workshops & classes

April 23 - Painting in a Day. FULL
Studio 6, WASPS, High St, Kirkcudbright
Complete a small oil painting in a day, using water mixable oils by Winsor and Newton. All materials supplied
Would suit complete beginners and artist's who have never used it's try before you buy!

May 21 - Colour Mixing and Limited Palette ONE PLACE LEFT
Studio 6, WASPS, High St, Kirkcudbright
Working from a limited palette, in acrylic or oil, learn how to mix beautiful colours, not mud!
Do you find your colours are constantly somewhere between garish and mud? Come along and learn to work with a limited range of paint tubes and see how you can mix clean beautiful colours every time
Paint provided, oil or acrylic

June 24 & 25 - Two Day Life Drawing and Painting
Community Centre, Kirkcudbright
This workshop is for all levels, beginners are welcome
Day 1 -Working from a nude model, I work you through the basic drawing, ensuring your proportions are correct, there will be a number of different poses, we will also use different drawing materials
Day 2 -The model will be in costume, one pose only. using the Zorn palette I will show how to mix skintones in acrylic and oils. I will also show to achieve skin tines, using soft pastels, with greens, turquoises, pinks, reds.....
A small list of materials required ( I will supply some) will be given a month before the workshop

July 23 - Flower Painting FULL
Studio 6, WASPS, High St, Kirkcudbright
Discover the joys of painting flowers, oils or acrylic
This workshop suits beginners and more advanced students, the individual makes the choice of using oil or acrylic paint, which I will supply - artist's quality

August 20 - Portrait painting
Community Centre , Kirkcudbright
One pose - Ellen will be sitting for us and any choice of medium can be used on the day. I will show how to place the features, working from big shapes, to mid and finishing with the detail

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