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.

We also run regular online sessions - see here for the schedule

Date: Thursday October 7, 2021, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Venue: Raw Umber Studios
Cost: £10
We run drop-in life drawing sessions at our studio in Stroud every other Thursday. Note that this session is at the slightly later time of 6pm.
Date: Monday November 15, 2021 - Thursday November 18, 2021
Venue: Raw Umber Studios
Tutor: David Shevlino
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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.
Date: Thursday January 20, 2022 - Saturday January 22, 2022
Venue: Raw Umber Studios
Tutor: Lizet Dingemans
Cost: £270
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.