Upcoming workshops

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.

Portrait Painting with Luca Indraccolo (Jul 2024)

Date: Wednesday 24 July, 2024 - Saturday 27 July, 2024
Tutor: Luca Indraccolo
Cost: £480
This four day workshop with Luca Indraccolo is ideal for beginner, intermediate and advanced artists who would like to gain experience in painting the portrait from life in oils.
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Paint Like a Master with Lydia Cecil (Aug 2024)

Date: Friday 2 August, 2024 - Sunday 4 August, 2024
Tutor: Lydia Cecil
Cost: £360
In this three-day mastercopy workshop, students will be able to investigate the techniques of a master, choosing from a selection of their work. Alongside learning to paint like them, they will get an in-depth insight into their life, working conditions, and artworks as they progressed over their lifetimes.
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Composing the Portrait Painting with Tom Van de Wouwer (Aug 2024)

Date: Wednesday 21 August, 2024 - Saturday 24 August, 2024
Tutor: Tom Van de Wouwer
Cost: £480
In this workshop, you will focus on the composition of your portrait paintings, under the expert guidance of visiting artist Tom Van de Wouwer. Develop oil portraits from observation, with fast and broad colour studies in alla prima technique serving as a foundation for your paintings.
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Oil Painting Portraiture with Teresa Oaxaca (Sept 2024)

Date: Wednesday 4 September, 2024 - Saturday 7 September, 2024
Tutor: Teresa Oaxaca
Cost: £575
In this workshop, Teresa will demonstrate her approach to painting the humanist portrait in oils. Her approach utilises classical methods blended with a modern understanding of colour, brushwork and aesthetics.
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Figure Painting with Anastasia Pollard (Sept 2024)

Date: Friday 20 September, 2024 - Sunday 22 September, 2024
Tutor: Anastasia Pollard
Cost: £360
In this three day course, Anastasia Pollard will guide you through the process of painting the figure, explaining how to capture the gesture of the pose before blocking in its general impression and then adding information to capture its specific characteristics and details.
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Portrait Painting with Luca Indraccolo (Oct 2024)

Date: Wednesday 9 October, 2024 - Saturday 12 October, 2024
Tutor: Luca Indraccolo
Cost: £480
This four day workshop with Luca Indraccolo is ideal for beginner, intermediate and advanced artists who would like to gain experience in painting the portrait from life in oils.
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Alla Prima Still Life with David Shevlino (Oct 2024)

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Date: Thursday 17 October, 2024 - Sunday 20 October, 2024
Tutor: David Shevlino
Cost: £625
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, colour, light and shadow and how to simplify forms.
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Portrait Painting with Anastasia Pollard (Oct 2024)

Date: Friday 25 October, 2024 - Sunday 27 October, 2024
Tutor: Anastasia Pollard
Cost: £360
Regular BP Portrait award exhibitor Anastasia Pollard will teach you how to paint a portrait, either with a limited 'Zorn' palette or a full colour palette, depending on your goals and level of experience.
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Painting the Alla Prima Still Life with Lizet Dingemans (Nov 2024)

Date: Saturday 16 November, 2024 - Sunday 17 November, 2024
Tutor: Lizet Dingemans
Cost: £200
Join tutor and alla prima artist Lizet Dingemans and learn to paint the alla prima still life over two days in a relaxed and friendly environment.
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Portrait Painting with Luca Indraccolo (Nov 2024)

Date: Wednesday 20 November, 2024 - Saturday 23 November, 2024
Tutor: Luca Indraccolo
Cost: £480
This four day workshop with Luca Indraccolo is ideal for beginner, intermediate and advanced artists who would like to gain experience in painting the portrait from life in oils.
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Drawing the Figure in Charcoal and Chalk with Lydia Cecil (Nov 2024)

Date: Friday 29 November, 2024 - Sunday 1 December, 2024
Tutor: Lydia Cecil
Cost: £375
Want to take your drawing skills to the next level? Join tutor Lydia Cecil on this three day weekend charcoal and chalk figure drawing course at Raw Umber Studios.
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Figure Painting with Anastasia Pollard (Dec 2024)

Date: Friday 6 December, 2024 - Sunday 8 December, 2024
Tutor: Anastasia Pollard
Cost: £360
In this three day course, Anastasia Pollard will guide you through the process of painting the figure, explaining how to capture the gesture of the pose before blocking in its general impression and then adding information to capture its specific characteristics and details.
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Portrait Sketch En Trois Crayons with Patrick Byrnes (Dec 2024)

Date: Thursday 12 December, 2024 - Sunday 15 December, 2024
Tutor: Patrick Byrnes
Cost: £580
Artists will create four portrait drawings from four different live models using the technique of trois crayons: red, black, and white dry media on paper.
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