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3rd Nov Paint Like Van Gogh with Sarah Wimperis

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Paint like Van Gogh - An oil painting workshop with Sarah Wimperis

Saturday 3rd November

10am – 4pm Cost  £60

Join our NEW oil painting workshop led by Sarah Wimperis, one of the painter-animators of ‘Loving Vincent’ the first, ever, animated film based on the life of Vincent Van Gogh. Six years of development, over 1,345 paintings and 65,000 frames re-imagined a period of Van Gogh’s life into film. Sarah is an expert in the style and techniques used by Van Gogh and will share her knowledge with you on this fun workshop.

The morning will begin with a brief introduction and demonstration painting, followed by a guided session using methods and techniques used in the making of ‘Loving Vincent’. We will stop for a brief lunch (bring your own packed lunch) and continue to build your painting in the afternoon. We will work from printed images supplied by Sarah. At the end of the day, there will be the chance to ask questions and glean advice for ongoing practice.

All abilities are welcome.

About Sarah

A professional artist and illustrator, the only English artist-animator to work on the film ‘Loving Vincent’ and through sheer practice, an expert in the style of Van Gogh. Sarah has exhibited with the Sunday Times Watercolour Competition, The Discerning Eye, the RI and RWS aswell as numerous solo shows. Sarah has written two painting books and illustrated hundreds of other titles as well as working on BBC Jackanory. She was head of Art at the International School of Stavanger in Norway for six years and has taught art to adults for years. She is Artist Ambassador for Artlook Software and Royal Talens.

All students will need to bring in the following:

Oil paints ~ whatever you have already, or please purchase in our shop. We sell a large selection of oil paints and sets and can offer 5% off on the day. Sarah recommends bringing the following colours:

Cobalt Blue, Prussian Blue, French Ultramarine, Emerald Green, Sap Green, Green Earth, Naples Yellow, Cadmium Lemon, Cadmium Yellow, Cadmium Red, Alizarin Crimson, Vandyke Brown, Burnt Sienna, Yellow Ochre, Titanium White

Palette Knife


Brushes Filbert, 3, 6, 10 (small, medium and large)

Canvas size 30 x 40

A packed lunch – there is no café at Griffin Mill

All workshop attendees receive an extra 5% off art materials from our extensive shop next to Studio One. The shop is open from 9am, so please do come before the workshop to purchase what you need.

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