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Capturing the Beauty of Flowers & Gardens in watercolour

  Tutor

Sian Dudley

  Arrival

Sun 7th May

  Departure

Thu 11th May

  Destination

Wells, Somerset

  Hotel

The Swan Hotel

  Days

4

  Type

Sketching & Painting

  Media

Watercolour

  Single Room

N/a

  Single Occ

£895

  Double Occ

£795

  NPP

£595

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Summary

Capture the beauty of flowers, plants, trees and shrubs in the beautiful

Somerset gardens of Bishop's Palace and Kilver Court Gardens including

the well pools, moat, streams and lakes, all with beautiful reflections with

buildings playing a supporting role.


Details

We will spend some time out on location in the gardens gathering

information through observation, sketches and photographs which will

then be developed into full blown paintings in the studio.



Sian will tutor through a mixture of demonstrations, group exercises, and

individual guidance according to your prior experience. The aim of the

demonstrations will be to show how the unique and elusive properties of

watercolour transparency and freshness can be achieved. The basic

technical information will also be covered, with lots of tips and

techniques, and plenty of opportunities to apply them to your choice of

subject.


She approaches each person's needs at a highly individual level and is

perfectly happy working with beginners as well as more experienced

painters who feel in need of new inspiration to make more progress.


Sian's interest in the exciting properties of watercolour lends itself to an

approach that encourages students to discover when to control the

medium and when to allow its freedom.