PAINTING COURSES 2018

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EXPRESSIVE SEASCAPES

PLEIN AIR PAINTING WEEKEND IN ST IVES

Saturday 15th & Sunday 16th September

Two-day outdoor landscape drawing and painting course in St Ives, Cornwall, coinciding with St Ives September Festival.  We will take a walking tour of St Ives, using mixed media approaches to create expressive seascapes capturing the beauty and wildness of this iconic coastline.

Day 1: 10am-1:30pm – Mixed Media Approaches, The Island; 1:30-2:15pm – lunch break; 2:15-4:30pm – Harbour Sketches: Exploring Abstraction

Day 2: 10am-12:30 – Painting On Porthmeor; 12:30-1:30 Reflective Practice (Mariners Gallery); 1:30-2pm – lunch break; 2-4:30pm – “Taking a line for a walk”: Line, tone & rhythm at Porthgwidden

Please wear warm old clothes and bring something to sit on.  All materials provided, all abilities welcome.  Meet at Mariners Gallery, St Ives Society of Artists.

£140 for the weekend or £70 per day, contact me for more information and to book

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PAINTING ON THE COAST

Sunday 9th September, 2-5pm

Mariners Gallery, St Ives Society of Artists, Norway Square

Open your senses and explore the relationship between land and sea in this outdoor painting workshop. Using a mindful, playful and expressive approach, we will paint on the coast in acrylics and mixed media. Please wear warm old clothes and bring something to sit on. All materials provided, all abilities welcome.  6 places only.

£36 per person

Book your place here: http://www.stivesseptemberfestival.co.uk/

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The confident painter: Creativity, Resilience & Wellbeing

Sunday 9th September, 6:30-9:30pm

Mariner's Gallery, St Ives Society of Artists, Norway Square

A seminar for students, aspiring artists and anyone at a crossroads in their creative life, The Confident Painter will expose and debunk the barriers to creativity we set up for ourselves.  Exploring approaches to practice whilst deconstructing the creative mindset, I present tried and tested methods for addressing confidence, motivation and engagement to enable your work to flourish. 

Tickets £10.50 on the door or in advance: http://www.stivesseptemberfestival.co.uk/

mentoring

Bespoke mentoring for adults who are keen to develop their artistic practice. 

Whether you are new to painting and mixed media approaches or more experienced and requiring a fresh perspective or a new direction, I offer practical guidance and support to enable you to take your practice to where you want it to be. 

To enquire about one-to-one mentoring, full or half day workshops, or ad hoc tuition, please use the contact form below.