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Our Painting & Drawing Courses
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November

Oils Made Easy – Light and Shade
Friday 3rd November 2017
9.45am - 4.30pm
Tutor: Lin Kerr

£80
Using a constructed box and lighting, in which to place the still-life, we’ll create strong shadows and reflections. You will have a choice of painting something like a pottery vase or a glass bottle/vase. The container may hold a simple plant/greenery/flower or be set up with pebbles or feathers.
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Illustrating Children's Picture Books with Korky Paul
Wednesday 8th November 2017 to
Friday 10th November 2017
9.45am - 4.30pm
Tutor: Korky Paul

£240
Korky Paul is an international multi-million selling children’s book illustrator. On this course he will teach you how to design and illustrate a children’s picture book and prepare a presentation package to show prospective publishers (something he does all the time!). The course will be a mixture of an editorial-style meeting and practical work in the class, combined with lots of ‘homework’.
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Chinese Brush Painting – Winter Landscapes
Wednesday 8th November 2017 to
Thursday 9th November 2017
9.45am - 4.30pm
Tutor: Maggie Cross

£160
Create a typical Chinese winter landscape using freestyle techniques and learn about the rituals and symbolism that surround this ancient and fascinating art. Traditional Chinese landscape painting consists of drawing the various elements with a brush before adding colour. Students will paint using traditional Chinese painting materials and techniques.
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Mixed-Media Sketchbooks – Building a Rich Resource
Friday 10th November 2017
9.45am - 4.30pm
Tutor: Amanda Hislop

£80
An experimental sketchbook can be a springboard for future creativity or simply enjoyed in its own right as a journal of observations and techniques. On this course we will create rich and expressive sketchbook pages by generating ideas using mixed media. We will explore the creative potential of line, colour and texture while experimenting with mark-making, layering and collage. These ideas can then be extended by simplifying, abstracting and fragmenting images.
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Glass in Pastel - Still Life
Wednesday 15th November 2017
9.45am - 4.30pm
Tutor: Clive Eastland

£80
With the wonderful medium of pastel, we will experiment with the rich colours and cover techniques required to give opaque pastel the look of glass
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