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Moorland Mixed Media Workshop with Robert Dutton
Sat 3 June 2017, 10:00 – 16:00 BST
Learn how to create a Moorland painting with lots of superb colour using contemporary mixed media techniques with international award winning Yorkshire Artist Robert Dutton (UK Canson Ambassador and regular contributor to 'The Artist' magazine)
This workshop will provide you with a unique opportunity to learn how to combine water media and acrylic inks with soft pastels to create rich 'free flowing' and impressionistic paintings full of colour, atmosphere and light by both drawing and painting at the same time!
Using big brush techniques and a bold approach, this exciting workshop will teach you how to control large washes of colour in multiple layers of sumptuous colour whilst at the same time enjoying creative freedon with all the marks you create.
With regular demonstrations, one to one and group tuition throughout the day you will learn lots of different contemporary art techniques to help you really develop as artists
Suitable for improvers and artists with some painting experience as well as artists who want to loosen up their style and be more free and expressive.
Important: Please bring your own seascape reference to work from (photos, sketches and so on) are highly recommended as those provided on the day to use cannot be taken away.
Your own favourite brushes such as large mops, flats, hakes and watercolour brushes
Fixative (not hairspray), masking tape,
Watercolour paints, permanent white gouache
Any watersoluble inks (can include acrylic inks)
300gsm (140lb) watercolour paper 100% cotton/rag content paper is highly recommended.
Don't forget your camera!
Calder Art will provide the following materials for the workshop:
1 x Table Top or Studio Easel
1 x 13 x 17 12mm Warp resistant MDF Board
1 x Paint Pot
Limited sundry products are also available.
Refreshments are available all day (tea, coffee, biscuits) and there will be a lunch break of approximately one hour. You can bring your own lunch and food is available to purchase on the day through the Blue Rooms Cafe. They serve both hot and cold meals and offer a 20% discount to everyone attending the event. Orders will be taken at the start of the day.
Please note the Blue Rooms is closed for classes run on Sunday's although there are plenty of alternatives in the town centre.
Minimum numbers apply for courses to run. Payment is due in full at the time of booking., either through the shop or online.Full refunds will be given if the courses cannot take place. If you cannot make the classes for any reason full refunds will be given up to 48 hours before.
You can book by calling us on our telephone number 01484422991 or in store.We also have an online booking option through our Facebook site: Calder Graphics. 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.
Own materials will be required and a list of materials needed will be given on booking a workshop. Some classes will include materials provided which will be indicated.
The nearest car park available to the venue is the multistorey 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
Our venue is also a 2 minute walk from both the main bus and train stations