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SEEING THINGS DIFFERENTLY: Light, colour and mood in the Dorset landscape.

  • Dates: Tues 6th July to Sat 10th July 2021
  • Location: Old Granary Cottage, West Milton (Hugo’s home).
  • Price: £735. Delicious & healthy lunches included.

Course Information

Duration: 5 days

Suitable for intermediate and advanced level painters.

Painting can summon mysteries, be spiritual or earthy, intimate or expansive, triumphant or wistful. There are many ways to respond to landscape, and this course investigates a number of vividly different paths in the quest to evoke mood, and to determine an individual voice. Considering ideas about light and colour, shape and design, students are encouraged to embrace the astonishing versatility of the medium of oil paint as they seek new ways to express themselves.

The 5 day course will be held at Hugo’s home in West Milton. It is a delightful house, with beautiful gardens and sweeping vistas of of the hilly Dorset countryside. The studio is a spacious marquee where you can further develop your initial sketches and paintings. We will be focusing on painting out of doors in the Dorset landscape, so please bring suitable footwear. The course is non-residential, but will include delicious homemade lunches and refreshments every day which are always a highlight!

The teaching part of the day will run daily 10am – 4.30pm, Friday 10am – 3pm but students are welcome to stay on and paint in the landscape.

You will be sent a detailed materials list on booking.


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