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.
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.
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
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.
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.
Painting in this traditional seaside town with it's lovely old streets, buildings and rocky coastline.
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.
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.