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Paint Landscapes, Castles & Canals in the Vale of Usk

  Tutor

Paul Weaver

  Arrival

Sun 2nd July

  Departure

Thu 6th July

  Destination

Usk Valley

  Hotel

Cwrt Bleddyn Hotel

  Days

4

  Type

Location

  Media

Watercolour

  Single Room

N/a

  Single Occ

£895

  Double Occ

£825

  NPP

£595

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Summary

Join Paul Weaver on this unique opportunity to paint Castles and Canals

of the Usk Valley plus landscapes of Monmouthshire and Abergavenny.


Details

We will paint along the Brecon and Monmouth Canal at places such as

Goytre Wharf and/or Govilon Wharf, Castles such as Caldicott and/or

Raglan plus Welsh Heritage Sites such as Blaenavon Ironworks with it's

traditional cottages and remnants of an industrial past. The grounds

around the hotel with the lake, reflections, streams and trees with their

dappled sunlight make for a great subject as well as painting landscapes,

valleys and lakes in Brecon giving plenty of variety of painting subjects.



An award winning artist, enthusiastic and encouraging tutor, Paul will

combine informative lessons with plenty of on-site sketching and

painting.


He will guide you through his techniques for capturing the mood and

atmosphere of this superb location.


With instructive demonstrations and personal guidance, he will offer

advice on choosing subjects, composition and tonal sketches, as well as

techniques for capturing the atmospheric effects of light and shade,

trees, skies, water and reflections, simplifying architecture and adding

figures to a scene.