This day course looks at the Suffolk painters John Constable and Alfred Munnings. It will look at the influence of Suffolk on their art and how this places their work within art of their period and further into the 21st century.

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Whilst looking at some of their contemporaries, we will try to answer the question what influence, if any, they had on them. We will also look at Constable’s and Munnings’s lasting influence on modern artists.

Consequently, the artworks examined come from many different periods and genres. For example, those of Maggi Hambling, whose depictions of landscapes and seascapes could be argued as being in the tradition of Constable. Also, British impressionist Philip Wilson Steer, who was influenced by the Impressionists.

Throughout the day, women artists will not be ignored.

About the Tutor

Sue Pownall

Sue Pownall is an international exhibiting artist producing commissioned drawings and paintings for private collectors.
Moreover, she is an illustrator. Clients include the National Trust and Gemelli Press. Sue works as an art tutor and has been giving courses and talks on art appreciation since 2015.

Sue’s art is filled with nature and expressed in watercolour and ink with the natural world and gardens being recurring themes. While realistic in nature, her work represents an interpretation of what she sees.

Explore our range of art history courses hosted by our engaging tutors and learn from their expertise and skills. Our art courses are a chance to meet like-minded people, a chance to unwind from everyday life and a great opportunity to experience the UK’s glorious countryside surrounding our field centres.

What's Included

  • Expert Tuition
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Hot and Cold Drinks

Before You Attend

What to Bring

Nothing is required, but a pen and pencil may be useful to make your own notes.
Refreshments are included, but please bring lunch with you.

Opportunities to attend this course

This course is not currently available to book. Dates will follow soon.

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