Category Archives: seascapes

CREATIVE VIBRANT WATERCOLOURS Jacky Pearson, New Zealand Watercolourist

Let’s have fun throwing watercolour paint and water around for this five day workshop. Watercolours are the most versatile of all the mediums. Learn some of the techniques needed for lovely glowing watercolours; loosen up those brush strokes, create gorgeous washes, add details as you go. Throughout the week we will be focusing on the effects of light and shadow on our subject matter. Light is said to be the fundamental reason for painting a subject but getting the components of form and cast shadow right is going to give your painting that extra lift.

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CREATING WITH ACRYLICS Chris Postle

The focus of this workshop will be mainly acrylic painting techniques using texture, design and colour with some mixed media (charcoal, pastel etc). You will be playing with backgrounds and also learning many different application techniques. Exciting colours and colour combinations will be used, taking reference from nature and life and applying our own little twists. We will get a bit more adventurous and explore the unknown, and also resurrect some old works. For those not so adventurous there is always plenty of detail to apply which is included into the process anyway, a bit of fine tuning.

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JUDITH WHITE 5 DAY NEW ZEALAND ART RETREAT

March 14 to 20 inclusive 2017

One of the aims of the workshop will be to try and foster your own sense of connection to the environment and personal experience. Each day will be structured with painting and drawing ideas based on the logistics of travel and painting. You will deal with the problems and advantages of working plein-air. How and what you choose to paint or draw will be discussed on a one to one basis, so that each participant will have a sense of their own space within the landscape. Wallingford Homestead has a great deal of historical visible points which will afford you a wonderful opportunity to create something special to add to your portfolio.

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Only 70 days until these fantastic workshops commence.

Have you ever fancied receiving expert, friendly instruction in your chosen visual art?

Well one of these great workshops with tutors who have been selected to provide students with professional, expert tuition may help you.

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CREATING WITH ACRYLICS Chris Postle

The focus of this workshop will be mainly acrylic painting techniques using texture, design and colour with some mixed media (charcoal, pastel etc). You will be playing with backgrounds and also learning many different application techniques. Exciting colours and colour combinations will be used, taking reference from nature and life and applying our own little twists. We will get a bit more adventurous and explore the unknown, and also resurrect some old works. For those not so adventurous there is always plenty of detail to apply which is included into the process anyway, a bit of fine tuning.

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