Mar
16
to Mar 23

Dedham Hall Painting Portraits in Oil (one week course)

Painting Oils – Working in the studio from Portrait, the Figure and Still Life. Roger will show you how to work from tonal planes of the face and human form, seeing shapes as shapes rather than just documenting features. By this method you will be able to get a likeness quickly, directly and with a painterly effect. Most sessions will have two models

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Watershed Studios Painting Water and Reflections in Oil
Apr
13
to Apr 14

Watershed Studios Painting Water and Reflections in Oil

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High water Reflections St.Osyths

Cost: £165 including delicious farmhouse lunches, afternoon cake and refreshments on tap 

10am to 4.30pm daily 

Roger will show you how to portray water and how to reflect images in water to create tranquillity compelling the viewer to look at your pictures. Themes covered: Still Life reflected on a glass top, reflections on a wet road, to water with trees, bridges, and boats reflected, how it all works, the tones, angles etc. 

If the weather is suitable we will also go down to St Osyth boatyard. Please bring photographs that you would like to paint from

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May
15
to May 22

Painting in Olhao in the Algarve

Roger is an old friend of Art In The Algarve and has taught several courses with us over the years . He knows the area well and of course his teaching is one of the best. Roger will cover Oil in this course. His courses consist of working outside capturing people and places as well as doing studio work including portraits, working with life models. This course will be a combination of portrait, working from sketches and painting on canvas. The price includes all accommodation, food and drink and 6 day course.

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Jun
22
to Jun 29

Dedham Hall Painting Plein Air in Oils

Painting Plein Air and capturing the scene in under 2 1/2 hours and producing a painterly and impressionistic painting.  Advice will be given on how to select the scene, looking for composition and how to provide the essence of the subject. Also advice will be given on equipment, colour mixing, paint application and the use of brush and palette knife, how to use a pochard box for quick colour sketches and how to travel with a minimum of equipment. Painting outside in oils but bring photographic references in case of bad weather.

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Sep
11
to Sep 18

Painting in Olhao in the Algarve Portugal

Art in the Algarve

This course consists of working outside capturing people and places as well as doing studio work including portraits, working with life models. This course will be a combination of portrait, working from sketches and painting on canvas. The price includes all accommodation, food and drink and 6 day course.

Flights to Faro are not included in the price however this price does include your taxi to and from the airport.

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Oct
30
to Nov 9

Udaipur Rajasthan India with Arte Umbria

This is one of our most popular destinations for our painting retreats. Experience the delights of India and you get to paint and learn from a particularly inspiring tutor and painter. Unlike other painting groups who visit India, Roger tutors in all mediums, does demonstrations each day and will give critiques when required - you are guaranteed to learn whilst you are enhancing your technique in this most beautiful of surroundings.

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