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Water, Light & Reflections in Watercolour


Joe Francis Dowden


19th - 22nd June


Mon 18th June


Wye Valley


Bells Hotel




Sketching & Painting



  Single Room


  Single Occ


  Double Occ







Learn to paint water, light

and reflections in

watercolour with Joe Francis


Joe has a passion for

painting, he knows the tricks

of the trade and he can show

you what they are and how

they work. He is known for

helping artists at all levels get

some impressive results. We

know he can help you too.

Joe is inspirational and instils

the confidence to paint and

brings out the best in his


He is good at one-to-one teaching and has an ability to work alongside

beginners and get them painting competently. He can also nurture more

advanced painters. His insights, tips and techniques are often simple but

they are followed by amateurs and professionals alike.

This course is part location and part studio based. We will do sketching by

the River Wye at possibly Symonds Yat and Cannop Ponds which are

places suitable for painting water and come back to the studio and

produce completed paintings under Joe's careful guidance.