26 - 28 May 2018 Open Studio Weekend My studio will be open to the public as usual for the annual Derbyshire Open Arts and Belper Open Studios weekend. 10am - 5pm each day The Oldknow Studio, Pinewood Road, Belper, Derbyshire, DE56 2TS
29 May 2018 'Sketching and Drawing' small group workshop 10am-4pm, £100 per person, including all materials, a light lunch and hot/cold refreshments Working from life and from photographs, this workshop offers a fun and informative grounding in the essential foundations of all artistic expression, sketching and drawing. We will look at capturing the essence of the subject, mark-making techniques and developing paintings from drawings.
1 June 2018 'Expressive Watercolours' small group workshop 10am-4pm, £100 per person, including a light lunch and hot/cold refreshments Working from life and from photographs, this workshop builds on the basics of watercolour painting, looking at how a finishes painting is completed, including adding the important finishing touches, without overworking it, and creating effective backgrounds and picture composition.