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Workshops // Coming up // Abstract Landscapes with Oil & Cold Wax
8 October

Abstract Landscapes with Oil & Cold Wax

A 3-day workshop for those who would like to learn about working with oil and cold wax, and how they can create atmospheric landscape paintings, full of layers, texture and depth.

 The course will allow participants to loosen their approach and to work intuitively, but will also cover information on colour, mark making, composition and tone. 

The workshop will also include plenty of tutor demonstrations, 1:1 support and plenty of time for experimentation and play.  

By the end of the 3 days participants will of created a small series of around 10 atmospheric landscapes on paper. 

The workshop will cover:

Working on paper

How to develop a series & find your personal voice

Introduction to abstract landscapes

Scaling up

Tone and value

Line and shape

Basic colour theory & mixing

Compositional techniques

Experimental mark making techniques

How to build layers of colour (opaque and transparent)

Working wet into wet & also wet into dry

Working intuitively & how to loosen up your approach

How to incorporate oil sticks and drawing mediums

Using additives such as powders, sand and pigments

Abstract Landscapes with Oil & Cold Wax 

Tuesday 8th October - Thursday 10th October 10.00am - 4.00pm

Cost: £359 including £1 Poly Fund

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