016

Coloured Pencils: Down on the Farm

Mon 2 May 2016 @ 12:00 - Wed 4 May 2016 @ 15:00
Knuston Hall, Knuston Hall
Irchester, Wellingborough , Northamptonshire NN29 7EU United Kingdom
£204.00

This is a course that will show you how to draw farm animals with coloured pencils. Using photographs supplied by the tutor you will be shown how to shade, select and mix colours, how to achieve textures such as fur and feathers and how to use different surfaces. By the end of the course you will have produced a drawing of a cockerel, a horse and a pig. The course is aimed at beginners and people with some experience of…

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Coloured Pencils: Rust and Rustic

Wed 4 May 2016 @ 12:00 - Fri 6 May 2016 @ 15:00
Knuston Hall, Knuston Hall
Irchester, Wellingborough , Northamptonshire NN29 7EU United Kingdom
£204.00

This is a course that will show you how to draw rusty and rustic still life and architectural features. Using photographs supplied by the tutor you will be shown how to draw old rusty metal features such as door locks, hinges and peeling paint and also how to draw parts of old wooden gates and fences. This is an opportunity to explore different colours and textures from subjects you would not normally choose. By the end of the course you…

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Pastel Pencils and Hard Pastel Basics Introduction

Sat 28 May 2016 @ 9:00 - 16:45
Knuston Hall, Knuston Hall
Irchester, Wellingborough , Northamptonshire NN29 7EU United Kingdom
£62.00

An examination of the choices available, the types of suitable paper, the brands of pencil on the market and the basic techniques.  Following a look at picture choices, we will explore ways of starting and developing a picture from a photo source, blending colours and adding detail. We will also consider ways of protecting the picture surface and methods of mounting and framing. Students should leave with a good basic knowledge of the medium’s techniques.  

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June 2016

Drawing for the Terrified

Mon 27 Jun 2016 @ 12:00 - Wed 29 Jun 2016 @ 15:00
Knuston Hall, Knuston Hall
Irchester, Wellingborough , Northamptonshire NN29 7EU United Kingdom
£204.00

Are you terrified of drawing but have a secret longing to learn how to do it? Then enrol on this course where Richard will guide you through certain processes slowly, gently and step by step. If you follow his 'recipes', you will be amazed at what you will be able to draw. Because you are 'terrified' you will stay with a simple still life for the whole course. The main focus will be upon learning how to SEE what is…

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July 2016

Creative Arts Summer School

Fri 15 Jul 2016 @ 8:00 - Sun 31 Jul 2016 @ 17:00
Hawkwood College, Painswick Old Road
Stroud , Gloucestershire GL6 7QW United Kingdom
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various

Come to Hawkwood in high summer and try your hand at a range of creative crafts,  writing, drawing, sculpture, textiles and painting within the beautiful surroundings of Hawkwood. Create your own schedule and mix and match the courses to suit your needs. Some are residential weekends, some are one-day courses. Full Courses List: Raku Pottery: 15 - 17 July Nia Dance: 22 July Woodcarving Taster Day: 22 July Summer Painting Weekend: 22 - 24 July Drawing in Charcoal and Graphite:…

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Drawing in Charcoal and Graphite

Sat 23 Jul 2016 @ 9:00 - Sun 24 Jul 2016 @ 16:00
Hawkwood College, Painswick Old Road
Stroud , Gloucestershire GL6 7QW United Kingdom
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£145

Learn how to work on a larger scale with fluid movement, using the media of charcoal and graphite.

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Zentangle

Tue 26 Jul 2016 @ 9:00 - 16:00
Hawkwood College, Painswick Old Road
Stroud , Gloucestershire GL6 7QW United Kingdom
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£75

This meditative drawing method creates abstract art by drawing and shading simple patterns in a creative, relaxing style.

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August 2016

Richard Box’s Master Class

Sun 21 Aug 2016 @ 19:00 - Fri 26 Aug 2016 @ 15:00
Knuston Hall, Knuston Hall
Irchester, Wellingborough , Northamptonshire NN29 7EU United Kingdom
£417.00

There will be various Levels  within the group.  Some who have been to Master Class for many years will continue to develop their skills within their chosen discipline. They will have frequent but short individual tutorials once or twice a day.  Others, who are still “terrified” or “petrified” will be given more time and instruction.NB: You will notice that the qualifications for attending this course is not how proficient you are, rather how dedicated you are. There will also be…

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September 2016

Coloured Pencils Basic Techniques

Fri 2 Sep 2016 @ 9:00 - 16:45
Knuston Hall, Knuston Hall
Irchester, Wellingborough , Northamptonshire NN29 7EU United Kingdom
£62.00

The day will go through the advantages and possible problems of the media, the choices of pencil brands (with an opportunity to try a selection), a look at the different papers that can be used, and the basic techniques for producing a picture. There is plenty of opportunity for questions and answers, and a selection of step by step exercises is available for students to purchase at modest cost to take home and try later. Students who have artist quality…

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Coloured Pencils Landscapes

Fri 2 Sep 2016 @ 19:00 - Sun 4 Sep 2016 @ 15:30
Knuston Hall, Knuston Hall
Irchester, Wellingborough , Northamptonshire NN29 7EU United Kingdom
£193.00

Whilst we look at development of a landscape picture chosen for the weekend by the Tutor, other subjects are available and will be supported.  We progress through the stages of a picture with demonstrations and individual advice where required.  The programme for the weekend is tailored to the needs of the students attending and the course has a flexible structure.  All abilities are welcomed, but some prior knowledge of coloured pencil techniques is assumed

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Watercolour Painting in France

Mon 5 Sep 2016 @ 9:30 - Fri 9 Sep 2016 @ 16:30
Maison Quarante, Grand Rue
Quarante, 34310 France
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€790

Learn how to paint with watercolours in a relaxed and friendly environment with sensitive tuition from English artist Nicola Blakemore.

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Watercolour painting holidays in the Limousin, SW France

Sun 25 Sep 2016 @ 18:00 - Sat 1 Oct 2016 @ 12:00
De Tout Coeur Limousin, Soumeix
Royere de Vassiviere, Limousin 23460 France
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£650

We are very pleased to announce 2 NEW watercolour painting holiday courses with artist Nicola Blakemore this September and October at De Tout Coeur Limousin. Learn the Magic of Painting with Watercolours on this holiday for people at all levels. about Nicola: 'her teaching approach and philosophy really come through—she invites students to put aside any “limiting belief” that has previously “inhibited them from enjoying a fun, enlightening, soothing, and expressive creative pursuit.” In other words, Nicola wants her students…

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October 2016

Watercolour painting holidays in the Limousin, SW France

Sun 2 Oct 2016 @ 18:00 - Sat 8 Oct 2016 @ 12:00
De Tout Coeur Limousin, Soumeix
Royere de Vassiviere, Limousin 23460 France
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£650

We are very pleased to announce 2 NEW watercolour painting holiday courses with artist Nicola Blakemore this September and October at De Tout Coeur Limousin. Learn the Magic of Painting with Watercolours on this holiday for people at all levels. about Nicola: 'her teaching approach and philosophy really come through—she invites students to put aside any “limiting belief” that has previously “inhibited them from enjoying a fun, enlightening, soothing, and expressive creative pursuit.” In other words, Nicola wants her students…

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Mindful Drawing

Fri 14 Oct 2016 @ 16:00 - Sun 16 Oct 2016 @ 16:00
Hawkwood College, Painswick Old Road
Stroud , Gloucestershire GL6 7QW United Kingdom
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£180

An exploration of drawing as meditation that is suitable for all levels. Observe the beauty of everyday life and capture its essence.

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Chinese Brush Painting

Wed 19 Oct 2016 @ 19:00 - Fri 21 Oct 2016 @ 12:00
Knuston Hall, Knuston Hall
Irchester, Wellingborough , Northamptonshire NN29 7EU United Kingdom
£204.00

Chinese Brush Painting

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November 2016

Bobbin Lace

Fri 4 Nov 2016 @ 9:00 - Sun 6 Nov 2016 @ 15:30
Knuston Hall, Knuston Hall
Irchester, Wellingborough , Northamptonshire NN29 7EU United Kingdom
£198.00

Bobbin Lace

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Pastel Pencils Introduction

Sat 5 Nov 2016 @ 12:00 - 16:00
Knuston Hall, Knuston Hall
Irchester, Wellingborough , Northamptonshire NN29 7EU United Kingdom
£62.00

Pastel Pencils Introduction

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Coloured Pencils: Pet Portraits

Fri 25 Nov 2016 @ 19:00
Knuston Hall, Knuston Hall
Irchester, Wellingborough , Northamptonshire NN29 7EU United Kingdom
£62.00

Coloured Pencils: Pet Portraits

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Coloured Pencils: Animal Portraits

Fri 25 Nov 2016 @ 19:00 - Sun 27 Nov 2016 @ 15:30
Knuston Hall, Knuston Hall
Irchester, Wellingborough , Northamptonshire NN29 7EU United Kingdom
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Jonathan Newey

Coloured Pencils: Animal Portraits

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March 2017

Dovecots in Watercolour

Tue 7 Mar 2017 @ 9:00 - 16:00
Knuston Hall, Knuston Hall
Irchester, Wellingborough , Northamptonshire NN29 7EU United Kingdom
£62

Dovecots in Watercolour

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Pen and Watercolour Wash Texture

Wed 8 Mar 2017 @ 9:00 - 16:00
Knuston Hall, Knuston Hall
Irchester, Wellingborough , Northamptonshire NN29 7EU United Kingdom
£198

Pen and Watercolour Wash Texture

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Norfolk View in Watercolour

Thu 9 Mar 2017 @ 12:00 - 16:00
Knuston Hall, Knuston Hall
Irchester, Wellingborough , Northamptonshire NN29 7EU United Kingdom
£62

Norfolk View in Watercolour

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Coloured Pencils

Fri 10 Mar 2017 @ 19:00
Knuston Hall, Knuston Hall
Irchester, Wellingborough , Northamptonshire NN29 7EU United Kingdom
£62

Coloured Pencils

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Coloured Pencils

Fri 10 Mar 2017 @ 19:00 - Sun 12 Mar 2017 @ 15:30
Knuston Hall, Knuston Hall
Irchester, Wellingborough , Northamptonshire NN29 7EU United Kingdom
£198

Coloured Pencils

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Chinese Brush Painting

Wed 15 Mar 2017 @ 19:00 - Fri 17 Mar 2017 @ 12:00
Knuston Hall, Knuston Hall
Irchester, Wellingborough , Northamptonshire NN29 7EU United Kingdom
£204

Chinese Brush Painting

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