Norway - Northern Lights

Tuition FROM: Monday, 5 January 2015 TO: Sunday, 11 January 2015

Tuition Type: Painting Holiday

  • Description
    January is a super time to see the Northern Lights. Aurora sightings depend on having a cloud-free sky and January often has very stable, cold and clear weather. Around the 10th January the sun appears on the tops of the mountains around Oldervik at midday. There are about 5 & 1/2 hours of twilight from around 9am until about 2.30pm, with varying shades of beautiful blues, greens and golds in the sky when the weather is clear. If it is snowy or cloudy then it feels darker. The days lengthen by 15 minutes each day ? it is a really exciting time of the year!

    During the polar nights we have a great chance to experience the breath-taking luminous green bands of light that flicker and roll across the sky. From the cottage the view along the river valley is dark and ideal for watching the Northern Lights. For a completely dark sky, we simply take a 10 minute walk to the edge of the village and marvel at the stars and aurora. Sometimes the lights can be seen several times during an evening.

    Spaces for this special Art Safari are limited. The cottage sleeps 6 people in 4 bedrooms, guests share the bathroom with shower and under-floor heating. There?s a cosy living room with imitation wood stove, sofa, arm chairs and panoramic views of the sea and mountains.
    Tutor - Karen Pearson
    We are visiting Norway at a time great time of year to view the Northern Lights. As the aurora borealis is a natural occurrence we cannot offer any guarantees.
    Tutorials and demonstrations. Experience outdoor painting in challenging conditions.
  • Location
    Oldervik
    Norway
  • Artist
  • Media/Subject

    Subjects: Landscape or Woodland Scene, Townscape or Streetscene
    Media: Watercolour Pencil, Pastels, Watercolour, Water soluble pastels, Drawing, Acrylics, Pen And Wash, Acrylic Inks, Pen & Ink, Oil pastel, Coloured Pencil, Mixed Media, Gouache, Pencil/Charcoal
  • Details

    Charges: Please visit www.artsafari.co.uk for more details

    Is Available:Yes

    Is Fully Booked: No

    Tutor Website:www.karenpearsonart.com

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