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Calderstones Road

Liverpool

L18 3JB

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This course will provide an opportunity to explore landscape in paint.

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Through a series of quick experimental pieces and more finished works, this landscape painting course will walk you through the process of developing your own unique visual response to the landscape.

Suitable for complete beginners who are new to oil painting as well as those with more experience looking to develop their skills.

***To avoid a booking fee and pay by card, cheque or cash, please contact dot-art Services directly on 0345 017 6660***

Sunday's 11:00-5:00pm , 13th, 20th, 27th February

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Programme:

The course will cover a range of things including gathering your own reference material, testing out ideas and ultimately walking away at the end of the 3 weeks with a painting you would be happy to hang on your wall. Although centred around oil painting, the course will involve a variety of media, including charcoal and acrylic paint.

The classes will include a combination of presentations to the group, demonstrations and individual tuition. Suitable for beginners and more experienced artists who wish to develop their skills.

  • How to create a strong and balanced composition – learning the importance of tonal arrangement in creating a balanced composition
  • Linear perspective, eye lines i.e how the eye travels across the piece
  • Tri-tone charcoal drawings and black and white acrylic painting
  • Japanese inspired Notan drawings (black &white)
  • Using acrylic paint, simplifying a landscape into masses of colour – no detail

*Important to bring a collection of printed out reference photos, some colour & some monochromatic.

  • Colour wheel – science of colour and the interaction of colour – Josef Albers
  • Colour mixing – how to create or match any colour
  • Creating colour swatches/samples
  • Sketching in the landscape
  • Photos
  • Premixing colours – arranging your palette
  • Begin a landscape painting from photo references and sketches in the landscape – focusing on basic shapes and colours, no detail
  • Wet on wet techniques

Painting a landscape from start to finish in studio, using samples and references acquired previously over the course.

Tutor: Jacob Gourley

Jacob Gourley is a Liverpool based artist specialising in oil painting. An active member of The Royal Standard Studios, he has exhibited in a number of both group and solo shows. Jacob graduated in Fine Art from the University of Gloucestershire in 2017, having been awarded a month scholarship to study in the British School in Rome during his second year. He also won first prize at the Wirral Society of Arts Open Exhibition 2019. For the past 18 months, Jacob has turned his skills to teaching oil painting workshops.

Dates:

Sunday's 11:00-5:00pm , 13th, 20th, 27th February

Venue:

The Reader,

Calderstones Road,

Liverpool,

England,

L18 3JB

Cost:

£125 for 3 Sundays

Materials:

Oil or Acrylic paints

Week 1 – titanium white and black (monochrome)

Week 2 and 3 – titanium white, at least 1 yellow I.e. lemon yellow/ cadmium yellow/yellow lake etc, 1x warm red cadmium red or scarlett etc, crimson, ultramarine blue an either colbalt, cerulean/(coeruleum for acrylics), Prussian or pthalo blue, 1x brown earth I.e.burnt sienna, burnt umber, raw umber, transparent red oxide etc

Brushes – a selection of natural bristle and synthetic

Acrylic primed paper pad (suitable for oils and acrylics)

Solvent

A4 or A3 sketchbook or plain paper

Sketching pencils

Reference photographs, printed out or on tablet screen

Dilutant/medium I.e. turpentine/sansodor low odour solvent/liquin(for oils)

Solvent/brush cleaner – white spirit (water for acrylics)

Palette I.e. wooden/Perspex or disposable tear off

2 jars

Rags or paper towel

Recommended additional materials:

Possible other colours – Cadmium yellow deep, viridian/pthalo green, burnt sienna, yellow ochre, magenta

Easel

Wooden/ Perspex paint palette

Linseed Oil (to add to dilutant)

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Notes:

There are a maximum of 11 places available on the course, so early booking is essential.To avoid a booking fee and pay by card, cheque or cash, please contact dot-art Services directly on 0345 017 6660.

We have introduced a range of safety measures to keep everyone as safe and comfortable as possible. We ask everyone to please respect social distancing guidelines, all staff will be keeping their distance too.

Face coverings must be worn at all times.

Regular cleaning and santizing measures will be in place.

Accessible toilets are available.

Cancellations / Refunds:

Once you have made your course booking you are committed to it. This is because our courses have very small student numbers, and often sell-out and are unavailable to others. Therefore any cancellations may result in a place not being filled, or a course not being able to run.

Cancellations are permitted up to 30 days before the start of a course, and a full refund will be issued. Refunds will not be made for cancellations less than 30 days before the start of a course. If you are unable to attend due to illness, personal or professional commitments you do not have the right to a refund.

If you wish to cancel your place on a course that has not yet started and you have a friend or colleague who can take your place we can accommodate this substitution.

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dot-art was founded in Liverpool in 2006 and specialises in affordable, high quality, locally sourced art. We work with over 100 artists to provide an unrivalled choice of original art and limited edition prints for home or business, as well as offering a range of complementary services including; commissions, art rental, art consultancy, exhibition planning and implementation, bespoke framing, art valuation and restoration and artist sourcing.

All our work supports our not-for profit arm, dot-art Services CIC, which exists to support North-West based visual artists, both emerging and established, through a range of services and opportunities designed to help them develop their careers and gain exposure and promotion for their work, as well as delivering a programme of art classes (see: dot-art.co.uk/art-classes) across a range of Liverpool venues; Bluecoat; Everymans Theatre, the Williamson Tunnesl, Make Liverpool and Baltic Creative; and dot-art Schools, our innovative inter school art competition, launched in 2012 (see: schools.dot-art.com). 

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