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Water, Light & Reflections in Watercolour


Joe Francis Dowden


25th - 28th June 2019


Mon 24th 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


We will paint the River Wye

with a selection of Symonds

Yat, Ross-on-Wye, Tintern

Abbey or Old Station and the

surrounding countryside

including castles, old ruins,

bridges, cottages and


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.