Painting Holidays in Keswick and around Derwentwater
The Lake District's spectacular scenery has been the inspiration for many artists over the years, Jane is a locally based Keswick artist who will guide you to her favourite beauty spots to see the real Lakeland. The locations are based close to the hotel and using either the local transport/ ferry and arriving on foot is a great way to get inspired before a days painting.
A typical day will begin about 10am with a walk or ferry ride to our location to sketch and paint. Lunch is taken on site or at one of the many delightful tearooms. The afternoon will be spent completing the mornings work or at a new location finishing the day around 4.30pm. With Indoor facilities, when the weather is not favourable Jane will demonstrate and work through all aspects of painting and painting techniques.Finishing the day with a evening meal and coffee in the relaxing lounge.
Staying at The Dalegarth Hotel in the pretty village of Portinscale, with many pinting locations just a short stroll away.The Dalegarth House offers high quality guest accommodation. All bedrooms are en suite and many rooms have superb views of the nearby lake, Derwentwater, and the surrounding Lakeland fells making this an ideal base for a relaxing painting holiday.
To reserve a place on a course, please email or Telephone Jane to check availability firstname.lastname@example.org for more details or to book a Painting Holiday
Learn to paint watercolours online at www.watercolourcourse.co.uk a unique course that will teach you many secrets and clever techniques.
Monday 8th to 11th April 2013 Price £395.00 Watercolours around Derwentwater
Course agenda Begins at 12 noon on Monday with a welcome meeting and discussion of painting locations etc followed by an afternoon of painting just a short walk away.
Two full days Tuesday and Wednesday will begin at 10am either using local transport or walking to our first location of the day a few hours spent capturing reflections beside Derwentwater or Borrowdale Valley, the afternoon spent painting either on location or back at the Dalegarth finishing around 4.30pm.
Thursday starts around 10am painting at a nearby beauty spot and finishing the course about 2pm.
For more details and to reserve a place email Jane.
The Weekend Workshops in Keswick,Lake District
This indoor based watercolour workshop is designed for all abilities including beginners. The course is based on small groups who want to develop their painting skills and learn new techniques. Working with the students, Jane will demonstrate and work through a number of subjects to create a finished painting. The course is based at Millbeck Hall within ten minutes from Keswick, with the day starting at 10.30am and finishing around 4.00pm.
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Beginners Watercolours Weekend
A two day workshop aimed at Beginners or students who would like to learn how to paint in Watercolours, easy step by step demonstrations in a small group environment, wet in wet, colour mixing and many handy tips to paint a landscape picture. Indoor based
Price includes Tea and Coffee throughout the day from 10.30am to 4pm