Painting weekends and painting classes

Painting weekends at JoeDaisy Studio

JoeDaisy Studio,
Dons Yard,
Mapledurham,
Berkshire
RG4 7TP
JoeDaisy painting weekends

Tel: 0118 9483155

email studio@joedaisy.co.uk

WEEKEND PAINTING COURSES

Saturday and Sunday painting. With all your professional art materials. Everyone has their own painting station with table, high stool, easel, brushes, paints etc in the studio and we aim to Bring Out The Artist in YOU!!

Upstairs the lounge has refreshments all day.

WE REALLY LOOK FORWARD TO SEEING YOU!!

 

Painting weekends at JoeDaisy Studio

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DATES 2017

30th Sept/1st Oct SORRY FULL

9/10th December click

DATES 2018

27/28th January 2018 click
3/4th March click
28/29th April click
30th June/1st July click
28/29th July click
18/19th August click
29/30th September click
3/4th November click
1/2nd December click

 

EXAMPLES OF STUDENTS' WORK ON ACRYLIC PAINTING WEEKENDS click

ALL ART MATERIALS ARE SUPPLIED on all courses

 

BEGIN ACRYLIC PAINTING with Cat Croxford

For COMPLETE BEGINNERS - we show you how to paint properly with acrylic paint. (You don't add water!!)

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 or two!! click for details

With Cat Croxford who was recently featured in 'New Artist' & 'Leisure Painter' Magazine. Cat has outstanding knowledge of acrylic paint. Including PROPER colour mixing on the canvas. She has outstanding technique and is a brilliant tutor. click

 

 

Begin acrylics painting weekend

DATES 2017

25/26th November SORRY FULL

 

DATES 2018

17/18th February click

14/15th April click

2/3rd June click

4/5th August click

20th October click

15/16th December click


EXAMPLES OF STUDENTS' WORK ON ABSTRACT PAINTING WEEKENDS click

 

BEGIN ABSTRACT PAINTING with Caroline Hulse

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!!

We are also going to 'Play' a little with paint click for details

With Caroline Hulse FRSA who is listed in the Public Catalogue and has paintings and prints in major public spaces, offces, hotels and restaurants.

 

DATES 2017

21/22nd Oct SORRY FULL

DATES 2018

13/14th January 2018 click

10/11th March click

26/27th May click

21/22nd July click

22/23rd September click

17/18th November click

EXAMPLES OF STUDENTS' WORK ON IMPRESSIONISM PAINTING WEEKENDS click

 

BEGIN IMPRESSIONISTIC PAINTING with Heather Miller

This painting weekend gives you the ability to get 'Your Own Style' because we are painting 'Impressionistically'

Your tutor shows you Great harmonious composition and then you talk colour, light and mark making.

Our professional way of painting in acrylic paint is exciting, rewarding and on this weekend you can go wild with colour and mark making! click for details

With Heather Miller. An outstanding tutor and painter. This is a testimonial!

I would like to say thank you for this wonderful weekend. It has been a real pleasure to be there. A big thank you to Heather who was wonderful, encouraging and helpful all the time. She was a brilliant tutor and made us all feel special. These two days with Heather were an eye opener for me and made me look at painting process in a bit different way.
 

DATES 2017

28/29th October SORRY FULL

DATES 2018

3/4th February click

12/13th May click

1/2nd September click

24/25th November click

 

EXAMPLES OF STUDENTS' WORK ON PORTRAIT PAINTING WEEKENDS click

 

BEGIN PORTRAITS IN ACRYLIC with Cat Croxford

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, tonal values, 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! click for details

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

Cat was also featured in New Artist Magazine in 2016 click

  Begin portraits in acrylic

DATES 2017

14/15th October click

 

BEGIN PAINTING WITH ACRYLIC ON PAPER with Cat Croxford

Learning the skills with acrylics on paper, a very different approach to painting on canvas and great for beginners and improves alike.  

We take you through the basics of how to use the acrylics. We tell you about composition and each student has a set of every colour in Amsterdam's range to use to create vivid, detailed and exciting works! This huge pack is yours to keep!

Paint alongside the tutor on Saturday, experimenting with the large range of colours and expressive brushstrokes, auditing all the skills needed in creating your own compositions on the Sunday.  

Frames for your works will also be available to allow you to take home completed professional paintings. click for details

With Cat Croxford click

Create a small charming art work! A great course for artists who like to work 'small' and to learn from Cat's incredible painting skills.

 

 

Acrylic on paper painting weekends

acrylica painting weekends on paper
Every students gets a 72 tube of every acrylic colour! TO KEEP!

DATES 2017

21/22nd October click

4/5th November click

 

DATES 2018

24/25th February click

21/22nd April click

19/20th May click

 

NEW COURSE 'PAINTING WITH CAT' for IMPROVERS

A very exceptional painting weekend as Cat is showing you how she paints in acrylics 'Paint with Cat Croxford'. A unique opportunity to discover the workings of a Professional Artist.

Painting landscapes in acrylic with Cat, she shows you her techniques step by step, including sessions on colour mixing, brush work and layering.  Learn to paint expressive compositions with complex colours and contrasts, capitalising on the drying properties of acrylic. Suitable for students with some acrylic painting knowledge & improvers. click

Painting with Cat acrylic landscape weekends

Cat's tuitional featured in Leisure Painter = August 2017 Issue

  Painting with Cat

DATES 2017

23/24th September click

4/5th November click

DATES 2018

24th March click

5/6TH May click

7/8th July click

8/9th September click

 

EXAMPLES OF STUDENTS' WORK ON OIL PAINTING WEEKENDS click

 

BEGIN OIL PAINTING with Caroline Hulse

A very exciting painting weekend = where we are exploring the qualities of oil paint.

We learn three basic oil painting techniques on the 1st day. Very important to use a PROCESS when oil painting. You don't just 'slap it on'!!

On the 2nd day (Sunday) you can bring along an image of something you want to paint click for details

Caroline has been an oil painter since the 1960's!! You can learn from her traditional training. Caroline is listed in the public catalogue alongside the greats (Hockney, Turner etc)

 

DATES 2017

2/3rd September SORRY FULL

18/19th November SORRY FULL

DATES 2018

31st March/1st April click

23/24th June 2018 click

27/28th October click

EXAMPLES OF STUDENTS' WORK ON OIL PORTRAIT PAINTING WEEKENDS click

 

BEGIN OIL PORTRAIT PAINTING with Cat Croxford

Cat is showing you how to paint portraits in oils.

Perhaps easier than using acrylic paint because oil paint blends so beautifully and is so perfect for portraits.

Wonderful blends from one tone to another - how to work the paint. Which brushes to use. Cat shows you everything and paints with you.. NO EXPERIENCE OF OIL PAINTING NECESSARY click for details

With Cat Croxford who was recently featured in New Artist magazine.

Get some real oil painting technique for portraits - the advantage of using oils over acrylics is the ability to 'blend' so beautifully with oils.

 

  Bgein oil portriat painting weekends

DATES 2017

ALL FOR BEGINNERS

16/17th September click

7/8th October (PEN AND WASH) click

11/12th November (Loosening Up) click

2/3rd December click

DATES 2018

20/21st January click
24/25th February click
17/18th March click
21/22nd April click
19/20th May click
16/17th June click
14/15th July click
15/16th September click
6/7th October click
10/11th November click
8/9th December click

 

 

BEGIN WATERCOLOUR with Liz Chaderton

Liz shows you how to approach the basics in painting in watercolour.

Liz shows you all sorts of watercolour painting techniques. How to use your brushes.

How to mix colour. How to use pen and wash. How to 'loosen up' etc click for details

With Liz Chaderton who has Watercolour Paintings in galleries throughout the UK and is represented in the USA

Liz has recently been featured in The Leisure Painter Magazine

  Begin watercolour painting weekends
    LONG COURSES    

DATES 2017

30thSept/1st Oct (working from photographs) click

28/29th October (working from concepts) click

11/12th November (analysis & understanding) click

2/3rd December (abstract painting on paper) click

 

 

SIX MONTH ABSTRACT PAINTING COURSE WITH CAROLINE HULSE = For Beginners or Improvers

A very Special Abstract Painting Course working alongside the History of Art.

Six weekends each with a specific topic. You go off with homework. These are professional training courses = EACH PAINTING WILL HAVE A CONCEPT, PLAN AND STRUCTURE.

Preparation drawings will be expected for every painting.

You can sign up individually for the the weekends or sign up for a 6 month painting course. click

You can come in on Thursdays to complete your month's programme. Caroline will assist and supervise.

With Caroline Hulse FRSA click for details

 

6 month abstract painting weekends

6 month abstract painting weekends

Everyone has their alloted studio space

Starts September 2017 CLICK  

TWELVE WEEK INTENSIVE COURSE with Caroline Hulse = For Beginners or Improvers

A complete intensive course to understand how to paint professionally. You have homework after every tutional. The weekly tuition is fortnightly = so you have time for the comprehensive homework!!

Week 1/2 = Composition. Week 3/4 = Understanding Line. Week 5/6 = Working with Colour. Week 7/8 = Concepts & Ideas. Week 9/10 = Your own Style. Week 11/12 = Your Drawing Journal and starting a series of 15 paintings.

We will work in acrylics, oils and watercolour and work with all genres, landscape, still life, abstract, impressionistic & portraits.

  6 week intnesive painting course

Every Tuesday

Every Thursday

 

WORKSHOPS Tuesdays with Caroline Hulse. Thursdays with Cat Croxford

Tuesday is 10-1.0 MORNING SESSION and AFTERNOON SESSION 1.30-4.30 = or you can do ALL DAY.

Everyone is painting what they choose. Much lovely chatter and group 'bonding'. Sometimes the group arrange outings to galleries etc.

Thursdays is with Cat Croxford and the emphasis is on Portraits & Landscapes. 10-1.0

All art materials are included but bring along your own canvas or paper = or buy from us. click

 

painting workshops at JoeDaisy Studio

A great painting of Charlotte's dog - by Charlotte = so good = we found a frame for it!

    PAINTING DAYS    

DATES WATERCOLOUR PAINTING DAYS 2017

6th Sept water SORRY FULL

18th Oct water click

6th Dec water click

 

A Great 'Taster' session - most of our students go on to take further weekends but if you just want a 'taster' day - we look forward to seeing you.

WATERCOLOUR PAINTING DAYS WITH LIZ CHADERTON

The watercolour painting days are a great introduction to painting in watercolour. Liz is an excellent tutor and very successful Professional Artist.

You do not have to bring anything - art materials, pinny, lunch and refreshments are all provided.

PLEASE NOTE - Painting days are for learning how to work paint

they are NOT for difficult/specific subjects like learning PORTRAITS OR ABSTRACTS

 
watercolour painting days

DATES ACRYLIC PAINTING DAYS 2017

Wednesday 11th Oct acrylics click

DATES 2018

SATURDAY 7th April click

SUNDAY 8th April click

SATURDAY 11th August click

SUNDAY 12th August click

SATURDAY 13th October click

SUNDAY 14th October click

 

ACRYLIC PAINTING DAYS ARE WITH CAROLINE HULSE FRSA OR CAT CROXFORD

Caroline or Cat teaches you how to work acrylic paint PROPERLY = you do NOT add water and YOU DO NOT mix colour on the palette but on the canvas!!

A TRULY exciting painting medium = especially when used professionally!

You do not have to bring anything - art materials, pinny, lunch and refreshments are all provided.

PLEASE NOTE - Painting days are for learning how to work paint hey are NOT for difficult/specific subjects like learning PORTRAITS OR ABSTRACTS

 
acrylic painting days

DATES OIL PAINTING DAYS

20th Sept Oil click

 

OIL PAINTING DAYS ARE WITH CAROLINE HULSE FRSA OR CAT CROXFORD

The really exciting classical medium of oils. You can do things with oil paint that no other painting medium can do.

Our oils are not 'smelly' = you do not have to use 'Turps' = modern oil painting techniques are safe, exciting and very rewarding.

PLEASE NOTE - Painting days are for learning how to work paint

they are NOT for difficult/specific subjects like learning PORTRAITS OR ABSTRACTS

 
oil painting days

JoeDaisy painting workshops
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