All Courses

Painting Surgery Spring Term

Course dates are January 24th, February 21st, March 20th 2020

By registering  you are registering for all three sessions. These sessions are practical, to help students develop ongoing work. Nick will provide practical exercises, slide shows of artists work and one to one tutorials. There will be space to put up your work, to stand back and see where you are going with your painting. At the end of each session each student will have practical processes at their finger tips to apply to their work, and a focus to work towards for the next session.

Start Date 20-Mar-2020 9:30 am
End Date 20-Mar-2020 4:30 pm
Reference PS/2020/0320TC
Tutor Nick Bodimeade
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The Allure of Water on Paper

Date - 23 March 2020 (Monday)

Using a variation of scales including very large cartridge and watercolour paper we will be exploring the wonderful qualities of paper with both water based paint and drawing materials. This 1-day course will start with a talk on the importance of processes in modern painting and be designed to quickly explore the act of painting through some of these different techniques.

Start Date 23-Mar-2020 9:30 am
End Date 23-Mar-2020 4:30 pm
Price £90.00
Reference WOP/2020/0324SC
Tutor Julian Brown
Course Details Water on Paper 23 February 2020.pdf
90.00 £ 7
John Skinner Master Class  ( assisted by Emily Ball )

Dates: March 24th -27th 2020 (Tuesday - Friday)

Each of these Master Classes provide four days of energetic exploration into the nature of painting. John encourages and inspires artists to be courageous and confident with their work. Artists also benefit from the cooperation within a group of like-minded people - offering a diversity of approaches with no limits to the possibilities. These courses are only suitable for experienced painters who need help with ongoing work. Artists bring their own projects and themes and John helps them to develop the subject further. He provides fantastic inspiring lectures and brilliant individual tuition. You will go away from these workshops with lots of new work and a more in depth understanding of what the possibilities of paint have to offer. (Each Master Class can stand alone you do not have to book on all three).

Start Date 24-Mar-2020 9:30 am
End Date 27-Mar-2020 4:30 pm
Price £390.00
Reference JSMC/2020/2403/MC
Tutor John Skinner
390.00 £
The Painting Group  - Term 3

Course Dates March 30th & 31st, May 11th & 12th, June 8th & 9th 2020

By registering here you are booking for all the weeks in the term.

This monthly course provides help and support for experienced painters to become confident in establishing and sustaining a good regular working practise and a flow with their work. Both Emily and Julian focus on ways of inspiring a creative energy by giving talks, creating helpful exercises, giving demonstrations and one to one tutorials. Working as a group and individually each artist is helped to put more intensity and content into the work. Artists are given strategies to prevent hesitation, being stuck or bored. Artists need to bring their own subject, studies and on going work to each session. Being part of a group of like minded artists, and attending this course regularly over the year, will help each artist produce a strong and significant body of work, build confidence, independence and trust in their own creative abilities and intuition.

Start Date 30-Mar-2020 9:30 am
End Date 31-Mar-2020 4:30 pm
Price £450.00
Reference PG/2020/0330/TC
Tutor Julian Brown
450.00 £ 5
The Creative Painting Space - Term 3

Course Dates April 1st - 3rd (Wednesday - Friday) 2020

Choose which sessions in the year you would like to come. Booking ahead is essential to secure your place.

These sessions are designed for artists who need encouragement and support to become more confident and self-motivated with their painting. Artists bring their own subject and the tutor helps them to unpack, research and create their own personal practice, in order to help their work evolve and for them to see the creative possibilities more clearly. As part of the course the tutors also do talks showing the work of other artists. We explore using new materials and tools to play with to refresh and add to what you are doing. In conjunction with this we create practical, creative exercises to unpack the process of painting. Each student is given individual critiques and tuition as well as benefiting from working with a group of like minded artists. Three consecutive days gives the space and time to really see progress and to get absorbed in your work.

Start Date 01-Apr-2020 9:30 am
End Date 03-Apr-2020 4:30 pm
Price £240.00
Reference CPS/2020/0401/TC
Tutor Nick Bodimeade
240.00 £ 6
Painting Surgery Summer Term

Course dates are April 17th, May 22nd, June 19th 2020

By registering  you are registering for all three sessions. These sessions are practical, to help students develop ongoing work. Nick will provide practical exercises, slide shows of artists work and one to one tutorials. There will be space to put up your work, to stand back and see where you are going with your painting. At the end of each session each student will have practical processes at their finger tips to apply to their work, and a focus to work towards for the next session.

Start Date 17-Apr-2020 9:30 am
End Date 17-Apr-2020 4:30 pm
Price £240.00
Reference PS/2020/0417TC
Tutor Nick Bodimeade
240.00 £ 5
Floribunda - Spring

 Course dates: 21 - 24 April  2020 (Tuesday - Friday)

Spring is a magic time of year that moves all too fast as nature wakes up and blooms. Embrace the energy of spring with four days exploring ways of courageously handling luscious paint to create paintings that go beyond safe, traditional flower paintings. The subject is full of colour, texture and sculptural form......a gift for painting. The course will be packed with demonstrations, exercises and finished paintings to take away with you.

Start Date 21-Apr-2020 9:30 am
End Date 24-Apr-2020 4:30 pm
Price £400.00
Reference F/2020/0421SC
Tutor Emily Ball
Course Details floribunda spring 2020 21-24 April.pdf
400.00 £
Floribunda - Spring

 Course dates: 28 April - 1 May 2020 (Tuesday - Friday)

Spring is a magic time of year that moves all too fast as nature wakes up and blooms. Embrace the energy of spring with four days exploring ways of courageously handling luscious paint to create paintings that go beyond safe, traditional flower paintings. The subject is full of colour, texture and sculptural form......a gift for painting. The course will be packed with demonstrations, exercises and finished paintings to take away with you.

Start Date 28-Apr-2020 9:30 am
End Date 01-May-2020 4:30 pm
Price £400.00
Reference F/2020/0428SC
Tutor Emily Ball
Course Details floribunda spring 2020 28 April - 1 May.pdf
400.00 £
Colour and the mystery of light

Course dates: May 5-6, 2020 (Tuesday and Wednesday)

Colour is a deep and mysterious language and used correctly it can open your work up to a kaleidoscope of possibilities. During this course we will be looking at how we can use colour with a little bit of theory but mainly taking a hands on approach working applying colour and making our own discoveries.Over the 2 days we will be looking at ways in which colour can open up your own work with key lessons about pigment, light, pitch, under painting, layering, transparency, opacity and luminosity.

 

Start Date 05-May-2020 9:30 am
End Date 06-May-2020 4:30 pm
Price £160.00
Reference CML/2020/0505SC
Tutor Julian Brown
Course Details Mystery of Light may 2020.pdf
160.00 £ 11
The Painting Group  - Term 3

Course Dates March 30th & 31st, May 11th & 12th, June 8th & 9th 2020

By registering here you are booking for all the weeks in the term.

This monthly course provides help and support for experienced painters to become confident in establishing and sustaining a good regular working practise and a flow with their work. Both Emily and Julian focus on ways of inspiring a creative energy by giving talks, creating helpful exercises, giving demonstrations and one to one tutorials. Working as a group and individually each artist is helped to put more intensity and content into the work. Artists are given strategies to prevent hesitation, being stuck or bored. Artists need to bring their own subject, studies and on going work to each session. Being part of a group of like minded artists, and attending this course regularly over the year, will help each artist produce a strong and significant body of work, build confidence, independence and trust in their own creative abilities and intuition.

Start Date 11-May-2020 9:30 am
End Date 12-Mar-2020 4:30 pm
Reference PG/20200511/TC
Tutor Julian Brown
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