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Summer Painting: Slapton and South Devon CoastsSL. O. 20 Jul-27 Jul. Fri-Fri. £585. £390This course provides artists the opportunityof working within Slapton Ley NationalNature Reserve, Slapton village andvarious coastal locations. The aim is tobuild confidence in skills, includingdrawing and perspective and to explorecolour theory through your chosen media.Hilary Jean Gibsonis a painter, printer andexperienced illustrator, who teaches at theSt Ives School of Painting and deliversguided tours for the Tate Gallery St Ives andBarbara Hepworth Museum.Landscape Painting in SnowdoniaRC. O. 27 Jul-03 Aug. Fri-Fri. £485. £360Snowdonia National Park has river, lakeand mountain landscapes to inspiresketching and watercolours. Locations willbe chosen according to weather conditionsand the preferences of members of thegroup, the aim being to spend each dayoutdoors. Evenings will includedemonstrations of techniques, slides ofwell-known landscape artists and time tocontinue painting. Jeremy Yatesis anexperienced artist, tutor and lecturer wholives in Snowdonia. He exhibits locally andat the annual exhibitions of the LondonWatercolour Societies.Landscapes and Buildings in Constable Country: In Your Own Choice of MediaFM. O. 10 Aug-13 Aug. Fri-Mon. £338. £240The principles of composition, perspectiveand colour mixing are the same whichevermedia you choose. This long weekend isdesigned to develop your skills in the mainprinciples of en plein airpainting, learning'The Rules' and then breaking them too!Extensive prior painting ability is notrequired, just enthusiasm for exploringdifferent creative approaches. LindaMatthews enjoys sharing essential paintingtechniques in the studio so you canexperience fully the freedom of paintingfrom life -en plein air-out of doors.Impressionism and BeyondFM. I. 10 Aug-13 Aug. Fri-Mon. £338. £240Impressionism is alive and well! It is stillone of the most popular art movements andit looks like 'This Show' will run forever.The colour freedom that Monet and otherspassed down has influenced many of thepainting movements: from Van Gogh andLautrec, to Picasso and modern favouriteslike Seago, Wesson, Trevor Chamberlainand Ken Howard. This course invites you topaint a contemporary impressionist andvibrant approach into your paintings. PatGavinstudied at Hornsey College of Art.Painting has always been central to his workduring his career as an illustrator, graphicdesigner and animator. See also 13 Aug-17Aug if you would like to extend your stayfor a full week. If you attend both courses,we offer you a 10% discount on each.Impressionist ReflectionsFM. I. 13 Aug-17 Aug. Mon-Fri. £426. £302Reflections can be found everywhere:reflections in water, reflections of sunlit wallsfilling shadows with colour, the reflection ofa buttercup under a child's chin and it is oursto explore. We will follow in the footsteps ofthe impressionists and fill our paintings withcolour and light. The techniques of theimpressionists will be examined and appliedto bring life and light to our painting. PatGavin-see also 10 Aug-13 Aug. If youwould like to extend your stay for a fullweek. If you attend both courses, we offeryou a 10% discount on each.Abstract Art: A Practical IntroductionFM. O. 02 Nov-04 Nov. Fri-Sun. £224. £158'Abstract' means to draw out. This courseis designed to engage and stimulate the bestin you by introducing practising landscapeartists of all abilities to the concepts ofabstraction. We will be experimenting withdifferent methods and materials andexploring key areas of twentieth centuryart. Jacqui Petrieis an experienced artistand teacher who now regularly leadscourses at Flatford Mill.BotanicalIllustrationThese courses are designed to appeal to allthose who enjoy the challenge of paintingplants with accuracy and precision.Observation, drawing, colour mixing - andpatience - are all skills that can be learnedand practised.Botanical IllustrationPM. O. 24 Feb-26 Feb. Fri-Sun. £248. £170This is a structured course for those wholove plants and wish to paint them inwatercolour, learning the technique of dry-brush work. Observation of the growth ofplants will lead to discovering the delight ofworking in detail. Kay Rees-Davies is afreelance botanical artist, an RHS Goldmedallist and an experienced teacher. Botanical Illustration using Coloured PencilsFM. O. 20 Apr-22 Apr. Fri-Sun. £224. £158This course for all levels of experience isdesigned to show the simplicity andeffectiveness of using wax and oil basedcoloured pencils (not watercolour pencils)to create beautiful botanical drawings offlowers, fruit and vegetables, all withoutadding water to the painting! Janie Pirieisone of the leading coloured pencil artistsworking in the UK.IntroducingBotanical IllustrationFM. B. 06 Jul-08 Jul. Fri-Sun. £224. £158This course is designed especially for thosewith some experience in watercolourpainting who have a love of, and interest inflowers and plants and now wish to taketheir first steps in botanical illustration. Wewill look at composition and make both lineand tonal drawings. We will cover colourmixing and matching to our specimens,plus all watercolour techniques needed toachieve the various textures required by thebotanical illustrator. Lesley Smithhas beenteaching in adult education for over 23years and has been a regular attendee ofJenny Jowett's course at Flatford Mill forexperienced botanical artists. Botanical Illustration and PaintingRC. O. 03 Aug-05 Aug. Fri-Sun. £245. £165For those who love plants and wish to paintthem. Focusing on watercolour and dry-brush technique this structured coursegives participants the opportunity toobserve plants and discover the delights ofworking in detail. Kay Rees-Davies is afreelance botanical artist, an RHS Goldmedallist and an experienced teacher.An Approach to Botanical Illustration: Drawing and BasicWatercolour TechniquesSL. O. 05 Aug-10 Aug. Sun-Fri. £440. £295An introduction to this fascinating subject:painting and drawing plants in detail. Wewill study observational drawing, colourtheory and mixing/matching to a subject aswell as watercolour techniques includingwet-into-wet, botanical style and how toapply tone to create life-like 3D plantpictures. Rosie Martinholds an RHS Goldmedal and teaches courses at the EdenProject and at Dartington Hall. She is co-author/principal illustrator of three best-selling books on botanical and naturalNEWNEWNEWArtist on the beach Hilary Jean Gibson14BLBlencathra .DFDale Fort .EFEpping Forest .FMFlatford Mill . KDKindrogan .MTMalham Tarn .MAMargam .OROrielton .PMPreston Montford .RCRhyd-y-creuau .SLSlapton Ley NEW

history illustration. She exhibits worldwideand is an experienced teacher in many art-based subjects.Botanical Illustration for MoreExperienced PaintersFM. I. 13 Aug-20 Aug. Mon-Mon. £610. £422This week-long course is essentially aworkshop for exchanging ideas, techniquesand inspiration, with the emphasis onindividual rather than formal group tuition.This is a long-standing annual event in theCentre's programme and new participantsare particularly welcome to join and sharethese experiences. Jenny Jowettis aprofessional botanical painter and teacherspecialising in pure watercolour.Flower PaintingThese courses may use the same flowers andplants as Botanical Illustration, but theyencourage a freer style and even animpressionistic approach to the subject.Painting Spring Flowers Using Line and Watercolour FM. O. 02 Mar-04 Mar. Fri-Sun. £224. £158This studio-based painting course isdesigned to help you capture the beauty ofspring flowers, using pencil and variouspens combined with watercolours. Therewill be painting demonstrations anddiscussions throughout the weekend.Beginners and those with some experienceare equally welcome. Jennifer Andrewsisa freelance painter and designer, whoregularly teaches at Flatford Mill.Drawing and Painting the Flora atMalham TarnMT. O. 18 May-21 May. Fri-Mon. £335. £229A course for anyone with an interest innative flora. Immerse yourself in a closestudy of the plants of this very specialhabitat and learn how to record them in awatercolour drawing. Tuition includes anumber of exercises aimed at building thespeed and accuracy necessary forfieldwork, with lessons in colour mixingand paint handling to give even thecomplete beginner the confidence toproduce a successful painting. KateHoughton, an experienced tutor at alllevels, has a particular interest in thestructure of plants. Sketching and Painting Flowers in a Suffolk GardenFM. O. 25 May-27 May. Fri-Sun. £234. £168Colour and texture are everywhere in thevaried planting of Natalie Finch's garden inEast Bergholt and the borders at FlatfordMill. There is a relaxed but focusedatmosphere on this course. Demonstrationswill be given in pencil and pen drawing,watercolour, gouache and combinations ofthese techniques, with individual helpalways available. Jennifer Andrewsis afreelance painter and designer, whoregularly teaches at Flatford Mill. Fees areinclusive of entry and refreshments in thegarden.Painting Plants: Autumn Colours and DesignFM. O. 16 Nov-18 Nov. Fri-Sun. £224. £158This studio-based flower painting course,equally suitable for beginners and thosewith some experience, is an opportunity tocreate designs based on autumn colours oflate flowers, leaves and fruits. The use ofpencil, pen and ink, watercolour andgouache will be discussed. You are welcometo bring your own design project. JenniferAndrewsis a freelance painter and designer,who regularly teaches at Flatford Mill.PortraitsExploring PortraitureBL. I. 01 Jun-05 Jun. Fri-Tue. £360. £270This course is intended for those with anintermediate level of skills in painting anddrawing, rather than complete beginners ornewcomers to art. The course will focus onformal rules for facial proportion,composition, and exploring drawing mediaand techniques with acrylic paint and chalkpastel, understanding colour theory andrendering styles. Rosie Alcockhas been apractising artist since 1999, exhibiting inBarcelona, Glasgow, London, Liverpool,Canada and Cumbria. She is a fullyqualified and experienced art teacher withextensive experience teaching art in the UKand abroad.Introducing Portrait PaintingFM. O. 19 Oct-22 Oct. Fri-Mon. £369. £267This weekend course introduces thechallenge of portraiture in easy stages, withfrequent practical demonstrations oncapturing features, proportions, pose andcreating a likeness. These exercises aredesigned to develop your drawing skillsand painting techniques using watercolouror pastel. Models may be provided duringthe course and this is reflected in the fee.Carole Masseyis a popular professionalartist and tutor who is accomplished in awide range of media.Portrait Painting and DrawingFM. O. 23 Nov-30 Nov. Fri-Fri. £644. £456This week-long course is designed forstudents of all abilities to develop theirindividual style and direction in their ownchoice of medium. We will be studying thebasic techniques of accurate drawing,proportion, composition and tone as well asconsidering anatomy, achieving a likeness,the features, pose and backgrounds.Models will be provided for portrait andfigure studies and the cost of hiring them isinclusive in the fee. Carole Masseyis apopular professional artist and tutor who isaccomplished in a wide range of media.PastelsDrawing and Painting with Pastel PencilsFM. O. 18 May-20 May. Fri-Sun. £236. £168Pastel pencils offer the spontaneity ofpastels without the mess! They are anexciting and relatively clean medium, easyto use and suitable for a wide range ofsubjects and abilities. This weekend coursewill show you how to get the most out ofthem for painting landscapes, still life orportraits. Carole Masseyis a popularprofessional artist and tutor who isaccomplished in a wide range of media.WildlifeDrawing and Painting Birds and Other WildlifeFM. O. 03 Aug-06 Aug. Fri-Mon. £338. £240This long weekend course shows you howto capture and record your directexperiences of wildlife in natural habitats,through observing both the character andthe detail of individual species. There willbe studio activities using mountedspecimens and plenty of opportunities fordrawing and painting live subjects as well.Peter Partingtonis an experienced wildlifeartist with a wonderful free style, whospecialises in birds and mammals.Drawing and Painting Birds and Other WildlifeFM. O. 17 Aug-20 Aug. Fri-Mon. £338. £240See course description 03 Aug-06 Aug.Peter Drawing & the ArtsDiscounts for shared accommodationShared accommodation is usually available on our residential courses at a discounted price. The cost isnormally around £10 per night less than sole occupancy price. Please contact the Centre (see page 2)for an exact price.centreleveldatesdayssole occupancynon-residentialfee FM . O . 01 Feb-03 Feb . Fri-Sun . £174 . £135Botanical watercolour Lesley Smith