BRISTOL CREATIVE DAY WORKSHOPS 2020 & 2021

These one day workshops take place at Frenchay Village Hall, BS16 1NU, on the outskirts of Bristol,

close to the motorway network.  

- Materials list provided

- Free car park

- First floor workshop room

- Not suitable for complete beginners

FRIDAY 23RD OCTOBER 2020 - Atmospheric Street Scenes in Pen and Wash - (Fully Booked)

£50.00 - 10am to 4pm, tea and coffee included. 

This course will focus on techniques for simplifying buildings, figures, sunlight and shade,

combining expressive line work with loose watercolour washes.

FRIDAY 13TH NOVEMBER 2020 - Mountains & Mists in Watercolour

£50.00 - 10am to 4pm, tea and coffee included. 

The dramatic atmosphere and imposing contours of remote, mountainous landscape

provide a rich source of inspiration for the artist. Paul will guide you through his techniques

for suggesting the scale, rock strata, texture, cloud and mist experienced in regions

such as Scotland and Cumbria.

FRIDAY 4TH DECEMBER 2020 -  Winter Reflections in Watercolour 

£50.00 - 10am to 4pm, tea and coffee included. 

While the weather may be cold and wet during the winter months, inspiration for the artist remains

abundant. This course will focus on creating the atmospheric effects of rain, wet roads and pavements

in the city, as well as the soft mists and reflections along snow bound rivers in the landscape. 

 

FRIDAY 29TH JANUARY 2021 - Estuaries and Creeks in Watercolour

£50.00 - 10am to 4pm, tea and coffee included. 

The quiet, open expanses of estuaries and tidal creeks make wonderful subjects for the

watercolour painter, offering simple scenes with plenty of atmosphere. Paul will focus on

techniques for capturing the key elements of skies, distance, wet mud flats, puddles and boats.

FRIDAY 19TH FEBRUARY 2021 - Farm Animals in the Landscape in Pen and Wash

£50.00 - 10am to 4pm, tea and coffee included. 

Adding animals to a landscape scene can help create a sense of scale, distance and movement.

Paul will explain and demonstrate his pen and wash techniques for drawing and painting farm animals,

such as sheep and cows, as well as how to plan and add them to a scene.

FRIDAY 19TH MARCH 2021 - Expressive Spring Flowers in Watercolour

£50.00 - 10am to 4pm, tea and coffee included.  

Flowers provide excellent subjects to practise painting from observation. With advice on sketching

and capturing light, form and proportion, Paul will demonstrate and encourage a loose, free,

expressive approach.

FRIDAY 23RD APRIL 2021 - From Sketchbook to Watercolour

£50.00 - 10am to 4pm, tea and coffee included. 

On this workshop, Paul will guide you through the process of gathering sketchbook reference material

outside and using it to produce a creative watercolour back it the studio. Some sketching experience

will be useful, as well as being comfortable with a short walk across the nearby local fields.

To book or for further information, please contact Vanessa Weaver:

Email: vanessaweaver@blueyonder.co.uk

 

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