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BRISTOL CREATIVE DAY WORKSHOPS 2024

These one day workshops take place at Frenchay Village Hall, BS16 1NU,

on the outskirts of Bristol, close to the motorway network.  

- £55.00 Per course - 10am to 4pm, tea, coffee and biscuits included.

- Places limited to 6 to ensure plenty of individual tuition

- First floor workshop room (with stair lift if required)

- Materials list provided

- Free car park

- Not suitable for complete beginners (unless otherwise stated)

To book your place or for further information, please send a message

via the contact page.

23rd FEBRUARY - SIMPLE STILL LIFE IN PEN & WASH

Great practice for working from observation, developing composition skills,

sketching and painting techniques that can be scaled up and applied to larger

subjects out doors.

15th MARCH - WATERCOLOUR BASICS - CREATIVE ONE COLOUR PAINTINGS

Focussing on the fundamentals of composition, brush control, tone and

colour temperature.

26th APRIL - RIVERS & WATERFALLS IN ACRYLICS

Maximise the opacity of the acrylic medium for capturing calm reflections

and tumbling, white water.

17th MAY - SKETCHING HARBOUR SCENES IN PEN & WASH

Guidance in drawing boats, buildings and harbourside details, useful techniques

for that summer trip to the coast!

21st JUNE - TREES & FOLIAGE IN WATERCOLOUR

Key features for many landscapes, Paul will focus on simplifying shape, tone, edges

and colour mixing for trees and foliage throughout the seasons.

26th JULY - ATMOSPHERIC STREET SCENES IN ACRYLICS  - FULLY BOOKED, RESERVE LIST AVAILABLE

Guidance on drawing and simplifying buildings, adding figures and creating mood

and atmosphere, from sunlight and shadows to rain and reflections.

20th SEPTEMBER - WATERCOLOUR BASICS - CONNECTING YOUR SHAPES

Connecting and linking shapes in a painting helps create unity, simplify detail

and make composition more effective. 

18th OCTOBER - DRAMATIC SKIES IN WATERCOLOUR

The primary source of light in the landscape, Paul will guide you through his techniques

for capturing calm mornings, sunlit clouds, dramatic storms and vibrant sunsets.

8th NOVEMBER - WATERCOLOUR BASICS - NEGATIVE & POSITIVE SHAPES

Create tonal impact and visual interest in your watercolours by exploiting 

the key principles of light against dark and dark against light.

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