Old Workshop Details and Images

This page contains past Workshop details and images. To view pictures of artists and their pictures created at these Workshops please visit my Past Events page.


SATURDAY
February 9th 2008  “Lakes and Mountains”.
Distant mountains reflected in tranquil lake land. Straightforward project applying Watercolour to beautiful deep looking water.
WEDNESDAY
February 27th 2008
Snow scene

 You can develop more skills in watercolour with this lovely scene. Paint convincing snow, winter trees and beautiful countryside

SATURDAY
March 8th 2008  “Lake with Little House”.
Deep, tranquil lake - sky and water - ripples and reflections. How to solve these challenges in Watercolour.
WEDNESDAY
March 19th 2008  “Lane with Puddles”
 
How to put puddles in a painting. Paint shallow water to wet your wellies in. How to make it real. Logical, easy to follow steps.  

SATURDAY
April 5th 2008 Boat on a beach
 
How to draw and paint a boat. Sea and sky. Fluttering flags and the amazing Joe Dowden shingle technique simplified.

WEDNESDAY
April 23rd 2008
“Bluebell Woodland”
 
How do you paint a carpet of Bluebells on a forest floor? Here are easy techniques to achieve this in a day. 

 


SATURDAY
May 3rd 2008
  “Field of Daisies”.

Paint a meadow with techniques that fill it with wild flowers and plants in long grass.


WEDNESDAY
May 21st 2008 “Windmill”
 A windmill step by step. The drama of sails against sky, an evocative English scene made straightforward.   


SATURDAY
June 7th 2008  “Bluebell Woodland”
How do you paint a carpet of Bluebells on a forest floor? Here are easy techniques to achieve this in a day.


WEDNESDAY
June 18th 2008  “Dazzling sunset”
 How to make the sun bright and the water wet. Techniques for painting sunset across an estuary. This will show you how it’s done.



SATURDAY
July 5th 2008
  “Meadow with Poppies and Barn”
Paint a meadow with techniques that fill it with wild flowers and plants in long grass. Sketch an old country barn in the background, just like the ones in Surrey and Sussex.


WEDNESDAY
July 16th 2008 “Tips and techniques”
 
Fun with watercolour. Easy methods for getting realistic results – Flowers in a meadow, foliage and foreground, realistic beach shingle, underwater stones.

 

 
WEDNESDAY
July 23rd 2008
“Wednesday field trip”.
A repeat of last year’s very successful and popular trip into the local Sussex countryside, with the likelihood of an alternative rural setting looking out from under cover.


SATURDAY
September 6th 2008 “Swans on a Lake”.
This subject needn’t be difficult. Simple method for painting swans in water can be used for many other paintings.
 


WEDNESDAY
September 10th 2008
. “Underwater Stones”
 How to paint clear shallow water and make stones look like they are just under a shimmering veil of shallow water. 


SATURDAY
October 4th 2008 “Shallow Woodland Stream”.
Shallow rippling water and reflections. River bank, woodland, foliage, foreground and water.

 

WEDNESDAY
October 8th 2008.
“Lane with Puddles”
 
How to put puddles in a painting. Paint shallow water to wet your wellies in. How to make it real. Logical, easy to follow steps.

 

  WEDNESDAY
November 12th 2008
“Autumn River and Reflections”.
Tranquil river, warm autumn foliage, a sunny afternoon, techniques for wet looking water and reflections.

SATURDAY
November 29th 2008 “Lane with Puddles”.
How to put puddles in a painting. Paint shallow water to wet your wellies in. How to make it real – simply.

WEDNESDAY
December 3rd 2008
“Snowy Landscape”
 
Snow covered rural landscape cloaked in white, a view across the fields and a farmstead nestling below distant hills. 


 
 


WEDNESDAY
January 7th 2009
““Little Bridge over Snowy Stream”
 Old Masonry Bridge over a winter stream. Water, landscape & snow.

 




 


SATURDAY
January 10th 2009
 “Little Bridge over Snowy Stream”.

Old masonry bridge over a winter stream. Water, landscape & snow.

 


WEDNESDAY
February 4th 2009
“Sea Shore, and Cliffs”
 Deep blue sea, high cliffs, rocks and perhaps some wheeling gulls, all easily achieved.



SATURDAY
February 7th 2009 "Boat on a Lake"
One of the most popular scenes. A boat on a tranquil twilight lake. Very straightforward watercolour painting.                                

 


WEDNESDAY
March 4th 2009
“Windmill”
 A windmill step by step. The drama of sails against sky, an evocative English scene made straightforward.


SATURDAY
March 7th 2009
“Windmill”
 A windmill step by step. The drama of sails against sky, an evocative English scene made straightforward.

 


WEDNESDAY
April 1st 2009
“Bluebell Woodland”
 
How do you paint a carpet of Bluebells on a forest floor? Here are easy techniques to achieve this in a day.



SATURDAY
April 11th 2009
“Bluebell Woodland”
 
How do you paint a carpet of Bluebells on a forest floor? Here are easy techniques to achieve this in a day.

 


WEDNESDAY
May 6th 2009
“Sandy beach on a Sunny Day”.
 
Paint a sandy beach with a blue sky and a few simple figures – here is how to do it.


SATURDAY
May
2nd 2009 “Sun Glinting on a Farm Gate”
Based on page 56 - 57, "The Landscape Painters Essential Handbook" by Joe Francis Dowden. Published by David and        Charles/UK, North Light/USA.

WEDNESDAY
June 3rd 2009
“Meadow with Poppies and Barn”

Paint a meadow with techniques that fill it with wild flowers and plants in long grass. Sketch an old country barn in the background, just like the ones in Surrey and Sussex.



SATURDAY
June 6th
2009 “Underwater Stones”
How to paint clear shallow water and make stones look like they are just under a shimmering veil of shallow water. 


WEDNESDAY
July 1st 2009
“Field of Daisies”

Paint a meadow with techniques that fill it with wild flowers and plants in long grass.



 

 

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SATURDAY
July 4th
2009 “Child Paddling”
Not difficult when you know how. Paint a child playing in water. Once you know how you can easily paint similar scenes.                  

WEDNESDAY
July 22nd 2009
“Wednesday field trip”
 






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SATURDAY
September 5th
2009 “Worthing Pier at Sunset”
A golden scene, wet sand, ebb tide and sun setting over the pier. Master washes, light and water.

WEDNESDAY
September 9th 2009
“Child Paddling”
Not difficult when you know how. Paint a child playing in water. Once you know how you can easily paint similar scenes.


SATURDAY
October 3rd
2009 “Shingle Beach”
The amazing beach shingle technique. Techniques to place
 realistic shingle, boat and fluttering flags on a beach.
           

WEDNESDAY
October 7th 2009  "Shallow Woodland Stream"
Shallow rippling water and reflections. River bank, woodland, foliage, foreground and water.


SATURDAY
November 7th 2009 “Shallow Woodland Stream”.
Shallow rippling water and reflections. River bank, woodland, foliage, foreground and water.

WEDNESDAY
November 11th 2009 "Lane With Puddles"
How to put puddles in a painting. Paint shallow water to wet your wellies in. How to make it real. Logical, easy to follow steps.