Oil Painting One Day Workshops No Experience Necessary!!

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A selection of a few of the paintings taught on the one-day workshops…..

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Have you ever wished you could paint and not sure
where to begin?

YOU’LL BE AMAZED WITH WHAT YOU CAN CREATE IN A DAY!!

An exciting, creative and fun year ahead and hope to see some new faces next year! Unleashing a creative talent is so much fun and the classes are designed to be friendly, creative and welcoming. 

Join a fun and friedly class to create an oil painting on a 16×20 canvas in just one day. The art class is a simple step-by-step demonstration of a wet-on-wet oil painting technique, so you learn as you go. The class is designed for all ages and abilities – absolute beginners to more experienced

Either Choose 1 day or treat yourself to a full weekend of painting! All paints, materials, easels, brushes included, together with a

FREE 16″ x 20″ CANVAS TO CREATE YOUR MASTERPIECE ON!

Just wear some clothes that you don’t mind getting paint on and bring along a happy smile!! (lunch not provided).Places are limited, so apply early to avoid disappointment.

For further information, a registration form, or just to be kept informed of future workshops, please complete the contact form at the foot of this page.

Programme for 2019 – Current Workshops include….

Apply early as spaces are limited to a maximum of 10 people…..

Embleton Village Hall, Near Cockermouth, Cumbria

 

14th and 15th September

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12th and 13th October

 

9th and 10th November

 

Grange-Over-Sands, Cumbria 

Enquire about other dates for workshops in Grange-Over-Sands, as these workshops are often held on request and the groups are a maximum of 4 people

NOTE….. Grange is currently limited to 4 people, so apply early to avoid disappointment!

An array of the differing paintings are taught in a smaller group size and are held as and when people ask! So go ahead, if you and a couple of friends wish to try one of the paintings, then let me know which day / days suit you and which painting / paintings you would prefer to paint and we will see what can be arranged. Mid week and weekend days considered….

HOW TO BOOK ON A WORKSHOP:  Just fill out the form below, letting me know which days interest you and to check a space is available and then payment can be made by paypal, bank transfer or cheque. Workshops are currently held at Embleton, near Cockermouth, Cumbria and Grange-over-Sands (South Cumbria)

Workshop Numbers: Numbers are limited to either 8 or 10 creative individuals per Workshop, so apply early to avoid disappointment.

COST: the cost of a Workshop is £65 for a full day’s tuition (9.30am – 4.30pm), with all materials being supplied, including a 16″ x 20″ canvas. All you need to bring along is some enthusiasm, a happy smile and lunch. Discounts are available if you wish to attend a 2-day weekend Workshop (£120 for 2-days or £180 for 3 consecutive days), as different paintings are taught each day.

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PRIVATE CLASSES: Alternatively, if you have a venue and would like a class for a private group (max 10 people), then contact me to discuss details and cost. Or if you would like 1:1 tuition..

ACCOMMODATION: Special discounted rates for B&B have been agreed for a 2-night stay with the Embleton Spa Hotel http://www.embletonspa.co.uk (2mins walk away from Embleton Village Hall), for those attending the Workshops.  Please get in touch if you require further information and to take advantage of their offers.

VENUES:

Embleton Village Hall, near Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9XU – plenty of car parking outside the venue. Travelling in an easterly direction on the A66, Embleton Village hall is located approximately 3 miles east of Cockermouth just off the A66, signposted Embleton Spa Hotel

Grage-over-Sands – plenty of car parking outside the venue, though spaces limited strictly to 4 people. The workshops here are run on demand – so please ask!!

Higham Hall, Bassenthwaite Lake near Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH- to view details of one-day Workshops and 2-day residential at Higham Hall click here. To Book, contact Higham Hall directly on tel: +44 (0) 17687 76276 alternatively email them on Email: admin@highamhall.com

 

 

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A few comments from ‘happy painters’ who have attended the workshops:

“I so enjoyed your classes and look forward very much to seeing you again Carol.   I know that from speaking with the others we all came away feeling we had achieved a lot and received so much praise from our families and friends.  This was all down to you – you truly are such an inspiration to all you meet – you have the gift my friend, and of course your patience is thy virtue, with all those students wanting your attention, I don’t know how I would of handled that myself!!”

“Thank you so much for all your guidance and support this weekend. Never thought I could achieve so much in 3 days. I am so grateful to you for sharing all your experience with us Carol”

“Thank you for such a fab day,  I turned up with very little confidence and went home thinking I was Picasso! Really enjoyed the day and what a fantastic group of people”

“Thank you for a great weekend Carol, I’m sure I write for everyone. New paintings, new techniques, new friends made”

“Thank you again for today,  Lynn and I are both still mesmerised with our paintings”

“I had a great time and I was over the moon with what I achieved”

“Just to say how much I enjoyed the class on Saturday, can’t believe I managed to produce a painting just like that!”

“Really enjoyed the two day course.  I came back re enthused.  Thanks for taking the time to explain the techniques I really enjoyed it.  As for my course mates – what a nice bunch of people”

“Thanks again for today we had a brilliant time! My mum was so impressed by the painting she was wondering if there was a space available for her to attend?”

“Just a little note to say ‘thankyou’ for a wonderful day on Monday.  It was excellent tuition, pitched just at the right level and a pleasure to experience a different discipline in painting.  It has inspired me to have a further go and it was nice to meet new people”

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