JoeDaisy painting courses
JoeDaisy painting courses
JoeDaisy painting courses

Painting workshops with all art materials

PAINTING WORKSHOPS

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BEGIN ACRYLIC A great starter course, where your tutor paints with you.
You learn which professional art materials to use, how to use your brushes, how to paint in acrylics.

Simple composition, perspective, focal point. How to prepare your canvas and how to create a great product.

ACRYLIC BEGIN
STAGE 1

Acrylic painting classes

ABSTRACTS Abstract paintings is the highest form of art. Abstract means 'non objective' form - so much imagination, ideas or concepts are needed for this exciting course.

Caroline has abstract paintings in many important spaces. She is internationally renowned for her storytelling and abstract paintings. (Learn the 'secret' formula)

A truly rewarding form of art.

ACRYLIC BEGIN - ABSTRACTS
Abstract painting course

  • DATES 2014
  • 15/16th Nov SORRY FULL

BEGIN ACRYLIC - COLOUR Understanding how colour works.

Balance of Colour, how it makes you feel.

Colour Mixing etc etc For COMPLETE BEGINNERS.

A Fab course to help you understand how colour works

ACRYLIC BEGIN - COLOUR
STAGE 1


  • DATES
  • 18/19th October 2014 click

STORYTELLING This beginners acrylic painting weekend lets you explore drawing form and composition to create a really stunning and interesting painting

This weekend workshop is for students who want to invent their own composition. DO NOT WORRY we make it easy.

You should achieve stunning results and a wonderful unique painting.

ACRYLIC BEGIN - STORYTELLING

IMPROVE ACRYLIC Once you have mastered the basics of acrylic paint, we move you on to more advanced techniques. Acrylic paint is very versatile, exciting and interesting. We learn about what colours should go undercolours. How to work the weight of paint. Perfect blending. How to create texture and how to work the paint, wet or dry.
We are trying to get a really professional product and develop your style

ACRYLIC IMPROVE
STAGE 2

Acrylic painting weekends

  • DATES
  • 11/12th October 2014 click
 

 

BEGIN OILS We get the best out of oils by showing you how to work the paint, do the blend and how to prepare your canvas. Colour mixing is also important We show you the PROFESSIONAL way to paint with oils.
You must understand the 'blend' for a professional oil painting

BEGIN OILS
STAGE 1

begin oil painting clases

  • DATES 2014
  • 20/21st September 2014 click

IMPROVE OILS There are many ways to paint with oils. Fat over lean (Many layers of oil with turps, then linseed oil, then neat) This takes some time and not suitable for a 2 day course but if you have attended Stage 1 - you will have prepared a canvas for this Stage 2 course,
For this course (Stage 2) we are glazing, tonking and getting really confident.

IMPROVE OILS
STAGE 2
Improve oil painting classes

  • DATES 2014
  • 22/23RD November click
SIGN UP FOR ALL TWO STAGE OIL PAINTING COURSES AND GET A 10% DISCOUNT

BEGIN WATERCOLOUR A great STARTER course to understand how watercolour paints work. Learn about the brushes, the range of paints and the processes to use to create a good watercolour. We start simply and carefully - so you understand 'How to Make the Water Work'!

BEGIN WATERCOLOUR
STAGE 1

watercolour painting classes

  • DATES 2014
  • 27/28th September 2014 click

IMPROVE WATERCOLOUR Making the water 'work' is the basis of great watercolours. Drawing methods are taught. Understanding colour mixing, tones and proper layering. Along with the ranges of paper. We will paint on a variety of papers.

IMPROVE WATERCOLOUR
STAGE 2

Watercolour painting classes

  • DATES 2014
  • 26/27th July 2014 click
  • 25/26th October 2014 click
SIGN UP FOR ALL TWO STAGE WATERCOLOUR PAINTING COURSES AND GET A 10% DISCOUNT

BEGIN PORTRAIT PAINTING 1st Day We first of all understand the structure of the face and create pastel - /charcoal drawings. As well as a painting in oils

2nd Day. We learn how to mix flesh tone colours. Examples of portraiture. Paint a portrait using colour mixes. One of Cat's portrait students was shortlisted for the Portrait of the Year

PORTRAIT PAINTING
STAGE 1

Portrait Painting Classes

  • DATES 2014
  • 29/30th November 2014 click

IMPROVE PORTRAIT PAINTING Once you have mastered the basics of how to create a portrait you need to understand how to get emotion and expression into your portraits. If you want to be very good you also need to develop 'a style'Cat encourages you to experiment with colour and mark making on this portrait painting weekend. You MUSt know the basics to attend this course. The Canons and colour mixing

Cat will talk you through how to paint eyes, mouths, noses, eyebrows etc. BRING AN EXCELLENT PHOTOGRAPH with you - a good tonal photograph with great light.

IMPROVE PORTRAIT PAINTING
STAGE 2

Creative Portrait Painting

  • DATES 2014
  • 4/5th October click
SIGN UP FOR THE TWO STAGE PORTRAIT PAINTING COURSES AND GET A 10% DISCOUNT

distance learning painting courses

painting days

PAINTING DAY

PAINTING DAY
ALL LEVELS

How about painting for a day learning everything you need to know to paint "properly" in oils or acrylics.
Try us out for a day - most people then come on for a specific weekend
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"Thank you so much for yesterday’s class.  I found it invaluable from start to finish and have learnt an awful lot in a short space of time.Thanks again, you are a very inspiring lady." Kind Regards, Tony Collins

mid week workshops

MID WEEK WORKSHOPS

MID WEEK WORKSHOPS
FOR STUDENTS WHO HAVE ATTENDED ONE OF OUR COURSES

Every Wednesday and Thursday there are "workshops".

These days have no tuition but you can just come along and have guidance from the professional artists. click

6 week painting courses

6 WEEK INTENSIVE COURSE

6 WEEK COURSE
ALL LEVELS

This course is 1 day a week for 6 weeks.

The Course covers everything you need to know to become a Professional Artist starting with great composition and culminating in you starting a series of paintings. click for more

JoeDaisy Guest House

ACCOMMODATION

ACCOMMODATION IN OUR OWN GUEST HOUSE

A very different "Guest House" which feels more like your own home. (Not as if you are imposing in someone else's house!)Set in glorious countryside and only a few minutes drive from the Studio. click for more

WE REALLY LOOK FORWARD TO SEEING YOU!!

JoeDaisy Stduio Painting Courses
Copyright - Please note that all the courses along with the descriptions and wording on this web site have been ORIGINALLY written by JoeDaisy Studio - we note that some other providers are copying our terminology and descriptions. Joedaisy Studio are the originators of these courses and descriptions.

A TYPICAL WORKSHOP PROGRAMME  

1st Day

9.45am Arrive at Studio in Mapledurham, Berkshire. (Dons Yard, Mapleduram, RG4 7TP) (We pick you up if you come by train to Reading Station). We have a large car park at our studio.

Come up to the upstairs loungs and have a coffee, tea or water. Meet your fellow artists.

Your tutor welcomes you to the studio, explains the workshop and tells you about herself.

10.0am Choose your painting station downstairs in the studio. Everone has their own painting easel, table, high stool. Professional paints, professional brushes and canvases or paper. We take a maximum of 8 students per wokshop.

Your tutor is painting with you explaining how to prepare your canvas, how to use your brush, composition, tonal values and perspective. Or demonstrating on the Improvers' workshops. Everything is explained carefully.

Our Aim is to 'Bring out the Artist in You' - we DO NOT just paint and let you copy us. We motivate, inspire and teach originally.

12.30am Lunch in the upstairs lounge. A delicious fresh buffet with wine. (A glass of wine often helps you paint EVEN BETTER in the afternoon!)

1.0pm Back to painting - where we complete your 1st professional painting

4.30pm Talk to your tutor about what painting you want to do tomorrow. Bring in a photograph or drawing or ideas and concepts. Or do a still life we will set up in the studio. Prepare your canvas for tomorrow.

5.0pm Day Ends

You either go home or come to our Guest House and eat out with the group across the road at an excellent restaurant.

WE REALLY LOOK FORWARD TO SEEING YOU!!

2nd DAY

9.30am Arrive at 9.30 this morning. Your tutor will talk you through your perfect fine art composition. REMEMBER we do not impose our will on you but YOU develop your skills and talent.


The studio stands in the shadow of the historic Mapledurham House and a few seconds to the River Thames and famous watermill.

You are advised on the colours to use, the brush to use in each space. Your tutor will let you be as 'contemporary' or 'traditional' as you require. There are many ways to paint a painting so your tutor will help you make decisions.

Concepts, approach, style, technicalities etc are discussed depending on which workshop you are attending.

12.30am Lunch in the upstairs lounge. A delicious fresh buffet with wine. (A glass of wine often helps you paint EVEN BETTER in the afternoon!)

1.0pm Back to painting - where we complete your 2nd professional painting

3.30-4.0pm Day Ends

Your tutor is only there for you. She is NOT painting her own paintings but gives you constant attention and help. Every student is encouraged to 'Develop their Own Style'

We also offer email support after you have completed a workshop.