APRIL 24 A BIG PAINTING DAY! NEW! Go large in figurative or abstract style. 10.30-4.30 £67 [Bold Beginners & Improvers] Any or mixed media.
They say ‘size matters’ and that’s definitely the theme for today! But large is comparative. Artists often find they have a natural format, some paint miniatures, some medium, some large. School often instilled a small/medium format in us and there we stayed, but experimenting to find your optimum size is liberating. Yet at home space may be an issue, or all that blank canvas too daunting. Or it feels like materials would be expensive [ try emulsion tester pots and cheaper pound shop acrylics to try this maybe]. So this is an opportunity to have strength in no's, lots of support and to go for it! We'll discuss balance of space, focal areas, scaling up, appropriate tools and bold shapes. Experiment with your style and optimum size. It can release freedom and boldness!
Any subject, any style goes today and you might want to find some inspiration pics and prepare a composition in advance so you have lots of time to paint, or use mine. Consider big tools too that cover space fast ..hint....our favourite kitchen sponge is ideal [see materials list].
Bring the size of canvas [or heavy paper and board] you’d like to try, if you can carry it.... we have the space! Or a3 may be your large? The only rule is that you need a larger cover to protect the surrounding area and if you are likely to paint on the floor [ also liberating ] cushion recommended! Liana will help you plan and adapt to the size throughout.
So, do you dare?!??!!?! Don't miss this chance, it’s go large or go home!
Materials suggestions here, allow time to gather!
Come and see our new style, at a glance programme here, We have new courses and are back to fuller days and half days following your feedback. With a ‘meet the tutor’ session to get a feel for Liana’s well-structured, progressive classes [ come and ask any questions]; lots of speciality workshops with fun techniques in differing mediums and a series of ongoing courses to come and learn or improve your watercolour or acrylic painting. Hopefully there’s something for everyone, come and treat yourself to a day of painting in a light airy studio, with good company and always some laughter and surprises!
‘I always leave class with a whole host of new skills, but more than that I have a new energy and belief in myself to carry forward into my art, my life. If you want to get your artistic mojo back, sign up! I can’t thank you enough’. C.D. 2023