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Field Studies Council: Bringing Environmental Understanding to All

Develop Your Watercolours from Sketches and Photographs

  • Location: Blencathra
  • Tutor: Alan Goodall
  • Dates: Monday 02 September 2019 to Friday 06 September 2019
  • Level: Intermediate
  • RESIDENT(SOLE OCCUPANCY): £400
  • RESIDENT(SHARED ROOM): £360
  • NON-RESIDENT: £300

This course is now historical and therefore no bookings can be taken. Explore our current programme of courses here

This course is aimed at artists with some previous experience in watercolour painting. Your tutor will encourage you to develop your own finished paintings, utilising new ideas and techniques, working from sketches and photographs gathered on location. The Lake District provides a wonderful opportunity to explore ideas, sketch and paint on location and develop your overall watercolour vocabulary. A mixture of well selected locations will provide a wide variety of subject matter. Working both outdoors and indoors, help, advice and encouragement will be offered to build confidence in watercolour landscape drawing and painting. Tuition and painting sessions will help you achieve fresher and more spontaneous results. Evening sessions will include workshop-type exercises together with opportunities to work on your daytime sketches and paintings guided by your tutor. Some non-strenuous walking may be required to access some favourite painting locations.

Alan Goodall was born and lives in West Yorkshire. He is well known amongst the art community. Following a career in interior design, he has built up an excellent reputation for his expertise in the technique of watercolour painting. Self-taught Alan has exhibited widely, including numerous shows for the British Watercolour Society in Ilkley. His work has been published as fine art prints and greetings cards. He is a full member of the British Watercolour Society and an elected Fellow of the International Guild of Artists. Alan is a Professional Associate of the Society of All Artists and he has tutored painting holidays in the Lake District for the last 15 years.

This course is now historical and therefore no bookings can be taken.

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