Capturing Light & Reflection in Watercolours Workshop with Beth Watkins

2023-11-08T11:22:34+00:00November 8th, 2023|, , |

Join Beth Watkins of Lagarto Studio Watercolours for an intermediate watercolour workshop exploring ways to capture light and reflection. Working from a photograph we will be capturing the light and reflections of a Waterscape. It could include the sky, a mountain range, reeds, the branch of a tree as all of these elements create their [...]

Classical Alla Prima Portraits – The John Singer Sargent Approach with Peter Keegan

2023-11-06T16:27:08+00:00November 6th, 2023|, , |

A 2 day portraiture oils workshop with professional artist & tutor Peter Keegan. Working from photographs and inspired by the painterly approach to oil portrait painting used by great artists such as John Singer Sargent who famously painted ‘Carnation, Lily, Lily, Rose in Broadway, Peter will guide and demonstrate the artistic principles and practices used [...]

Acrylic Botanicals Workshop with Artist in Residence Claire Watson

2023-11-08T11:13:28+00:00October 31st, 2023|, |

Join our new Artist in Residence, Claire Watson, for a 1 day workshop painting botanicals in acrylics. During this workshop you will be guided through colour value and colour theory. You will explore observational drawing using the negative space as a tool. Claire will demonstrate ways to loosen up your painting approach, focusing on the [...]

Getting Going in Watercolours Workshop

2023-09-01T12:09:29+01:00August 25th, 2023|, |

This 1 day workshop offers a foundation in watercolour painting. You will start by practicing the basic techniques and the most important skills required in using the medium, which will help you produce a small number of finished paintings by the end of the day. The subject matter will be varied to include landscapes, seascapes, and [...]

En Plein Air Workshop at Batsford Arboretum with Paul-Talbot Greaves RI

2023-07-28T18:18:26+01:00July 28th, 2023|, , |

In this plein air workshop at Batsford Arboretum, you will be guided towards using colour as part of your considered composition by Paul Talbot-Greaves RI. Working in acrylics or oils, you will focus on the shapes and colours of autumn or any interesting colour within the trees to make a statement painting. Looking at the [...]

Ceramics Day with Potter Claire Watson

2023-04-21T16:09:39+01:00April 21st, 2023||

During this ceramics taster day in the pottery studio in the stunning Stanton Guildhouse you will have the opportunity to learn through a hands on experience with clay, exploring different hand building techniques such as coiling, pinching and slab building. You will also learn how to throw a simple form on the potter's wheel, delving into [...]

Collage Seascapes Workshop with Susan Watt

2023-04-19T15:27:55+01:00April 19th, 2023||

Susan Watt is a local artist who ‘paints with paper’. In this fun workshop you will be guided through the process of creating a unique seascape using only recycled magazines and PVA glue! You will learn about composition, colour and how to create depth and texture in your work. If you’d like to see examples [...]

Dragonfly Wire Sculpture Workshop

2023-04-17T16:26:00+01:00April 17th, 2023||

Renowned local artist Rachel Higgins is an accomplished metal animal sculptor and a member of the Gallery at the Guild, Chipping Campden. She will be leading a day workshop using a variety of metalwork techniques - wirework, soldering, hammering, riveting… for participants to create a 3D metal dragonfly to take home. A member of the [...]

Children’s Cycle-delic Spin Painting

2023-01-19T14:15:18+00:00January 19th, 2023|, |

A spin art-producing bicycle - a cross between a Rube Goldberg contraption and a Damien Hirst painting factory machine. Workshop participants add poster paint to cartridge paper mounted on a spinning platter, producing endlessly varied colourful outcomes to take home and keep. Children tend to make better spin-painters as they are fearless in their application [...]

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