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Brusho Art Workshop with Carrie McKenzie

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34 Byram Arcade

Westgate

Huddersfield

HD1 1ND

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Carrie will demonstrate how to use Brusho paints in a variety of ways to get different results, as well giving personal one-to-one help throughout the day. This is very much a 'hands-on' workshop where you will learn more by doing than by watching. Source material will be provided for you. Carrie's teaching style is friendly and informal, suiting people of all levels from beginners to advanced.

Brusho is a very intense paint powder that dilutes with water. Brilliant, bold and colourful, it’s great for experimenting a little to create contemporary striking artwork. Fun, expressive and unpredictable, Brusho is colour-rich, exciting and ideal for creating loose impressionistic paintings. It can be used very similar to watercolour, but also has its own unique applications and interesting effects. In fact, because it is so loose and expressive, many people find it easier to handle than traditional watercolour painting. It's an excellent medium for complete beginners, because you can achieve some fabulous effects relatively quickly. It's also useful for practising artists, particularly watercolourists, who want to loosen up a bit and develop a more spontaneous style. Sometimes, it 's just great fun to try something a bit random and impulsive to get your creative juices flowing! Above all, be ready to celebrate and enjoy the individuality of what you create with a magical explosion of Brusho colour.


About the Artist

Carrie's paintings are exhibited regularly at a number of galleries and venues across West Yorkshire, and her artwork has been selected for collections in UK, Europe, USA, Australia and New Zealand. In addition to original works of art, she also offers premium signed prints and greeting cards, available through her website.
Carrie has had a passion for art since she was a child, and now works from her studio in Halifax. She has trained with some of the leading national and internationally acclaimed artists, who have influenced the development of her own personal style. She says, "I think it is important for an artist to keep learning and refreshing ideas – it’s an exciting journey." Born and brought up Yorkshire, she is fascinated at the play of light and colour that completely changes the appearance of the environment, its people and wildlife. "So many great artists have tried to capture the fascination of light in their work – it is, I think, one of the most transformational aspects of any painting. I am constantly striving to reflect the impact of light and colour into my own work."
Leaning towards illustrative and contemporary, rather than traditional photo-realism, Carrie explores expressionistic loose styles, which bring out the colour, light and atmosphere or essence of her subjects.

Materials Provided

Brusho paint will be supplied on the day free of charge

Calder Art will provide the following materials for the workshop:

1 x Table Top Easel

1 x MDF Board in various sizes

1 x Paint Pot

1 x Palette or Plate

Masking Tape and other sundry products are also available.


Materials to Bring

Watercolour brushes, any size will do

Watercolour paper - Carrie recommends a good quality paper such as Bockingford 140lb watercolour paper for use with Brusho, at least quarter imperial size. You could also bring a few smaller pieces of paper just to practice on

Water sprayer

Chunk of candle wax

Waterproof ink pen

You may also find it useful to wear an apron or overall.

All materials are available to purchase from Calder Graphics if needed.


Course Details

Minimum numbers apply for courses to run. Payment is due in full at the time of booking, either through the shop, phone or online. All sales are final unless transferring to another class in which a difference in price will be paid. Full refunds will be given if the courses cannot take place. If you cannot make the classes for any reason no refunds will be given.

You can book by calling us on our telephone number 01484 422991 or visit in store.

We also have an online booking option through our Facebook site:

https://www.facebook.com/CalderGraphic/

This will also give you a breakdown of details of the class and times to attend.

If you have any issues booking online please give the shop a call and we will endeavour to sort this out over the phone.

Please bear with us while we develop our new website where a new booking method will also be available with details of all our classes.

Refreshments are available all day (tea, coffee, biscuits etc.) and there will be a lunch break of approximately one hour. Unfortunately the Blue Rooms Cafe is in the process of opening under new management so in the meantime local shops and cafes in the area are available and within close walking distance to the arcade. Alternatively you may bring your own lunch.

The nearest car park available to the venue is the multi-storey next to Huddersfield bus station. All details are found on the link below. The cost of the car park is £2.00 for 3 hours (all levels) or £4.00 for 10 hours (upper two levels only

http://en.parkopedia.co.uk/parking/carpark/bus_station/hd1/huddersfield/

Our venue is also a 2 minute walk from both the main bus and train stations.

PLEASE ARRIVE AT LEAST 15 MINUTES BEFORE THE START TIME OF THE WORKSHOP AND “CHECK IN” AT CALDER GRAPHICS ON THE GROUND FLOOR.

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