Join popular Yorkshire artist John Harrison whose emphasis is on line drawing, with light watercolour washes. This one day workshop will include outdoor sketching, ink drawing and application of washes to create a loose, lively painting style of iconic Yorkshire Dales features.
All reference material, exercise handouts, the appropriate watercolour paper and pens are included, but please bring your own paints, brushes and a sketchbook.
Broadrake is in a stunning location and there is no shortage of subject matter - dry stone walls, barns, limestone outcrops, viaduct, trees and fellside slopes.The venue is upstairs in a recently converted barn.
Refreshments available all day but please bring your own packed lunch.
John is Yorkshire born and bred, proud of his home county which provides the inspiration for much of his work. He specialises in line and wash, a style which superbly captures the beauty and atmosphere of Yorkshire's landscape, towns and villages and John is now proud to be featured monthly in the Dalesman magazine.
Check his website at www.drawninyorkshire.com
Come and have a go at painting garden flowers or wild flowers from the meadow.
Tutor Lis Bramwell is a botanical artist from North Cumbria. Her inspiration comes from nature as she takes short walks with camera, sketchbook and pencil to gather material to use back inside with watercolours. She has a Diploma in Botanical Art and is an experienced tutor in adult education, teaching at Higham Hall for the National Trust, Keswick Pensil Museum and Tuille House.
The day is for complete beginners or those whou would like to gain a little more confidence at painting flowers using watercolour. A very relaxing, friendly and informal day that is about exploring the shapes and colours of beautiful flowers found in nature. Feel free to bring cameras or iPads to photograph flowers. Materials are provided but feel free to bring your own exuipment if you wish.
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