Past workshops and events

Here is a list of the workshops we've held in the past

For future short, focussed workshops held by classically-trained artists, see our upcoming events page

Date: Wednesday December 11, 2019 - Friday December 13, 2019
Venue: Raw Umber Studios
Tutor: Ben Laughton Smith

Do you have some experience in pencil drawing, water colours or acrylics and would you like to try oil painting? Or perhaps you’re finding oil painting complex and confusing and your first attempts haven’t turned out the way you hoped? Then this is the course for you.

Date: Saturday December 7, 2019 - Sunday December 8, 2019
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 2 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: Wednesday September 25, 2019 - Friday September 27, 2019
Venue: Hamilton House, Bristol
Tutor: Ben Laughton Smith

A three day workshop that is ideal for beginner and intermediate artists who would like to learn how to draw the figure under the guidance of Ben Laughton Smith.

Date: Wednesday August 21, 2019 - Friday August 23, 2019
Venue: Centre for Science and Art, Stroud
Tutor: Lizet Dingemans

Join classically trained professional artist Lizet Dingemans for a three day workshop and learn how to paint the portrait from life. Ideal for beginner and intermediate artists.

Date: Wednesday August 14, 2019 - Friday August 16, 2019
Venue: Hamilton House, Bristol
Tutor: Lizet Dingemans

A three day workshop that is ideal for beginner and intermediate painters who would like to learn how to paint the portrait. Taught by Lizet Dingemans, a classically-trained professional artist.

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