Watercolour Painting Workshop with Robert Newton

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The Old School Gallery - Alnmouth

Foxton Road

Alnmouth

Northumberland

NE66 3NH

United Kingdom

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The course is for keen beginners who want to experience painting and drawing as a hobby or a creative outlet. With over thirty years of painting and drawing experience Robert will be on hand to guide students to an enjoyable and rewarding day of creativity, with an emphasis on good composition and construction of paintings from working sketches. Robert will demonstrate simple but effective techniques to achieve good work including skies, washes and the 'Alla Prima' technique for effective paintings. Simple methods using pure watercolour painting with excellent quality materials brushes and tools.

Worth over £60, a set of paints, paper, brushes and items are included in the cost of the course.


Course Format

Students be at the gallery for 9:30 for registration

10:00 Start

Intro; Robert and students.

Intro to and issue of the materials provided, watercolour, papers, paint, brushes, their use and care.

Brief about safety and where we will be sketching.

How to visualise a final work from a sketch, basic composition demo.

Where to find inspiration for paintings and what to look for when sketching.

11:00 - 12:30

Off outside sketching. If it’s poor weather, working from a series of photographs to creat still life representations.

13:00 Lunch (30 Mins)

13:30 Afternoon Session

Inside demonstration for final painting.

Students will produce a larger work on approx. 14 x 11in. paper.

14:45 Tea break (15 Mins)

Finishing off work and further demonstations.

16:15 finish with Q&As

16:30 End

FAQs

Are there ID or minimum age requirements to enter the event?

The participant needs to be 18+

What's the refund policy?

If the course has to be cancelled for illness of the artist, bad weather, travel issues or other genuine reasons then we will only refund course/material fees. No travel costs or other expenses are due if the course is cancelled.

Are refreshments provided?

Light refreshments provided throughout the day (e.g. Tea, coffee, soft drinks) but attendees should bring their own lunch.

Other useful information:

- Only the named student of the course may attend

- Due to part of the workshop taking place along the riverside path to the sailing club and shoreline (weather permitting), this unfortunately makes the course not suitable for people with limited mobility or wheelchair users due to uneven surfaces and restricted access.

- Be suitably dressed for outdoors etc. footwear, waterproofs, sun screen etc

- Only space for 6 attendees on the workshop

- If you are traveling from afar we can offer accomadation at our camping huts www.alnmouthhuts.com

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Foxton Road

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