JoeDaisy painting courses

JoeDaisy Studio, Dons Yard, Mapledurham, Berkshire RG4 7TP email studio@joedaisy.co.uk


 

WEEKEND PAINTING COURSES

Tel: 0118 9483155 - Sunday to Sunday 9.0am-6.0pm


BEGIN ACRYLIC PAINTING WEEKENDS


STAGE 1 - BEGIN ACRYLIC CONTEMPORARY PAINTING

Begin acrylic contemporary painting

A REALLY brilliant STARTER course.

For COMPLETE BEGINNERS - we show you how to paint properly with acrylic paint.

Your tutor paints with you and shows you how to: prepare your canvas. How to draw out. How hold your brush. Which brush to use. The marks to make. How to get tone, colour balance and perspective.

How to use acrylic paint professionally. Usually EVERYONE takes home a Masterpiece!!

ALL ART MATERIALS ARE SUPPLIED on all courses

DATES 2014

6/7th December click

 

DATES 2015

7/8th February 2015 click

11/12th April click


STAGE 1 - BEGIN ACRYLIC
ABSTRACT PAINTING

Begin acrylic painting abstracts

A GREAT weekend course to understand how to compile a stunning abstract painting.

Your tutor paints with you and shows you how to get ideas for abstracts. Shows you the 'secret' formula. Shows you how to work the paint.

Talk about 'energy' and the importance of perfect composition. Mark making, depth and length of line. How colour works etc etc!!

A real fun, exciting and explorative weekend! You will be 'Hooked' on abstracts and never be at a loss of 'what to paint'!

DATES 2015

21/22nd February click

STAGE 1 - BEGIN ACRYLIC IMPRESSIONISTIC PAINTING

Begin impressionistic acrylic painting

We all know the 'Impressionists' got a great look and a unique style.

Your tutor paints with you and shows you how to 'get an impression' of something.

Colour balance is important, mark making, tonal values (dark, medium and light areas)

We really explore paint, marks and colour and get YOU LOOKING at how to 'reduce' line to an impression.

This course really starts you looking at how you can develop your own style

DATES 2015

21/22nd March click


STAGE 1 - BEGIN ACRYLIC
PORTRAIT PAINTING

Begin Portrait Painting

Cat is, we are told, by many students, the best Portrait tutor around.

She carefully explains EVERYTHING from the proportions' of the face, to colour mixing, shadows, how to paint eyes, mouth and noses

Cat paints with you BUT do not be afraid she is the funniest, nicest tutor you could find!! AND she can paint anything - challenge her and you will be amazed!

Cat is SO brilliant that one of her students was selected for the Portrait Artist of the Year!

DATES 2014

29/30th November click

DATES 2015

7/8th March click

IMPROVE ACRYLIC PAINTING WEEKENDS

STAGE 2 - IMPROVE ACRYLIC PORTRAIT PAINTING

Improve portrait painting

You will 'have the portrait bug' after Cat's 1st painting stage. So keep it going by coming to:

STAGE 2 - Improve your portrait painting in acrylic paint

Now you know the basics of the proportions of the face, the shading, the colour mixing, Cat moves you onto 'Creative' portraiture.

Expression of the face, in the eyes, the mouth. How to paint teeth, hair etc etc

Portraits are at their best when they have some original style

DATES 2015

4/5th April click

STAGE 2 - IMPROVE ACRYLIC CONTEMPORARY PAINTING

Imporve acrylic painting

STAGE 2 - contemporary acrylic painting. There is so much versatility with acrylic paint. Plus so much to learn.

Acrylic paint is an exciting medium. We show you how to layer, glaze, which colours go under which colour.

A good painting is a lot of layers and NOT thick paint!

We can show you how to move your acrylic painting on to a very professional and exciting product.

Create an even more exciting painting for your home!

DATES 2015

BEGIN OIL PAINTING WEEKENDS


STAGE 1 - BEGIN
OIL PAINTING

Begin still life oil painting

A WONDERFUL and concise oil painting weekend for Beginners.

Oil painting is about the 'blend' - this is the speciality of oil paint - its ability to blend from one colour to another. Tricky but well worth mastering the technique.

We show you how. With fun, excitement and great results!

There is nothing more satisfying than a PROPER well blended oil painting

DATES 2015

STAGE 1 - BEGIN OIL
PORTRAIT PAINTING

Cat is showing you how to paint portraits in oils.

This is as very different technique to painting in acrylics.

Wonderful blends from one tone to another - how to work the paint. Which brushes to use. Cat shows you everything and paints with you.

Get some real oil painting technique for portraits

DATES 2015

14/15th February click

30/31st May click

     
WATERCOLOUR PAINTING WEEKENDS


STAGE 1 - BEGIN WATERCOLOUR PAINTING

Begin watercolour painting

We have a very exclusive watercolour painting weekend, where we show HOW TO MAKE THE WATER WORK.

This watercolour painting weekend is much easier than trying to follow any books and everyone on this course has raved about the method we use - which is exclusive to us and follows in the footsteps of JMW Turner.

We also teach you a little DRAWING

Students who have been painting in watercolour for years have been astounded at this course!

DATES 2015

24/25th January click

STAGE 2 - IMPROVE/CREATIVE WATERCOLOUR PAINTING

Imporve/Creative watercolour painting

The more you paint in watercolour - the better you become.

We learn a little about the ways to draw.

This weekend loosens you up a little and we learn how to get stunning creative watercolours.

We paint BIG and medium and small. Understanding brushes, paints and how the water works!!

We're also doing to some pen and ink work

YES! You can almost be 'abstract' with watercolour - let us show you how!


DATES 2015

14/15th March SORRY THIS COURSE IS FULL


PAINTING DAYS    
Painting days

A Painting Day starts at 10.0am and finishes at 4.0pm with lunch included.

All your art materials are included

These days are a sort of 'Taster' day. Instruction on composition (essential), tonal values (essential) mark making (essential) colour balance - all essential stuff!

Choose your medium.

An affordable day to create a masterpiece, learn some painting and explore what we have to offer.

DATES 2015

28th Jan Watercolour click

4th Feb Acrylic click
18th Feb Oil click

4th March Watercolour click
25th March Acrylic click

15th April Oil click
29th April Watercolour click

14th May Acrylic click
28th May Oil click

THE CLUB    

Every Tuesday Morning. The 'Club' is a social relaxed group - We paint in oils, acrylics & watercolour.We envisage this great group of people talking at once, laughing a lot and sometimes imparting great words of wisdom!. We will take trips to art galleries, possibly attend worthy discussions at the RSA and do anything really interesting that turns up!

Only 8 places at present.

Every Tuesday Morning click

6 WEEK COURSE
   
6 week painting course

6 WEEK INTENSIVE COURSES - NON RESIDENTIAL - 1 DAY A WEEK

1 day a week for 6 weeks

We start from the beginning learning composition, tonal values, colour, concepts, paint techniques, mood boards, creating a series of paintings etc etc.

Homework is given and ALL YOUR ART MATERIALS ARE PROVIDED.

WEDNESDAYS click

SUMMER 2015 HOLIDAY
   

WOW - Have we got a sensational painting week for you!!

VENUE - North Devon - 14 acres of land to explore - a 17th Century farmhouse to eat and stay in. Trips to other villages.

PLUS a studio in which to paint

PLUS Cat & Caroline teaching you how to paint

PLUS you can paint in watercolour or acrylics.

Everyone has their own room and en suite bathroom. Breakfast and Dinner at the Farmhouse.

ALL ART MATERIALS SUPPLIED

DATES 18-24th July 2015

sorry full!!

I can offer a 'subs' list in case anyone drops out!

email for price and full details studio@joedaisy.co.uk


JOEDAISY DISTANCE LEARNING


6 Month Painting in
Abstracts Course
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Abstract Painting course online


6 Month Painting in
Watercolour Course
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Watercolour distance learning

6 Month Painting in
Oils Course
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Oils online


6 Month Painting in
Acrylic Course
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Acylic painting online




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