Robert Dutton Fine Art

UK and international award-winning artist

MARCH 2021 ARTWAVES FESTIVAL Bridlington - Bluebell Woodland mixed media workshop, Bridlington Spa, East Yorkshire Coast

MARCH 2021 Artwaves Festival Bridlington Spa

Bluebell Woodland Sunlight and Shadow - MIXED MEDIA
Artwaves 2021

About The Workshop
ArtWaves is happy to announce the return of sell out artist Robert Dutton (who is a regular contributor to 'The Artist'' magazine) for the SECOND of two exciting mixed media workshops which are sure to inspire!

As a mixed media specialist Robert will expertly guide you through a variety of exciting creative techniques and steps to help you create beautiful paintings of a bluebell woodland filled with dappled light and sparkling colour. Using Watercolour/Gouache, and soft pastel you will learn how to use his well known 'big brush techniques' with a focus on loose and expressive style of painting using a combination of different media with exciting layering techniques to create your own stunning painting!

A popular workshop this one so EARLY BOOKING HIGHLY RECOMMENDED to secure your place.

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

Kitchen roll,

Masking tape,

Bulldog clips,

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,

An eraser

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

Further information
For further information please visist
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

Opening times
Monday to Saturday, 9am-5pm
Sunday, 10am-4pm




  • Full day workshop per person : £35.50

Location: Bridlington Spa, South Marine Drive, Bridlington, YO15 3JH

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