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Kara Strachan The Art Loft Workshops September to December 2018

For bookings and availability please contact Kara


Wed 5th September 10am-4pm ‘Rudbeckia’ – £58

-       Discover how to paint using acrylic, dry and thick, with sponges and cloths, removing paint to create soft lights and darks.

-       Create the suggestion of flower heads with different forms of mark making.

Sat 22nd September 10am-4pm ‘Tide Coming In’ – £60

-       Encourage you to think about vanishing points and horizons in your artwork.

-       Challenge you with underpainting and over layering, mirroring all that is in your sky in your sandy wet Beachscape. Mixing warm and cool tones in your paint to create perspective.

Wed 26th September 10am-4pm ‘Water, Ripples and Rocks’ – £58

-       Create textures in the surf with sponging, flicking and brushwork.

-       Challenge you with underpainting and over layering.

-       Create rock formations using different techniques.

Wed 10th October 10am-4pm ‘Atmospheric Landscapes and Cornfields’ – £58

-       Interpret in acrylics the vibrant, varied colours of cornfields and landscapes.

-       Create an atmospheric sky with the suggestion of trees on the horizon.

Wed 24th October 10am-4pm ‘Waves’ – £60

-       Work large, loose and free to interpret movement and depth in a huge breaking wave.

-       Create textures in the surf with sponging, flicking and brushwork.

Wed 31st October 10am-4pm ‘Early Morning Autumn Woodland Walks’ – £58

-       Work very dry to create atmosphere and movement with lights and darks of tree branches in the background. Adding and taking paint off the canvas to produce softer qualities.

-       Describe, with paint dappled pathways in the Autumn sunlight.

Wed 7th November 10am-4pm ‘Watching the Tide’ - £60

-       Work loose and free to interpret movement and depth in an incoming tide.

-       Suggest breaks in the waves and the transparency of the water.

-       Create textures in the surf with sponging, flicking and brushwork.