NEW! Exploring Earth Colours

NEW! Exploring Earth Colours

13 and 14 Jul 2024 | 2 day


RWA Drawing School Studio, RWA, BS8 1PX


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13 and 14 Jul 2024

Tutor - Nick Moore

2-day workshop

Saturday 13 July, 10.30am - 4.30pm and Sunday 14 July, 10.30am - 3.30pm

Earth colours were used by the first painters, all their materials were literally at their feet. We will explore the richness of these ochres, umbers and siennas in acrylics and see that they are by no means limited in scope. There will also be a demonstration of making paint from pigments, immersing ourselves in a long-standing creative process.

There will be an illustrated talk to support this workshop.

Please wear clothes and footwear suitable for a painty studio environment, and bring a bag for taking work home with you at the end of the second day. We recommend bringing your own brushes if you have them - our brushes are student, rather than fine artist quality, although will be available for you to use.

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Participants must be 16 or over.

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