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One day Workshops

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Friday 3rd April 2020

Figures in a Setting

Acrylics & Oils. All abilities

Figures on a beach, street scenes to landscapes and more...we will focus on figures that are not necessarily the biggest part of the painting, but they are there...


Many people shy away from putting figures in their paintings, but with some simple tricks and tips you'll be painting figures in no time!


They add scale, a sense of place and a story and make a great addition to so many paintings.

Amongst the usual painting principles we will look at:

  • How to paint and construct figures at variety of scales

  • Dos & Donts

  • Where to add figures, where to place them and how to make the most of them in your composition

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£70 per person

£10 extra for materials if needed

10am - 4pm 

Church House in Alcester, Warwickshire. B49 5AL 

Small group of 8 students

Materials needed: Just your usual painting gear and colours you feel comfortable with. A selection of boards, canvas or paper depending on your preference.


I am happy to advise further so please feel free to email or call at the details below.

Friendly but productive and focused atmosphere.

Plenty of one on one tuition. We can really focus in on the individual needs of each student, and what they are hoping to achieve.

There will the odd quick demo to illustrate some good basics. Then during one on one time we can look at any specifics that will benefit each individual student.  


These days are not tutored to the same extent as other workshops as I am painting myself...however I am on hand always and will be wandering around to give advice and tuition as needed.

Bring your own lunch. Drinks & biscuits provided.

To book your spot please fill in the form below or contact at these details:

07980 611 267

Full payment due on booking to secure place.  BACS or cheque, details will follow with confirmation email.

Thank you. I will be in touch to confirm and with further details.

Figures in a Setting Booking
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