Upcoming workshops and events

Short, focussed workshops held by classically-trained artists, teaching drawing in charcoal and chalk and painting in oils. Boost your art with structured, practical and inspirational tuition. Ideal for beginner, intermediate and advanced artists.

Date: Thursday August 12, 2021 - Saturday August 14, 2021
Venue: Raw Umber Studios
Tutor: Lizet Dingemans

Join tutor and alla prima artist Lizet Dingemans and learn to paint the alla prima still life over 3 days. Whether your ultimate goal is to paint portraits, figures, still lifes or landscapes, painting an alla prima still life is the perfect way to learn to handle oil paint or to improve your painting skills. Under Lizet’s guidance, you will gain the confidence and knowledge you need to carry on your journey as a painter.

Date: Monday November 15, 2021 - Thursday November 18, 2021
Venue: Raw Umber Studios
Tutor: David Shevlino

Join David Shevlino and learn about painting alla prima (wet into wet) and the techniques used to create a fresh, direct response to your subjects. You’ll learn about composition, value, color, light and shadow and how to simplify forms. You’ll spend 2 days on the figure and 2 days working on the portrait, both from live models.

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To learn if our courses are suitable for you, and about the methods we use, see our frequently asked questions.