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Paint Like...Van Gogh

Learn some of Van Gogh's technique as we attempt a classic work of art

  • 6 British pounds
  • Online Session

Service Description

Van Gogh is today one of the most popular of the Post-Impressionist painters, although he was not widely appreciated during his lifetime. He is now famed for the great vitality of his works which are characterised by expressive and emotive use of brilliant colour and energetic application of paint. The traumas of his life, documented in his letters, have tended to dominate and distort modern perceptions of his art. Sat 13th Jan 3pm - The Sea at Les Saintes-Maries-de-la-Mer Sat 17th Feb 3pm - Wheatfield under Thunderclouds Sat 4th May 3pm - Chair In this gently guided session we'll try out some of the techniques that the great artists used to define their unique styles. We'll aim to replicate one of their classic works. We may choose a whole painting or a section to complete and you will enjoy an evening creating something similar to a great master! What do I need? We try to keep the requirements very simple to ensure the sessions are as accessible as possible ​ Acrylic Sessions (such as Paint Like...): Acrylic Paint - Primary Colours plus black and white (we will guide for colour mixing) Brushes - As a basic rule you will just need a range three or four different sized brushes, small, medium and large Brush examples (but not definitive) Flat Brush (1/2 inch or larger), Round Brush (No2 and No4 and No8) Canvas or Canvas Board or Cardboard (prepared with white paint) in terms of size, the choice is yours, but as a guide A4 paper size or bigger ​ Watercolour: Watercolour set that includes primary colours with black and white A range of brushes as above Watercolour paper or a thicker paper (to absorb the paint) ​ For both: You'll need a pot of water, a cloth and a smile! Tutor - Liddy graduated from Derby University in 2005 after gaining a BA Hons Degree in Illustration. She completed her PGCE before embarking on a 10 year secondary school art teaching career in Bedfordshire and Buckinghamshire. She is currently undertaking a course in the History of Art. Liddy left teaching to start her own business Something Less Boring in 2017 to bring art and sport to a wider audience Liddy lives in Buckinghamshire delivering art and creative drawing workshops as well as relaxing Sip & Paint evenings. She also produces contemporary abstract art and papercut work, undertaking commissions too.


Cancellation Policy

Cancellation Policy. Standard - Allows transfer or cancellation 10 days before the course/workshop start date. Flexible - Allows cancellation up to 10 days before or transfer up to 24 hours before course/workshop start date Note - this does not apply to online events, bookings can be transferred up to 24 hours before the event starts Should Covid restrictions prevent the course from running, a full refund or transfer will be offered. Please arrive 10 minutes before the course start time



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Contact Details

+ 07766502479

info@somethinglessboring.co.uk

Dairy Cottage 1 Manor Courtyard, Sherington, Newport Pagnell MK16 9PR, UK

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