I'm teaching a lot of art courses this year at Artison, near Masham in North Yorkshire.
Here are a few of the ones coming up in the next couple of months. For more go to Artison - CLICK HERE
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Watercolour Landscapes (4 x 2.5 hour evening sessions) Dates: 19, 26 March, 16, 23 April 6:30 pm to 9:00 pm
Whether you are new to using watercolours or you have been using them for ages, this 4 week course will inspire you to use different effects and techniques and experiment with painting landscapes in the medium of watercolour. Over the 4 week course, you will study different approaches to painting, and the course includes a 'homework' project. There will be plenty of one-to-one support available.
House Portraiture in Watercolour Friday, 17th April 2015, 10:00 am to 4:00 pm
Create a unique portrait of your home or the home of a friend or family member. You will develop your drawing skills by an understanding of the proportions of your house. You will be guided through the process, beginning with an accurate source drawing and progressing to a line and wash final piece.
Using Gouache Railway Poster Style Friday, 24th April 2015, 10:00 am to 4:00 pm The railway poster designers of the inter-war years evolved a highly stylized approach to representational painting. This exciting course shows how to create similar results through vibrant colour, strong composition and tonal reduction using gouache.
Learn about opaque watercolour - the tradition medium for poster design. Use gouache to produce flat and textured effects . Understand tonal reduction . Use poster design structures to compose a painting.