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Watercolour plein air painting sessions - in London!

Apart from being one of the oldest forms of self-expression, drawing and painting is scientifically proven to enhance brain function, raise serotonin levels, relax the nervous system and therefore improve our general well-being. Watercolor painting is particularly therapeutic as we explore the properties of watercolors through mark-making techniques which we can later apply in our more elaborate paintings. Even if you are a complete beginner with a 'can't do' attitude, I will guide you through the process of selecting a subject, doing an initial sketch, mixing colors, and applying some of the techniques we explored in the first stages of our class.

At present, I only offer outdoor sketching and painting sessions around London parks and green spaces. It's also a very enjoyable way of appreciating nature while learning a new skill. I will help you set up your easel if you are using one and help you set up for a successful outdoor session. When working outdoors weather conditions are often not ideal, wind, rain, too hot, too cold..etc. I will help you work with the elements which might just produce some of your best work as you work faster and more freely. There is nothing like capturing the atmosphere of a place on location. By working en plein air you are also telling a visual story of the place.

Ideal for visual storytellers, illustrators, bloggers, or anyone interested in gaining more confidence painting on location. I recommend a minimum of 2-hour session. Longer sessions can be arranged also.
Sessions can be booked in advance.

Extra information

Bring your own papers, paints, brushes and everything else that you may need for an outdoor painting session. If you need help with a list of what you'll need, please contact me prior to the class.

Location

At teacher's location: Park Drive, London NW11 7SG, UK

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General info

Age:
Adults (18-64 years old)
Seniors (65+ years old)
Student level:
Beginner
Intermediate
Duration:
90 minutes
120 minutes
The class is taught in:English, Hungarian

About Me

For me a successful workshop is when the student leaves the class feeling uplifted and full of enthusiasm to create more art. My classes are informal and fun. As we are all inspired by different things, I let the student choose the subject which will help him or her to stay motivated and focused throughout the process of painting. I love passing on all the little tips and tricks of my craft that took me decades to master. I have a loose approach to watercolour painting which will guarantee quick and impressive results.

Education

I studied BTec Art & Design in Wimbledon School of Art and then BA (Hons) Illustration in the 90s and early 2000's in London. I also took short courses in textile design and various other crafts throughout the years. I am entirely self-taught in watercolour painting.

Experience / Qualifications

I've been teaching drawing and watercolour painting since 2012. I'm also a professional watercolorist practising this beautiful craft for some 15 years. From time to time I take part in art competitions and have appeared in British art publications. I also organise painting holidays to various locations in the world where I teach plein air sketching and painting.

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