28 November 2020
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Who is this class suitable for?
Suitable for complete beginners or anyone just needing a creative ‘jumpstart’ welcome.
What will be covered in the class?
Join artist tutor Julia Roach on this one day course exploring acrylics and inks. Students will focus on a variety of techniques including dry brush, glazing, stippling, washes, and impasto. A series of colourful paint studies will be created over the day, as you get to grips with this versatile medium. Topics will vary but all will lead to one final large piece at the end of the day.
What will I need ro bring?
You will need to bring one household paintbrush, rags and old cloths, newspaper. You will need to bring 3 objects, one predominantly yellow, one predominantly blue, and one predominantly red. They can be as random as you like.
Art Studio, The art studio is situated at the top of a flight of stairs. Tools are all light and accessible. Work benches are not currently height adjustable.
Julia Roach is an established visual artist and facilitator whose practice is primarily focused on experimenting with mixed media, graphite and inks. Julia’s work often features collected and found objects. Drawing is intrinsic part of her creative process and my approach is predominantly figurative incorporating colour and exploring a variety of mark making approaches. Julia holds a BA in Painting from Canterbury College of Art and an MFA from Newcastle University.