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Fri, 12 Jan

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Leiston Community Hall

Leiston Workshop: Brushes & Brush Techniques

Experiment with brush technique: employing a wide variety of marks and effects using watercolour or acrylic brushes of different sizes. Follow Carole in a set of helpful exercises and then work on a painting of your choice using as many different brushes as possible!

Leiston Workshop: Brushes & Brush Techniques
Leiston Workshop: Brushes & Brush Techniques

Time & Location

12 Jan 2024, 10:00 – 15:30

Leiston Community Hall, Sizewell Rd, Leiston IP16 4JU, UK

About the event

For the first workshop of 2024, Carole will encourage you to experiment with a wide range of brush techniques and types of brushes; examining the wide variety of marks and effects you can achieve using watercolour and or acrylic brushes. You can choose to work in acrylic or watercolour or have a go at both.

For watercolours, Carole will show you how to create washes and a variety of marks with flats, riggers, mops, a dagger, a swordliner and a fan or hake.

For acrylics she will outline the difference between synthetic and hog brushes in all shapes and sizes, and you can have a go at scumbling, splattering, impasto work and more...

After working through some basic brush exercises with Carole, you can spend the rest of the afternoon working on a painting of your choice in either watercolour or acrylic, but your challenge will be to use as many different brushes and techniques as possible!

Tea, coffee and biscuits are provided. Please bring your own packed lunch

What to Bring:

Brushes: please bring whatever watercolour, acrylic or oil painting brushes (in a variety of sizes) you would like to experiment with. Perhaps you have brushes you've never used before or don't know how to use - now's your chance to try them.

Paper: Watercolour paper at 140lb/300gsm (Bockingford, Arches, Fabriano, Saunders Waterford etc) can all also be used with acrylics or you can use an acrylic paper e.g. W&N Galleria, Size A4 or A3

Paints: A range of watercolour paints or acrylics

Other materials: Water pot, palette, drawing board, masking tape, apron, 2B pencil, eraser, kitchen roll.

PAYMENT: £45 per workshop. BOOKING IS ESSENTIAL 

CONTACT CAROLE TO BOOK NOW: carolemasseyart@gmail.com | 07778 408842 | www.carolemassey.com

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