3 TUTOR: Colin Palmer
This course is especially designed for those who wish to improve their skills in painting buildings. With clear and caring supervision, you will be able to draw and paint buildings that are lively and eye-catching. During the week, your tutor will guide you through structured demonstrations and set exercises from lighthouses to quintessential English cottages, through which you will discover the secrets of producing simple but effective paintings in a fun and informative way. All reference pictures will be supplied along with quality art materials.
This course is intended for those who wish to learn how to sketch and paint buildings that will have impact and energy. Exercises will be set during the week to be carried out in the classroom and at the end of the week you will have a number of paintings to take home and show family and friends.
Topics to be covered during the week include composition, drawing techniques, pen and wash techniques, perspective, trees, the importance of shadows that add depth and character, secrets of painting skies, foliage and trees, windows, sea and so much more.
The tutor will readily pass on many tips and tricks to make your paintings stand out from the crowd! With friendly help and clear guidance from an experienced and passionate tutor you will be encouraged to develop your own individual style and reach your own creative potential. Colin will demonstrate techniques throughout the week, working closely with you to enable you to develop your skills.
All essential materials, including brushes, quality paper and paints, will be provided. Please contact Colin through the Summer School office should you need any advice in advance of your week's course.
All courses run for 5 days
WK 1 8 Jul - 12 Jul
WK 2 15 Jul - 19 Jul
WK 3 22 Jul - 26 Jul
WK 4 29 Jul - 2 Aug
9.15AM to 12.15PM
1.45PM to 4.30PM
All Day Courses
9.15AM to 4.30PM