August 2019 Painting Break Cumbria - Lake District

Tuition FROM: Tuesday, 20 August 2109 TO: Friday, 23 August 2109

Tuition Type: Classes

  • Description
    LAKE DISTRICT PAINTING BREAKS . Tues August 20th 2019 Demo evening - Aug 21st 22nd & 23rd full painting days. Maximum 8 students. £225 pp including all your pastels and papers. This intense painting break is ideal for any level of artist, whether you are just setting out or trying to take your painting to the next level.

    I will be explaining pastels, papers, composition, tonal values, colour temperature and depth of field and why all these have such impact on your final works.

    It will be based in the Lake District, in the little Cumbrian village of Ormside which is in the Vale of Eden. The first day will be spent in the hall learning techniques in pastel. Given reasonable weather conditions the second and third day we will be spent painting En Plein Air, and capturing the wonderful scenery around this area. If the weather is unfavourable we will have full use of the Village Hall to learn to paint and explore this magnificent medium.

    The demonstration Tuesday evening the 20th of Aug will commence at the
    Village Hall at 7pm - 9pm. The following day we will meet at the Hall at 8.30am for a 9 Oclock start.

    On the Wednesday we will be learning techniques in pastel using various pastels, papers and mixed media. I will teach you how to interpret the landscape and be very creative in the process using various techniques such as unification of colour altering colour temeratures. A little bit of Pan Pastel training, Mix Media techniques using inks and watercolour to create underpaintings on touch micro abrasive papers. On Thursday and Friday, given favourable weather conditions we will be visiting local scenes to create some amazing Landscape paintings. If the weather does not comply and we need to work inside, then we will paint in the Village hall and cover more techniques in pastel working from photographs.

    We will look at working from photographs and how to interpret rather than copy and also address the things to alter and change whilst painting En Plein Air and the benefits. This is an intense 3 day workshop where my intention is to teach each student as much as possible in the time we have. I will teach the best practices of pastel and how to achieve the best results using certain papers.

    You will have use of £120 ‘s worth of pastels including 10 Pan Pastels , a box of Unison/Rembrandt Pastels and a box of Red Box Jacksons Pastels + Canson Papers. Jackson’s wooden field Easels and Boards are available if you require them + Desk Easels for working inside.

    A deposit of £150 is required on booking and the balance 6 weeks prior to the break.




  • Location
    ,CA16 6EJ,,GB
    CA16 6EJ
  • Artist
  • Media/Subject

    Subjects: Landscape or Woodland Scene, Waterscene, Boats or Seascape
    Media: Mixed Media, Pastels
  • Details

    Charges: £225

    Is Available:Yes

    Is Fully Booked: No

    Tutor Website:www.lesdarlow.com

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