Category Archives: Workshops

Gary Cook Workshop

Plein Air Watercolour Painting with Gary Cook ASGFA
16 – 17 May
Day 1   It was apple blossom time in the orchard outside Hadspen village hall, and  after a slide show tutorial the group spent the day outdoors painting under Gary’s guidance.
Day 2  was wet so Gary set large colour prints on the walls and used demonstrations to guide the group with many tips from colour choice to using salt crystals.
He was a sensitive and thoughtful tutor showing the group exactly how to capture the light, as promised.  The final show of work was very impressive.


ANTHONY CONNOLLY WORKSHOP Thurs and Fri 20th-21st September

Ten of us gathered at Hadspen Village Hall where we had two days under the excellent guidance of Anthony Connolly drawing and painting portraits of two wonderful models who turned out to be brother and sister.  Having the opportunity to do sustained work under such a teacher with such models really is a pleasure and a great opportunity and for me personally, an inspiration. Continue reading ANTHONY CONNOLLY WORKSHOP Thurs and Fri 20th-21st September

Painting Course with David Cuthbert at Dillington. 2-4 Feb

“Telling tales in pictures”  A painting course with David Cuthbert.
This course to be held
at Dillington House  (near Ilminster) from Fri 2nd to Sun 4th February.

Finding a way to use memory, and to get imagination going – with reference to Goya, Picasso, Beckman, Kitaj, and Hockney.

 Using drawing, collage, and mixed media.
Prices : resident £321    Non resident 215  

To find out more and book a place call
Dillington House    01460  258648

Sue Edwards