Join Roger Dellar for this full weekend Plein Air workshop and discover his process and techniques for creating an oil painting from start to finish, whilst working outside.
Artist Roger Dellar is leading this new Art Safari itinerary to the historical coastal town of Chania in Crete, with its beautiful 14th Century Venetian Harbour.
Roger will tutor in oils for this Cretan Art Safari, with demos and tutorials looking at perspective, light, shadow and reflections. This is a place Roger knows and loves and he will share his favourite painting spots in the narrow streets, squares and bustling market places, and on the harbourside.
We spend a day in the nearby foothills of the White Mountains, with long undulating views and ancient olive trees as our inspiration at Manousakis Winery. Tasting some organic wines with a delicious mezze lunch.
The early September temperatures should be pleasant for painting and relaxing in Crete. Our base is a friendly, comfortable hotel in Chania old town and we will walk to nearby painting locations.
Tour cost: from £1283 per person sharing excl. flights
Single room supplement: £252
Call 01394 382235 to book your place.
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.
This course is studio based exploring oil painting techniques. Working from small pictures to large, how to interpret photographs working with still life and possibly models. Plenty of relevant demonstrations on technique and one to one assistance.
Painting in this traditional seaside town with it's lovely old streets, buildings and rocky coastline.
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.
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.
Discover the excitement and satisfaction of painting with oils on a two day workshop in Woodbridge
Following the progression of a painting through the duration of the workshop means that you will have a firm understanding of oil techniques. We also know that you will be inspired by the beautiful riverside surroundings.
We will be working outside and in the Art Safari Studio, where we will have refreshments and lunch to keep us fuelled.
The Art Safari Studio is on the quayside in the pretty market town of Woodbridge, Suffolk, with fabulous views of the Deben Estuary and its boats from the elevated deck. The iconic Tide Mill is just a few steps away and the mysterious Anglo-Saxon burial site at Sutton Hoo is just across the river.
Enjoy the company of your fellow artists with two fulfilling days of artistic exploration. A guideline equipment list will be provided.
Workshop Cost £190 per person for your tuition including light lunches and refreshments at the Art Safari Studio.
Over the two days I will show you how to portray water and how to reflect images in water to create tranquility .,compelling the viewer to want to look at your pictures
Covering the following themes ,Still life reflections , wet roads, boats ,bridges water with trees.Explaining how it all works, tones ,angles and movement Bring your own photos and I will help you with your own subjects.
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
If you are looking for a painting for a present or for any other reason just contact and make an appointment and I will be very happy to see you
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.
This brand new itinerary to the Islands of Malta and Gozo offers us a rich variety of contrasting locations, the rugged coastline with its safe harbours, white sandy beaches, sheltered coves, as well as in the delightful villages and in the small cities bursting with ornate architecture and colourful Maltese life
This is the Annual Exhibition of The Wapping Group of Artists who are a Plein Air Group of artists who meet each week and have been painting London and the Thames for over the past fifty years. Roger is currently President of The Wapping Group.
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