You will be shown in regular demonstrations and stages how to mix those 'tricky' greens in an exciting layering process. With different media in combination too, you will learn how to make your paintings stand out from the crowd with a really expressive style!
About The Artist
Robert is quickly becoming one of the UK's best known and respected contemporary fine artists; winning regular fine art awards for his distinctive and expressive style of work in numerous international competitions.
He is a very popular art tutor for several leading UK art organisers and art holiday companies throughout the UK to include HF Holidays. As a leading Canson Ambassador he attends many prestigious events including Patchings Art, Craft and Photography Festival Ilkley Art Show and 'Art Materials Live' at Birmingham NEC, amongst others.
He exhibits throughout the UK (to include the Mall Galleries and Royal Academy) to include several leading open arts competitions and is a regular contributor to 'The Artist' magazine.
What you need to bring with you
Gouache or watercolour
Tube paints in the following colours highly recommended or bring your own favourite colours if you don't want to buy all of these but these are Roberts palette colours and he will be using them: Magenta, Winsor Violet, Alizarin Crimson, Cadmium Orange, Burnt Sienna, Burnt Umber, Raw Sienna, Cadmium Yellow Deep, Qiunacridone Gold, Lemon Yellow, Viridia, Cerulean Blue, Cobalt Blue, Winsor Blue, Prussian Blue, Ultramarine, Indigo, Yellow Ochre, Winsor Green.
Permanent White Gouache. Essential!
Masking fluid and an old painting brush to apply it.
Large drawing board and easel (your own choice)
Soft and hard pastels (of your choice) different colours,
A variety of different watercolour brushes.
Essential: large brushes such as sizes 24, 30 round and 1 and 2 inch 'flats', Swordliner (large) and above in size Large Chinese soft hair brushes if you have them are highly recommended to bring also.
Bring your own favourite brushes too but the large brushes are essential!!
An old hog brush or tooth brush for textured paint effects,
Water Spray atomiser,
Old jam jars (for clean water mixing),
White old ceramic plates on which to mix your paints or equivalent - several of them please
Watercolour 100% cotton rag 300gsm (140lb) 'not' surface highly recommended.
Robert will have some to sell - £2.50 half imperial and £5 full imperial sheet if you struggle to bring or find the right kind of 'not' surface to work on.
Graphite stick - 4B,
Pastel fixative (essential),
Soft and hard pastels to include darks but not blacks - highly recommended Unison Colour 'Midnight Set', Unison Colour pastels and Rembrandt harder pastels
Workshop runs from 10am - 4.30pm
Please arrive 30 minutes before the workshop start time to help the ArtWaves team direct you to where you need to be and for you to set up in good time before the workshop starts.
To book your tickets please contact the booking office
For further information please visist https://www.bridspa.com/contact/
or contact the Box Office on 01262 678258
Pay and display car parks
Langdale Wharf Car Park, South Cliff Road
Nelson Street Car Park, Nelson Street
Palace Car Park, Springfield Avenue
Pay and display on street parking
South Marine Drive
Feee on street parking close by also
Monday to Saturday, 9am-5pm
- Full day workshop per person : £35.50