Paint an Impressionistic Seascape in a Day

Friday 18 August
10am – 5pm
Venue: artsmart Studio Thame
Tutor: Ali Cockrean
Cost: £49

Impressionistic seascapes in a day – Thame, Ali Cockrean, 18/8

Why not book Ali’s other two workshops, making a three day Acrylic workshop? All three would work as a series or any combination would be compatible.

Learn the important elements necessary to achieve a more impressionistic style.  Expressionist landscape painter Ali Cockrean will take you through the process of creating an impressionist seascape using acrylics.  Ali will look at all aspects including surfaces, colour mixing, composition, tone and technique using a variety of different tools. Suitable for all levels.
Materials you should bring: Painting apron/old shirt to protect your clothes, 2 old jam jars for water, rags or roll of paper towel for cleaning brushes/palette knives/hands, disposable palette pad (or white enamel or ceramic dinner plates) for mixing paint. Artists Palette Knives (2 x trowel shape are best), a couple of scouring sponges – available in all supermarkets (usually in packs of 2 or 6) with scouring pad on one side and sponge on the other, a pair of scissors.
Acrylic paints – (Daler Rowney System 3 or Windsor and Newton Galeria are the recommended student quality brands) Colours required: Titanium White, Cadmium Red (Medium hue), Cadmium Yellow (Medium hue), Ultramarine Blue, Burnt Umber, Phthalo Turquoise (DR) or Deep Turquoise (W&N), Purple (DR) or Permanent Magenta (W&N)
Brushes – Bring a couple of brushes suitable for acrylic paint. One short flat and one round shape both medium size would be ideal.
Surfaces – A4/A3 pad of primed paper/canvas suitable for acrylic paint (W & N Galeria pad is the tutor recommended brand). A canvas board (a rectangle roughly 12” x 10” / 305mm x 254mm)

About the Tutor: Ali Cockrean