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 will show you techniques of Palette Knife Painting, by using a combination of Palette Knife, Brush, and Sgraffito.
Painting on location in and around the Historic City of Wells, on the southern slopes of the Mendip Hills. Showing you how to capture the scene in a short period of time. Although Roger will be demonstrating in oils he will help you in a media of your choice.
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.
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.