Saturday 10th February 2024 In-Person Watercolour Workshop at Compton, Surrey
Only £45.00 – all materials included
Sherwood Forest & The Famous Major Oak with Fallen Silver Birch in A Stunning Winter Setting in Watercolours
Famous for many years the Major Oak has become a symbol for Sherwood Forest, let Matthew show you how to capture it in all it’s glory standing in the forest surrounded by other trees and a fallen silver birch.
This painting uses a variety of techniques, developed by Matthew, which will help to further improve your watercolour skills, suitable for beginners and more experienced painters.
(Note: pre drawn 100% cotton paper is available, so no drawing required. This is optional)
10:00 – 4:00pm (arrival from 9:45am)
Materials provided (if required)
Held at COMPTON VILLAGE HALL, THE STREET, COMPTON, GUILDFORD, SURREY, GU3 1EG. (DIRECTIONS CLICK HERE)
PARKING: is in the Layby, directally outside the hall, or on the pavement. Compton has lots of street parking, a good place is near the red phone box…. You can also park on the wide pavement in front of the hall. There is a large car park at the rear of the church as well (this is 5 min walk away from the centre).
All detail shown on large HD video screen
cake, Biscuits, Tea and Coffee are provided.
Please fell free to bring any other lunch you may require, there is a Pub next door to the hall
£45.00 FOR THE WHOLE DAY
£10.00 DEPOSIT REQUIRED UPON BOOKING (PAYABLE BELOW)
BASIC EQUIPMENT LIST: A sheet of watercolour paper, ideally stuck to a board with masking tape. Matthew will use large size paper but 1/4 imperial size (11″x15″), Not or Rough surface 140lb/300gsm is fine. PAPER AVAILABLE ON THE DAY
Matthews full range of paints but you can do the scene with ONLY 3 colours,Primary Colours: 1- Natural Blue (or french ultramarine blue or cobalt blue) 2- Natural Red (or alizarin crimson or rose madder) 3- Natural yellow light (or cadmium yellow light or aureolin)
ONLY 3 brushes needed: 1- a large brush (size 14, 16 or 20 round or a 1″ flat) 2- a medium brush (size 10 or 12 round) 3- a small brush (size 4, 5 or 6 round). (An Optional 4th brush) a rigger brush or a Matthew Palmer Branch & Detail Brush (not necessary but will make the detail a tad easier)
Remember you can loan materials from Matthew on the day.
Discounted materials are available to buy on the day.
£10.00 DEPOSIT REQUIRED (£35.00 Balance payable on the day)