ART CLASSES AND WORKSHOPS

Art Workshops

Approximately ten workshops a year are run from The Judio, Little Myles in Ongar, Essex; there are only 11 places on each.

Workshops cost £75* for the whole day with all materials included – no experience needed, just a sense of humour.  Payment is due three weeks before each class, a full refund will be given if you are unable to attend due to personal circumstances or Covid guidelines.

*The Life Drawing workshop is £85 to allow for the cost of the life model.

Wednesday 15th December 2021    EXPLORING FISH!  just 3 places remaining

Painting Fish in Oils Workshop

Working with fresh fish through a wide variety of techniques and materials including mono printing, pen and ink and acrylic painting on canvas – create your own EaselandCanvas-inspired artwork.

 

Wednesday 16th February 2022    WORKING WITH ANIMALS

Working from small butterflies and moths, feathers and shells, then moving onto own photographs of beloved pets and favourite animals and birds.  This workshop will teach techniques for creating realistic textures and proportion.  

Wednesday 16th March 2022    AN INTRODUCTION TO OIL PAINTING

How to use oil paint, exploring colour-blending and using different techniques such as ‘Fat over Lean’ to create a successful oil painting on canvas.  This class is suitable for all abilities from the complete beginner to more experienced.  Guidance is given and, as always, all materials are provided. 

Wednesday 13th April  2022    WAYS WITH COLOUR

From basic colour-theory through to understanding hues, tints and tones, this workshop introduces colour from the basic colour wheel through to creating your own painted abstract masterpiece!

Wednesday 18th May 2022    SUCCESSFUL PORTRAIT-PAINTING

Using your own photographs of friends and family, create a successful, accurate painted portrait.

Wednesday 15th June 2022    THE MODERN STILL LIFE

Create a series of experimental still life studies using drawing, printmaking, collage and painting techniques. Learn about measuring and proportion as well as basic composition and colour theory. 

Wednesday 20th July 2022    LIFE DRAWING

Beginners are welcome but this class is aimed at the artist who has attended one or two classes in the past- using mono print and oil paint to create a series of detailed and expressive studies.  Full guidance is provided as always as well as all materials.  

Wednesday 17th August 2022    AN INTRODUCTION TO BASIC PRINTMAKING

From mono-printing to etching and lino printing – this one day course provides a great introduction to this versatile specialism using at least three different techniques. 

Wednesday 14th September 2022    WAYS WITH PATTERN

Learn to tesselate and create intricate tiled patterns – repeating patterns and creating your own intricate and detailed painting.  Looking at the work of William Morris and exploring organic forms such as flowers and leaves to create our own patterns. 

 

Email, easelandcanvas@gmail.com or use the contact form for further details or to reserve your place on any of the workshops.

“Thank you for another most enjoyable class, my only complaint is it passes too quickly!”    Linda

CLASSES, CRITIQUES AND DEMONSTRATIONS

AN EXPERIENCED ART TEACHER AND TUTOR IN THE LONDON/ ESSEX AREA, DBS REGISTERED.

Bespoke classes, demonstrations and critiques for art groups (over 18 yrs) cost around £90 plus travelling expenses for two hours.  Please get in touch for further details … easelandcanvas@gmail.com

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