One Day workshops in June 2013:- watercolour, pastel, collage and mixed media.
Wed June 5th Butterfly and Buddleia 10 am-3.30 pm £35
Watercolour painting of a Red Admiral butterfly on a buddleia flower
Fri June 7th Handmade Artists book 10am-3.30pm £35
Using watercolour and other media of your choice make a themed 6 page book from a single sheet of paper, with handmade cover.
Fri June 14th Loose and Splashy Flowers 10am-3.30pm £35
No drawing-- just paint and lots of water to create a contemporary flower subject
Wed June 19th Painting Alfresco at Bardsey Church 10am-3.30pm£35
In the churchyard, inside the church or by the stream draw and paint from life. (If poor weather working from photos in the village hall)
Fri June 21st Pastels 10am-3.30pm £38
The ever popular pastels workshop. Bring your own subject along for a day of helpful advice. Cost includes pastel papers/card/sandpaper. Please bring your own pastels
Wed June 26th Watercolour Landscape 10.00am-3.30pm £35
Two Seasons, one landscape. Paint the same picture in watercolour but one as a winter scene and one spring/summer
Fri June 28th Collage and mixed media 10.00am-3 pm £38
Using collage techniques and acrylic on box canvas primed with gesso to make a contemporary semi- abstract landscape on a box canvas ( 10x10?Sq canvas, gesso and some other collage materials included)
Watercolour classes at Bardsey Village Hall Leeds 17 on Tuesday and Wednesday mornings from 10 a m to 12 noon
and at Clifford Village Hall, nr Boston Spa on Tuesday afternoons from 1.45 to 3.45p.m.
Currently £64 for a 10 week term.
Each week we do a painting project step by step or perhaps look at a particular topic such as painting water/ trees/ buildings etc. Mostly landscape topics are covered but we also include at least a couple of flower paintings and perhaps still life, boats etc in the term. Beginners are always welcome and will be sure of a friendly reception from everyone.
All lessons include the weeks picture and notes to keep so you can have another go!
Next term starts in the week beginning April 15th 2013.
I also do "painting by e mail" which runs alongside the classes using the same pictures and instructions delivered to your inbox weekly. if you ever ask "what shall I paint?" this will give you the answer! Currently costing £7.50 for a 10 week term.
I have also recently published a book on flower painting in watercolour. Titked Watercolour Flowers it contains hints and techniques for flower painters and 7 step by step flower painting projects for you to follow. Snowdrops, sweet peas, poppies and blubells are among the flowers covered. Each step is carefullly explained and illustrated and all the projects have been tired by my students so you can be sure they work!
The book costs £17.99.
Just drop me an e mail at email@example.com and your copy will soom be on its way to you to help you create beautiful flower paintings of your own!
Take a look at my website www.artbyrachel.co.uk and if you like my art and would enjoy the classes get in touch firstname.lastname@example.org or ring 01937 574124. Happy to give you more info!!
Rachel trained as a teacher before taking up painting when children arrived, although she has always enjoyed anything to do with art. She now exhibits regularly, has prints and cards on sale (visit www.claughtonphotograpy.co.uk to view or buy) and runs popular painting classes three times a week.
SAA Home Shopping sells her two videos -"Putting Colour into Watercolour" and "From Flower to Watercolour" with lots of flower painting tips. A new book on flower painting has just been published. Called "Flowers in Watercolour" it includes 7 step by step flower painting projects to follow and costs £17.99.
Visit www.artbyrachel.co.uk and click on Diary. Scroll down the page a little to order your own copy! Rachels own website www.artbyrachel.co.uk has all the information you need about classes, paintings, prints and cards etc. Take a look and see more of the paintings
Click to watch a short overview designed to showcase a snapshot of the artist’s individual style and techniques in action.
I just found out that I won the Winsor &Newton Christmas card Competition today (12 12 12). A real surprise and I am absolutely delighted !!
Collage, Drawing, Mixed Media, Pastels, Pen And Wash, Watercolour
Animals, Buildings, Colour Mixing, Flowers And Gardens, Illustration, Impressionism, Landscape, Pet Portrait, Seascapes and Water, Skies, Still Life, Trees and Foliage, Wild Flowers, Wildlife