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: Monday April 6, 2020 - Thursday April 9, 2020
Venue: Raw Umber Studios
Tutor: Ben Laughton Smith

In the 3 day course, tutor Ben Laughton Smith will help you tackle the often complex topic of oil painting with a structured, classical approach. He will break painting up into stages: a raw umber under painting, a simple colour block in, the addition of mid tones and the completion of the finished painting.

Date: Sunday March 22, 2020 - Sunday March 22, 2020
Venue: Raw Umber Studios

This untutored portrait session gives you the opportunity to use the facilities at Raw Umber Studios and draw or paint a clothed model for a single 3 hour pose. There will be a maximum of 5 participants so you’ll have the chance to work up close to the model.

Date: Sunday March 8, 2020 - Sunday March 8, 2020
Venue: Raw Umber Studios

This untutored portrait session gives you the opportunity to use the facilities at Raw Umber Studios and draw or paint a clothed model for a single 3 hour pose. There will be a maximum of 5 participants so you’ll have the chance to work up close to the model.

Date: Thursday February 27, 2020 - Sunday March 1, 2020
Venue: Raw Umber Studios
Tutor: Felicia Forte

Felicia Forte, BP Portrait Award prize winner, teaches this 4 day alla prima workshop. With demonstration and gentle critique, Felicia will challenge you to correctly observe and record the fundamentals: shapes, values, edges and color.

Date: Monday February 17, 2020 - Thursday February 20, 2020
Venue: Raw Umber Studios
Tutor: Luca Indraccolo

This four day workshop with Luca Indraccolo is ideal for beginner, intermediate and advanced artists who would like to gain experience in painting the figure from life in oils.

Date: Saturday February 1, 2020 - Monday February 3, 2020
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 January 27, 2020 - Tuesday January 28, 2020
Venue:

Hidden content goes here Day 1 • Health and safety talk. • How to set up your palette. • The different shapes and textures of brushes and the effects they can achieve in dry and wet paint. • Explanation of scumbling and glazing and their uses. • Explanation of value and Read more

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