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Field Studies Council: Bringing Environmental Understanding to All

Painting the Landscape-Reflections of Shropshire

  • Location: Preston Montford
  • Tutor: Linda Hollingshead
  • Dates: Monday 22 July 2019 to Friday 26 July 2019
  • Times: 06:00 PM - 04:00 PM
  • Level: Open for Everyone
  • RESIDENT(SOLE OCCUPANCY): £500
  • RESIDENT(SHARED ROOM): £455
  • NON-RESIDENT: £405

On this exciting painting course using the medium of your choice, watercolour, gouache, acrylic, line and wash, pastel, oil or mixed-media. Discover how to connect with the landscape and through a selection process paint in an expressive manner bringing variety and interest to your work. Whatever your painting style, realistic, expressionistic or abstract, acquire tips for how to simplify and improve your method of painting. We cover handling the paint, creating texture, colour mixing, working with a limited palette, collage, plus a variety of painting techniques and brush handling. Alongside which we cover the fundamental aspects for creating a successful painting which including strong composition, centre of interest, simplifying and selecting what to include. Discover tips for strong composition and tonal dynamics to create art with impact. This course is packed with information to take home and all painting abilities are welcome. Painting demonstrations and individual guidance will be given throughout. There is a studio at the field studies centre for evening sessions and finishing off work. Do come along paint and have fun with like-minded people within a friendly and enjoyable group. Linda has a lifetime of painting experience and known for her popular courses and workshops. Painting in all mediums she creates colourful uplifting artwork inspired by her travels, the land and ocean.

Linda Hollingshead is an international award winning professional artist who runs dynamic painting courses, well known for her enthusiasm and encouraging manner. With a lifetime of painting experience Linda shows practical ways to help you bring the best out in your painting. Bringing her in-depth knowledge and mastery of different media she demonstrates ways to try something new in easy steps and as an expert on colour she shows how to use colour most successfully in your art. As a leading painting demonstrator/trainer for a leading art materials company Linda knows just the right tools for the job! Linda paints from an emotional response to the landscape and sea creating expressionistic colourful uplifting paintings capturing the essence of a place. Selling and exhibiting and working to commission online, in the UK and abroad. www.lindahollingshead.co.uk

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RESIDENT(SOLE OCCUPANCY) : £500


RESIDENT(SHARED ROOM) : £455


NON-RESIDENT : £405


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