5-Day:Exploring Paint Outdoors with Jonathan Shearer

5-Day:Exploring Paint Outdoors with Jonathan Shearer

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Moray Art Centre

The Park


IV36 3TA

United Kingdom

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If you want to paint outdoors look no further! Jonathan uses the beautiful Moray countryside to provide an exciting and original workshop.

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Five Day Course:

Monday - Friday 9:30 am - 4:30 pm

This course will look at a variety of ways to approach painting and drawing outdoors. We will look at all aspects from working in sketchbooks, collecting information to painting on a large scale outdoors.

Each day will hopefully be spent at a different location, in the past we have painted seascape at Hopeman Beach to the forests on the river Findhorn.

During the week I will do a series of demonstrations on a variety of techniques working in situ and I will also provide a variety of reference material on other plein air painters.

We will also look at the type of kit and prep you need to paint outdoors.

We will also have use of the large studio at Moray Art Centre to use as a base and it will also be used to spend some studio time looking at how to develop and work from information and images made on site.

About Jonathan:

Jonathan attended Grays School of Art,Aberdeen gaining a BA(hons) degree in painting and drawing. He was first ever recipient of the Sir Robin Phillipson Memorial Medal for painting, and also won John Kinross Scholarship to Florence. He then completed a residency at Cornhill Hospital, Aberdeen followed by a residency at Fundacion Valparaiso,Almeria,Spain. He now lives and has set up studio in the Highlands and has had his first solo exhibition gallery in London and was shortlisted for the Jolomo Landscape Award.


Other Information:

All necessary materials will be provided and light lunches and refreshments will be available. Please notify us at time of booking if you have any dietary requirements.

If you require overnight accommodation the following link may prove helpful.


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