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Exmoor Valleys, Quaint Cottages & Harbour Scenes


Barry Herniman


15th - 18th July 2019


Sun 14th July


Exmoor National Park


Simonsbath House







  Single Room


  Single Occ


  Double Occ







Paint with Barry Herniman in

Watercolour in Exmoor and

the stunning North Devon

Coast, where you will paint

cascading rivers, moorland

valleys, harbours and coastal


There are many stunning

locations including the River

Barle and valley, the harbour

town of Lynmouth which was

called 'Little Switzerland' by

the Victorians and the

villages of Winsford,

Withypool and Malmsmead.

The main emphasis of Barry's teaching is on watercolour 'sketching'

which he refers to as 'information gathering'. His intention is not for

guests to produce tight masterpieces but rather quick, spontaneous,

vibrant sketches that are works of art in their own right but in the

process you are able to soak up the atmosphere of the place.

He will do this by producing 'Working Demos' on site throughout each

day, where he will be painting the scene in manageable, 'bite sized

chunks', so you can paint along with him on a step-by-step basis, if you

wish. This will enable you to get the most out of his expert knowledge,

the most from the scene and the most out of your paintings.

Barry will give plenty of one-to-one tuition and with his approachable

light-hearted character he will help you find a method of working that

suits you best.