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WORKSHOPS

One Day Art Workshops in Wiltshire, at Atworth Village Hall, Bath Road, Atworth, The workshops are all inclusive of refreshments and materials but you will need to bring a packed lunch.


From January 2018 a £10 non refundable deposit is needed when booking each workshop to cover materials bought and preparation costs in case of late cancellations and non attendance on the day. A balance of £25 will be due on the day

24th February, 2018—HOW TO DRAW REALISTIC FIGURES—10-3.30pm at Atworth Village Hall.
In this workshop we will be learning how to draw figures in proportion for future sketching or paintings. We look at how to get the overall scale correct before drawing figures in different positions including sitting. Using black pastels we will also be drawing a rough
figure to get the idea of movement in a picture. All materials, refreshments and handouts will be supplied, but please bring lunch. The cost is £35. - --------SORRY, THIS WORKSHOP IS NOW FULL :-)

24th March, - 2018—HOW TO BE CREATIVE WITH YOUR PAINTINGS—10-3.30pm at
Atworth Village Hall
We will look at getting away from the traditional representational approach to art, where we try to copy exactly what ever is in front of us. Using acrylic paints on canvas and paper we will look at how to break out of the rut and explore colour, imagination and creativity within our paintings. All materials, refreshments and handouts will be supplied, but please bring lunch. The cost is £35.

21st April - - WATERCOLOUR LANDSCAPES, TIPS AND TECHNIQUES - 10-3.30pm at
Atworth Village Hall
Landscapes are a favourite subject for many watercolourists, and today we will explore balance, perspective, tone, shape and colour to build two different views. We will look at how to get different moods in your painting from mist, rain and lots more. We will look at clouds and water too. Everything that you need to paint a watercolour landscape!
All materials, refreshments and handouts will be supplied, but please bring lunch. The cost is £35.

26th May - HOW TO PAINT BIG CATS IN ACRYLICS - 10-3.30pm at
Atworth Village Hall
In this workshop we will be painting a large picture of a Big Cat from a choice of 3. After practicing painting fur, mixing the correct colours and getting the features right, we will start our picture. Step by Step I will also show you how to get depth into the face to add realism.
All materials, refreshments and handouts will be supplied, but please bring lunch. The cost is £35.

23rd June- HOW TO USE A SKETCH BOOK, GETTING THE BEST FROM YOUR DRAWINGS. (This is a repeat of last year`s workshop)
This workshop will help you to understand sketchbooks and the interesting ways that you can use them. From different types of books to different sketching materials, we will explore getting the best from our visual diaries. They are very portable and can be used in many situations including drawing outdoors, en plein air, as they say! Sketching different images, we will be looking at the best way to record favourite scenes and objects.
All materials, refreshments and handouts will be supplied, but please bring lunch. The cost is £35.

PLEASE CONTACT ME FOR MORE DETAILS, THROUGH THE CONTACT PAGE or maggiebartist@hotmail.co.uk