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20 Sep

Wendy Darker ‘Watercolour Cockerel’

20 Sep @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
St John Street Gallery & Café, 50 St John Street
Ashbourne, Derbyshire DE6 1GH United Kingdom
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£80

Watercolour Cockerel: We will have a day freeing up your painting with your own watercolour set, improving your watercolour skills ending with painting a splendid Cockerel. Bring your own watercolour set, a small one is just fine, (bring your brushes if you have them). The cost includes paper, refreshments and lunch. To make a booking for any of these workshops, please contact us at 01335 347425 or email us at enquiries@stjohngalleryandcafe.co.uk. Gift vouchers are available if you want to book a workshop…

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Louise Jannetta workshop ‘Woods in Autumn’

26 Sep @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
St John Street Gallery & Café, 50 St John Street
Ashbourne, Derbyshire DE6 1GH United Kingdom
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£80

Woods in Autumn: The workshops will inevitably cover the unique watercolour and ink methods that Louise has developed but alongside this, participants will be taught to consider the use of colour. Colour can impart mood, it can intensify contrast and can be utilised to create composition. It is fascinating how colour use and juxtaposition can make a composition sing. For more information and a list of materials, please click here. The cost includes lunches and refreshments. To make a booking…

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Maggie Robinson ‘Interpreting the landscape’

27 Sep @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
St John Street Gallery & Café, 50 St John Street
Ashbourne, Derbyshire DE6 1GH United Kingdom
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£80

Interpreting the landscape: It is so easy and tempting to get bogged down ‘recording’ what we have seen, sketched or photographed when out and about in the landscape – there is a natural satisfaction for all of us in making a painting that says ‘this is how it was’. However, as artists, we are constantly seeking to take our viewer beyond what was actually there to a whole new interpretation that is our own unique expression about that place –…

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01 Oct

Ruth Gray ‘ Street Scenes Simplified’

01 Oct @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
£80

Street Scenes Simplified: Learn many techniques including perspective, composition and how to gather information to create your own unique piece of artwork. During the day we will create sketches and paint in Acrylic. After coffee and introductions, we will go into Ashbourne and complete some quick drawings. You will start using small thumbnail sketches, learning how to choose your subject matter and simplify the panorama. This approach prevents you getting overwhelmed and we can use these sketches when we return…

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John Connolly ‘Dramatic Seascapes’

02 Oct @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
St John Street Gallery & Café, 50 St John Street
Ashbourne, Derbyshire DE6 1GH United Kingdom
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£80

Dramatic Seascapes: Students will produce their own paintings during the course. Students will learn to use a variety of techniques to create dramatic skies and seas showing a variety of weather conditions from calm sunny days with beautiful sunsets to stormy dramatic seas with waves crashing on Rocks. Students will learn how to paint foregrounds and beaches using a variety of painting techniques and the use of collage using a selection of found materials. Students will flick, throw and pour paint…

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