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ART CLASSES & WORKSHOPS

What's on at Pegasus Art: Information on our art demonstrations, workshops, masterclasses, and regular art classes for adults and children. Welcome to our artistic community, you’ll find here details about our varied art classes and workshops that take place in Studio One, a fully equipped teaching space, from our talented regular Art Tutors and visiting distinguished artists.

Please refer to our Terms & Conditions before booking your workshop.

All workshop and art class attendees receive 5% off in our lovely shop, next to Studio One. If you are joining us for a workshop, please bring a packed lunch as there is no café at Griffin Mill.

To book a space on a course or workshop, or to find out more information, please contact us.

WORKSHOPS & MASTERCLASSES

Charcoal Tonal Drawing with Dan McDermott:
22nd Sep 2018
Beginners Life Drawing with Fiona McIntyre:
29nd Sep 2018
Monochrome Landscapes with Kerry Phippen:
6th Oct 2018
Sunlight & Shadows in Watercolour with Barry Herniman:
20th Oct 2018
Flipbooks For 11 - 16 Yrs with Imogen Harvey-Lewis:
23rd Oct 2018
Art Sparks Half Term Kids Workshop:
25th Oct 2018
Portraits with Form with Max Hale:
27th Oct 2018
Paint Like Van Gogh with Sarah Wimperis:
3rd Nov & 1st Dec 2018
Painting Tree Landscapes with Fiona McIntyre:
10th Nov 2018
Introduction to Oil Painting with Vicki Norman:
24th Nov 2018
Life Drawing Masterclass with Paul Fowler:
18th - 20th Dec 2018
Christmas Arty Up-cycling with Imogen Harvey-Lewis:
21st Dec 2018
Art Sparks Christmas Holiday Kids Workshop:
21st Dec 2018
Fast & Loose Oil Painting with Sarah Wimperis:
19th Jan 2019
Portraits with Character with Mark Fennell RBSA:
2nd Feb 2019
Drawing with Dip Pen & Ink with Sarah Wimperis:
14th Feb 2019
Pen & Wash Landscapes with Max Hale:
20th Feb 2019
Palette Knife Portraits with Mark Fennell RBSA:
9th Mar 2019
Relax with Gouache with Sarah Wimperis:
16th Mar 2019
Painting with Oil & Cold Wax with Nicki Heenan:
30th Mar 2019
Paint Like Van Gogh with Sarah Wimperis:
12th Apr 2019
Monoprinting with Steve Dixon:
13th Apr 2019
Art of the Sketchbook with Mel Cormack-Hicks:
27th Apr 2019
Van Gogh Portraits with Sarah Wimperis:
14th Jun 2019
Becoming Vincent Talk with Sarah Wimperis:
14th Jun 2019
Painting The Vines with Lucy Kent:
17th & 18th Jun 2019

Workshop Leaflets 2018 / 2019

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REGULAR ART CLASSES

All students who regularly attend a course will receive a 5% discount on purchases from Pegasus Art Shop.

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Regular Art Classes Leaflets 2018

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WORKSHOPS & MASTERCLASSES - FULL DETAILS

'Charcoal Tonal Drawing' with Dan McDermott

Dan McDermott

SATURDAY 22ND SEPTEMBER 2018

10.00am - 4.00pm

£60 - All abilities

New Year: New course – open to all abilities, beginners are most welcome.

Taking tips and inspiration from Renaissance, modern and contemporary artists, learn how to create dynamic and rich drawings of simple subject matter. Contrast is key and by the end of the day you will return home with work that is filled with light, shadow and form.

Improve your observational skills – an essential practice for visual art. Dan will provide an interesting group of still life objects.

About Dan: Dan McDermott has twenty years' experience as a professional artist working primarily in drawing and painting. He is an experienced and encouraging tutor, currently teaching at Stroud College. He has exhibited extensively and has over three hundred works and commissions in private and corporate art collections worldwide.

Dan McDermott tonal charcoal drawing workshop examples of student work in a row
Dan McDermott charcoal drawing workshop - lady drawing apples Dan McDermott cahrcoal drawing workshop - group in action
    All students will need to bring in the following:
  • A2 Cartridge drawing paper
  • An A2 drawing board
  • Willow Charcoal, medium and thick size
  • A putty rubber or normal eraser
  • 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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'Beginners Life Drawing' with Fiona McIntyre

Fiona McIntyre

SATURDAY 29TH SEPTEMBER 2018

10.00am - 4.00pm

£60

Life Drawing for total beginners (or refreshers). After a brief anatomy lesson, with the help of a plastic skeleton, we’ll jump straight into drawing using pencil and charcoal in short, dynamic poses.

Join our NEW beginners Life Drawing workshops with experienced tutor Fiona McIntyre. Suitable for complete beginners, those who have never drawn directly from the human form. Students who are keen to refresh their skills are most welcome.

With the help of a plastic skeleton, the class will get an introduction to anatomy, followed by rapid sketching exercises to help students to warm up, get out of their ruts and respond more authentically.

The workshop starts at 10am, with short poses until 12.30pm, when we stop for lunch. The model will have a good break and start again at 1.30pm. We will work until 3.30pm and have the chance for positive critique and finishing work until 4pm.

About Fiona: Fiona McIntyre studied at Edinburgh College of Art, followed by Malmö and an M.A from Winchester. She is a figurative/landscape painter and member of the Arborealists with work represented in various public, corporate and private collections in the UK and Scandinavia. She is currently exhibiting in France at Dortoir des Moines de Saint-Benoit, Poitiers and in a major exhibition at Southampton City Art Gallery in - 'Capture the Castle, Turner to Le Brun'. She is co-author with Dr Alan Wilkinson of "Fiona McIntyre: A Tree Within", published 2016 (Sansom & Co) and recently gave an illustrated talk on her art for a book signing event at Waterstones, Gower Street.

www.fionamcintyre.com

    All students will need to bring in the following:
  • Sketchbooks
  • Large pieces of paper
  • Charcoal
  • A selection of pencils
  • Rubber
  • 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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'Monochrome Landscapes' with Kerry Phippen

Kerry Phippen Workshop - monochrome landscapes poster

SATURDAY 6TH OCTOBER 2018

10.00am - 3.30pm

£60

Create monochrome landscapes using watersoluble graphite and pencils.

Suitable for scaredy cats but would suit all levels.

Enjoy a fun and exploratory day with experienced artist and practising painter, Kerry Phippen.

Tea and coffee will be provided throughout the day, but please bring your own packed lunch.

For more information about Kerry (MA Fine Art), visit her website: kerryphippenart.com

Kerry Phippen - Monochrome Tree Landscape

To book this workshop, please email info@kerryphippenart.com

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'Sunlight & Shadows in Watercolour' with Barry Herniman

Barry Herniman Schmincke Watercolours

SATURDAY 20TH OCTOBER 2018

10.00am - 4.00pm

£60

Sponsored by Schmincke Watercolours

We are thrilled to welcome Barry Herniman, a very accomplished painter and teacher, to lead this course focusing on sunlight and shadows in watercolour. A popular demonstrator at Patchings Art Festival, he is also an ambassador for Schmincke watercolour products, which we sell here at Pegasus Art.

Barry will share all his top tips and techniques for creating really dynamic paintings full of light and shadow. The day will start with a brief introduction and we will then work on some quick 'warm up ' exercises on paint mixing. We will have photographs printed here at Pegasus for you to work from, but please bring landscape images of your own if you prefer.

If you’re a novice, amateur or more professional artist, wanting to work closely with an expert in this medium, this will be a fabulous day. The aim of the day is to ‘have a go’!

About Barry: I am a full time artist and have been painting landscapes and seascapes for many years both in the studio and en plein air with my trusty sketchbooks. My favourite medium is watercolour, its immediacy and transparency is hard to beat and I never tire of watching the colours mix and mingle on the paper. Landscapes are my first love but I am at home painting anything from portraits to steam locos. I travel extensively both home and abroad doing demonstrations and workshops to Art Clubs and Societies. I am also an author of Travelling Sketchbook and Successful and Creative Washes.

Barry Herniman - watercolour cliff top arch Barry Herniman - watercolour white house on the coast Barry Herniman - watercolour roman bridge vrisses Barry Herniman - sketchbook
    All students will need to bring in the following:
  • Some small pieces of watercolour paper for the initial exercises
  • A piece of watercolour paper, preferably not less than 140lb and either NOT or Rough depending on your personal preference and not less than 1/4 sheet ( 15 x 11") Please tape your sheet to a board. I use Saunders Waterford and Hahnemuhle 'Andalucia'
  • 2B Pencil
  • A folding palette with deep wells to carry sufficient colour mixes. I have designed my own ‘Cloverleaf’ palette which will be available to purchase on the day.
  • Schmincke Horadam watercolours - Recommended colours: Pure yellow, Aureolin, Indian Yellow, Rose Madder, Madder Red Dark, Madder Brown, Cobalt Blue, Ultramarine finest, Helio Turquoise and Manganese Violet.
  • Barry recommends that pigments are transparent or semi-transparent. If you're not sure bring all your colours along and he will go through them with you.
  • Brushes – Barry uses Da Vinci Cosmotops Round – they are a synthetic/sable mix and hold bags of water and come to a great point. Recommended sizes ~ 12,8, 6 and 4 and a few riggers no’s 4 and 2. These are just a guide.
  • No need to bring an easel – these are supplied.
  • Spray diffuser bottle to keep the paints moist.
  • If you would like to bring or buy some Derwent Inktense watersoluble ink pencils, they are highly recommended for sketching.
  • A packed lunch – there is no café at Griffin Mill

All of the above products are available in our extensive art shop. Our staff will have a list of products specifically for this workshop, so you can order in advance, or come to the shop before the day.

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. To book this workshop, please contact us on 01453 886560. We look forward to welcoming you!

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'Flip Books' for 11 - 16 Year Olds with Imogen Harvey-Lewis

Imogen Harvey-Lewis

TUESDAY 23RD OCTOBER 2018

10.00am - 3.00pm

£40 with a £5 sibling discount

A fun and interactive half term workshop creating imaginative characters for your own flip books!

Ever wanted to try illustration? Here’s your chance! Warm up sketching exercises, character and storyboard creation, ‘less is more’ drawing techniques, movement and finally a funny flip book to take home with you!

Roll your sleeves up, get creative, fill your sketchbook and have fun!

The workshop will take place in Studio One - a large, light and airy studio complete with easels, chairs and daylight bulbs to simulate bright natural light.

About Imogen: Imogen is a freelance illustrator and experienced teacher, having taught at Prema Arts Centre for many years. She exhibits, works on public and private commissions and continues to teach. Her own graphic style is honest and heartfelt – she draws every day!

Imogen Harvey-Lewis Flip Book Illustrations
    What to bring:
  • All materials are provided, but please bring your favourite pencils, sketchbook and pens!
  • Also, please bring a packed lunch – there is no café at Griffin Mill

All workshop attendees receive 5% off in our extensive art shop. Students receive 10% discount with a student ID card.

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Art Sparks Half Term Kids Workshop: Flying Wire, Witches & Wizards

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THURSDAY 25TH OCTOBER 2018

10.00am - 3.00pm

£40

For 6 - 11 year olds

Make a wire witch or wizard complete with broomstick on it’s own plaster plinth!

Liz Lancashire and Tam Inglis are experienced kids club teachers having worked at Prema Arts, New Brewery Arts and Pegasus Art. Their imaginative themes are unrivalled and their approach is creative, explorative and fun!

Art Sparks Half Term Workshop - Girl at table

Book direct with Liz Lancashire liz@lizlancashire.co.uk or call 07407 115 043.

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'Portraits with Form' - Oils & Acrylics Workshop with Max Hale

Max Hale portrait workshop

SATURDAY 27TH OCTOBER 2018

10.00am - 4.00pm

£60

Portraits are much reliant on drawing, although this day session will include some specific lighting to give a more definitive form shape to the face and give emphasis to the change of values and skin colour. Dealing with tonal changes can be challenging to colour mixing but will build the artist’s experience and skills in obtaining a more accurate portrait rendition. Using oils or acrylics, this full day workshop will include a live sitter and a guarantee that you will not only discover another dimension to portrait painting, but an exciting departure from the usual ‘flat lighting’.

Max prefers to work in water based Cobra oil paints, but you are welcome to bring your own traditional oils or and solvent or acrylics if you prefer. There are plenty of brands to choose from in our extensive art shop and we can offer you an additional 5% discount.

Tea and coffee will be provided throughout the day, but please bring your own packed lunch.

Please get in touch if you have any questions before the day. See below – we can provide prepared canvases, but they must be ordered in advance.

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About Max: Max has been teaching at Pegasus Art for four years and has built up a popular following of students. He attended Harrow School of Art where he studied Fine Art and was tutored by Ken Howard OBE RA. He became an apprentice illustrator in a London studio but found his way back to fine art, his true passion. He has been teaching for over twenty five years, whilst exhibiting and painting throughout. He writes for The Artist magazine, among others, and is an Ambassador for Royal Talens. He has had paintings exhibited in most areas of the country and many in London his passion to tutor and motivate others is obvious and works in all mediums.

    Recommended Equipment List:
  • Two canvases or canvas boards per day or alternatively oil paper at least 30 x 40 cm. Pegasus will have some primed and prepared 16” x 12” canvases and boards ready for this course – please order yours upon booking. A canvas board costs £5.37, a stretched traditional canvas costs £7.03 and the preparation cost is an additional £2.50.
  • Oil paint selection – here is a suggested basic palette: Titanium white, alizarin crimson or a madder lake, ultramarine, lemon yellow, raw umber. Also desirable and useful: cerulean, cobalt blue (hue), cadmium orange, cadmium yellow, cadmium red, sap green and yellow ochre. Your choice to add ivory black and zinc white.
  • Acrylic paint selection. We recommend this starter set and there are plenty of other brands too.
  • Selection of brushes, both synthetic and hog. Each make different marks therefore it is good practice to have some of each. Flats in size 4, Synthetic in size 7, Filbert size 5 and Hog in size 10. NB: it is very important to use decent quality brushes.
  • A rag for wiping brushes, not tissue paper or kitchen roll.
  • Water pot if using water-mixables or dilutants for traditional.
  • Tear off palette, wooden or plastic flat to lay out and mix paint.
  • A sketchbook – A3 if possible.
  • Pencils, whatever you have.
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'Paint Like Van Gogh' an Oil Painting Workshop with Sarah Wimperis

Sarah Wimperis

SATURDAY 3RD NOVEMBER (NOW FULL) & SATURDAY 1ST DECEMBER 2018

10.00am - 4.00pm

£60 - All abilities welcome

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.

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.

www.sarahwimperis.co.uk

sarah wimperis - loving vincent sarah vincent - light and heat
sarah wimperis - terrace of roses sarah wimperis - painting with oils
    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
  • Palette
  • 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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'Painting Tree Landscapes' with Fiona McIntyre MA

Fiona McIntyre painting trees workshops

SATURDAY 10TH NOVEMBER 2018

10.00am - 4.00pm

Acrylic ink, acrylic paint & collage. All abilities welcome. Opportunity to purchase signed copies of 'A Tree Within' at the end of the workshop (£25) Workshop price:£60

Successive Romantic movements from the late 18th century to the present day have featured landscape painting as a subject in its own right, which often emerged at times of anxiety and troubled world events. These include the high Romantic era of the early nineteenth century, the Pre-Raphaelites, the Pastoral Etchers, Neo-Romantics and environmentally engaged contemporaries such as the Arborealists. Fiona has been drawing and painting trees and landscape for the last 30 years. As a member of the contemporary art movement Arborealists she is uniquely qualified to bring her skills, knowledge and passion for nature to this unique course.

The course will involve spending a day in the studio developing paintings and collage on large sheets of watercolour paper working from previous sketchbook material using a variety of coloured media and paint. We will NOT be working directly from photographs so it is important that sketches and drawings are made outdoors in advance of the course. I teach students in such a way that their minds are opened to new possibilities of 'seeing'. Once students are freed from unhelpful habits I encourage self-expression through experimentation of media and techniques.

There will also be the opportunity to purchase a signed copy of Fiona’s book, 'A Tree Within’ written with co-author Alan Wilkinson for £25. Read more about the book here.

About Fiona: Fiona McIntyre studied at Edinburgh College of Art, followed by Malmö and an M.A from Winchester. She is a figurative/landscape painter and member of the Arborealists with work represented in various public, corporate and private collections in the UK and Scandinavia. She is currently exhibiting in France at Dortoir des Moines de Saint-Benoit, Poitiers and in a major exhibition at Southampton City Art Gallery in - 'Capture the Castle, Turner to Le Brun'. She is co-author with Dr Alan Wilkinson of "Fiona McIntyre: A Tree Within", published 2016 (Sansom & Co) and recently gave an illustrated talk on her art for a book signing event at Waterstones, Gower Street.

Fiona McIntyre sketching in lady park under trees painting of yellow abstracted tree by Fiona McIntyre Fiona McIntyre book 'A Tree Within'
    All students will need to bring in the following:
  • Sketchbooks and drawings
  • Photographs (purely as reference material)
  • Any leaves, bark or found objects from trees
  • A packed lunch – there is no café at Griffin Mill

Recommended materials list supplied upon booking.

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.

For more information, please contact Pegasus Art.

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'An Introduction to Oil Painting Using Michael Harding Oil Paints' with Vicki Norman

Vicki Norman

SATURDAY 24TH NOVEMBER 2018

10.00am - 3.00pm

£50

Join Vicki as she takes a relaxed, methodical approach to this versatile, traditional painting medium. There are many ways to use oil paint and we will learn how to apply, control and enjoy all of its capabilities. We will look at how to get started, what paints and equipment needed, and which colours to use.

Vicki Norman is an experienced and fully qualified tutor and an ambassador for Michael Harding Paints. Workshop participants will have the opportunity to experiment and learn about these spectacular, hand-made oil colours throughout the day.

Aimed at dispelling the many myths and misconceptions about using oils, this workshop is ideal for anyone who has always wanted to try oil painting but never knew where to begin.

Vicki will provide small samples of Michael Harding Oil Paints and there will be oil paper to purchase from Pegasus at the workshop. We can offer an extra 5% off art materials in our shop.

Vicki’s painting ‘Afternoon Glow’ won Best in Show at Plein Air Bemuda, December 2017!

Vicki Norman teaching art workshop Vicki Norman - Venice Painting Vicki Norman art class students

For more information about her: www.vickinormanstudio.com

    Recommended Equipment List
  • Oil paper (2/3 sheets) or purchase some at the workshop
  • A selection of brushes
  • Cloth for cleaning brushes / rags or kitchen roll
  • Jam jar with lid
  • Zest it / odourless turps
  • Small palette knife
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'Life Drawing Masterclass - 3 Days' with Paul Fowler

TUESDAY 18TH, WEDNESDAY 19TH & THURSDAY 20TH DECEMBER 2018

9.30am - 4.30pm

£185

Paul Fowler teaches regular Life Drawing classes at Pegasus and his three day masterclasses are a great opportunity to immerse yourself in drawing. He often has two models posing, suspended from ribbons.

Book direct by emailing Paul Fowler via fowlerlayfigures@gmail.com

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Art Sparks Christmas Holiday Kids Workshop: Found Objects Wreath

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FRIDAY 21ST DECEMBER 2018

10.00am - 1.00pm

£25

For 11 - 16 year olds

Make a wacky Christmas wreath with a difference... wayward stars, wandering snowmen and fairies on the loose!

Liz Lancashire and Tam Inglis are experienced kids club teachers having worked at Prema Arts, New Brewery Arts and Pegasus Art. Their imaginative themes are unrivalled and their approach is creative, explorative and fun!

Book direct with Liz Lancashire liz@lizlancashire.co.uk or call 07407 115 043.

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'Arty Up-Cycling' A Christmas Holiday Workshop with Imogen Harvey-Lewis

Imogen Harvey-Lewis

FRIDAY 21ST DECEMBER 2018

1.30pm - 5.00pm

£25 with a £5 sibling discount

For 11 - 16 year olds

A fun afternoon Christmas workshop up-cycling unloved decorations from home (or charity shop) and stretching your imagination to create a thoughtful gift! Bring an old decoration back to life or start from scratch using a selection of found objects to create a gift, gift tags or a card.

Warm up with drawing exercises, adding colour, texture and paint... roll up your sleeves and get creative!

The workshop will take place in Studio One ~ a large, light and airy studio complete with easels, chairs and daylight bulbs to simulate bright natural light.

About Imogen: Imogen is a freelance illustrator and experienced teacher, having taught at Prema Arts Centre for many years. She exhibits, works on public and private commissions and continues to teach. Her own graphic style is honest and heartfelt – she draws every day!

Imogen Harvey-Lewis workshop with girl Imogen Harvey-Lewis bear buttons
    What to bring:
  • Please bring a selection of unloved Christmas decorations, cards or objects.
  • Bring a sketchbook and favourite pens, pencils and colouring pens.
  • Imogen will provide ‘bits & bobs’ – old material, glue, jewels, ribbon, glitter and paint.
  • Also, please bring a packed lunch – there is no café at Griffin Mill

All workshop attendees receive 5% off in our extensive art shop. Students receive 10% discount with a student ID card.

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'Fast & Loose Oils' with Sarah Wimperis

Sarah Wimperis

SATURDAY 19TH JANUARY 2019

10.00am - 4.00pm

£60

All Abilities

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. This workshop is aimed at all skill levels, painting in oils with a loose and free technique. The aim is to complete a painting within two hours!

The morning will begin with a brief introduction and demonstration painting, followed by basic colour theory, colour mixing with oils and exploring different brush techniques. Sarah will provide images for you to work from and this fast oil painting is great practice for working en plein air.

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.

Sarah Wimperis painting in studio Sarah Wimperis landscape painting
    All students will need to bring in the following:
  • Oil paints ~ whatever you have already, traditional or water based. We sell a large selection of oil paints and sets and can offer 5% off on the day. Sarah recommends bringing the following colours: Two yellows – lemon yellow and a stronger cadmium or equivalent, two reds – cadmium red or an equivalent bright red plus an alizarin, madder red or cadmium red, two blues – cobalt blue and ultramarine (landscape artists like Cerulean for the sky), a few earth colours – yellow ochre, burnt umber, burnt sienna and the stronger white Titanium. Greens can be mixed but Terre Verte is useful for colour mixing.
  • Palette.
  • Brushes – suitable for oil painting - Filbert, 3, 6, 10 (small, medium and large).
  • Canvases or boards – we have plenty in the shop for you to choose from on the day.
  • Kitchen towel, jam jar.
  • Palette knife.
  • Cardboard box to transport your wet painting, lying flat!
  • 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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'Paint Portraits with Character' – in Oils or Acrylics with Mark Fennell RBSA

Mark Fennell RBSA painting a portrait

SATURDAY 2ND FEBRUARY 2019

10.00am - 4.00pm

£60

Beginners and Intermediates

This is an inspiring painting day course for beginners or intermediate levels, if you are looking to try a portrait for the first time or improve your portrait painting skills.

Mark will demonstrate and guide you through his well structured approach to painting a portrait, breaking it down into easy to follow steps that will cover everything from the colour palette and mixing skin tones to working tonally developing the structure of the head and creating a good likeness.

No experience is needed for this course and is suitable for the complete beginner to portraiture.

About Mark: I studied graphic design and advertising at Amersham School of Art before starting a career as an art director working for advertising agencies in and around London and Birmingham. I’m a self taught painter, I started painting in 2001 and was elected member or The Royal Birmingham Society of Artists in 2007. I've exhibited work with The Royal Society of Portrait Painters at the Mall galleries in London and exhibit regularly with the RBSA in Birmingham as well as locally with Buckinghamshire Art Society.

Working predominantly in oils, I specialise in portraiture and figurative work and commissions to date include Antony Worrall Thompson and the Lord Mayor of Birmingham. As well as painting people I also enjoy painting landscapes ‘en plein air’ and can be seen painting in all weathers around the village of Brill where I live and have a studio.

Walter by Mark Fennell - oil portrait of a man with hat Annie by Mark Fennell - oil portrait of a girl Len by Mark Fennell - oil portrait of an old man in chair
    What to Bring:
  • A good photographic reference of a subject of your choice or suitable portrait images will be provided.
  • A pre primed and grounded canvas or board. There are plenty of options at available here at Pegasus.
  • A selection of good quality short flat hog brushes for oil painters or synthetic paint brushes for acrylic painters in a range of sizes from 2 - 12, also small round hog or synthetic brushes size 1 and 2 (no water colour/sable brushes)
  • Palette knifes sizes 20 and 21 or similar. Such as these.
  • Zest It to for cleaning brushes and as an odourless solvent.
  • Good size flat mixing palette (no plates or paper palettes please).
  • Oil colours or acrylics as follows - titanium white, naples yellow, cadmium yellow pale, yellow ochre, cadmium red, alizarine crimson, burnt sienna, french ultramarine.

Please ensure you bring a carrier for taking home your wet painting.

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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'Drawing with Traditional Dip Pen & Ink' with Sarah Wimperis

Sarah Wimperis

FRIDAY 15TH FEBRUARY 2019

10.00am - 4.00pm

£60

All Abilities

Join our NEW workshop drawing with pen and ink, using a traditional dip pen. Learn how to make your own from genuine Cornish bamboo, supplied by Sarah!

Join our NEW workshop drawing with pen and ink, using a traditional dip pen. Learn how to make your own from genuine Cornish bamboo, supplied by Sarah!

Enjoy working in our newly refurbished Attic Studios, purported to be where they built glider wings during the War! It’s a light and airy space for you to be really creative. Please don’t forget to bring a packed lunch with you.

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.

Sarah Wimperis painting in studio Sarah Wimperis - ink and pen drawing of tree and coastline

We have plenty of options in the shop, with an extra 5% off for workshop attendees. We can advise you, so don’t worry if you’re not sure! The shop is open from 9am, so please do come before the workshop to purchase what you need.

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'Pen & Wash Landscapes' – with Max Hale

Max Hale stood by easel

WEDNESDAY 20TH FEBRARY 2019

10.00am - 4.00pm

£60

All Abilities

This one day workshop is a taster session for a totally new course coming up in 2019 where ink pen and watercolour wash is applied to make interesting and beautiful pieces of art.

During this day session you will learn the structure and methods of using ink and watercolour in harmony, how to balance the two complementary mediums to obtain the best results. Ink and wash is not new but you will benefit from Max's early experiences as an artist/illustrator to explore the vast possibilities that using the marriage these two different mediums affords.

The day will use landscapes as a genre to build your skills and to give you a really good grounding on the methods of using pure line with beautiful colour washes. Students will work from either their own images, or those provided by the tutor.

Suitable for all levels of artist whether new to this style or practiced.

Max Hale Pen & Wash landscapes - Fiskardo Harbour Max Hale Pen & Wash landscapes - Nature Reserve

About Max: Max has been teaching at Pegasus Art for four years and has built up a popular following of students. He attended Harrow School of Art where he studied Fine Art and was tutored by Ken Howard OBE RA. He became an apprentice illustrator in a London studio but found his way back to fine art, his true passion. He has been teaching for over twenty five years, whilst exhibiting and painting throughout. He writes for The Artist magazine, among others, and is an Ambassador for Royal Talens. He has had paintings exhibited in most areas of the country and many in London his passion to tutor and motivate others is obvious and works in all mediums.

All attendees receive 5% off in our shop adjacent to Studio One at Pegasus Art. Tea and coffee will be provided throughout the day. Please bring a packed lunch as there is no cafe at Pegasus.

    Recommended Equipment List:
  • At least two or three landscape references to use for painting, photographs or sketches. Please do not bring paintings to copy whether your own or from a third party.
  • At least one 0.3 or 0.5 metal/fibre or plastic tipped ink pen using permanent black ink ie. not water soluble.
  • A set of watercolour paints in either tubes or pans. Minimum colours recommended are cadmium yellow medium, cadmium red, alizarin crimson, sap green, cerulean blue, ultramarine, raw umber.
  • At least two watercolour brushes, one pointed round at least a size 4 or 6 and one flat size ¾ inch.
  • At least five sheets of A4 HP Hot Press smooth paper (NOT may do too, but rough is too textured).
  • A water pot and some tissue or kitchen roll.
  • A sketch book any size and soft pencil 2B or 4B.
  • A packed lunch and water – there is no café at Griffin Mill.
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'Palette Knife Portraits' – in Oil with Mark Fennell RBSA

Mark Fennell RBSA painting a portrait

SATURDAY 9TH MARCH 2019

10.00am - 4.00pm

£60

Intermediates

If you’ve always wanted to paint with a palette knife, this is the ideal workshop full of practical tips on how to use your knife to its greatest effect.

Learn how to paint bold expressive portraits with painting knives. Explore Knife painting techniques, laying the paint on thick to create a rich painting full of texture and energy. The day will start with a short demonstration followed by lots of one on one tuition to help you paint a powerful and convincing impasto portrait.

All levels welcome from beginners with some painting experience to more advanced students.

About Mark: Mark studied graphic design and advertising at Amersham School of Art before starting a career as an art director working for advertising agencies in and around London and Birmingham. Mark is a self taught painter, and started painting in 2001 and was elected member or The Royal Birmingham Society of Artists in 2007. He’s exhibited work with The Royal Society of Portrait Painters at the Mall galleries in London and exhibits regularly with the RBSA in Birmingham as well as locally with Buckinghamshire Art Society.

Working predominantly in oils, he specialises in portraiture and figurative work and commissions to date include Antony Worrall Thompson and the Lord Mayor of Birmingham. As well as painting people he also enjoys painting landscapes en plein air and can be seen painting in all weathers around the village of Brill where he lives and has a studio.

Blue Self Portrait by Mark Fennell - palette knife painting in oil - portrait of self looking up range of palette knives on a wooden palette Bird Man by Mark Fennell - palette knife painting in oil-  portrait of a man with grey beard and blue hat
    What to Bring:
  • A good photographic reference of a subject of your choice or suitable portrait images will be provided.
  • A pre primed and grounded canvas or board. There are a variety of different sizes available here at Pegasus.
  • A selection of good quality short flat hog brushes sizes 4 - 8
  • Palette knifes - minimum requirement Winsor and Newton sizes 20, 30 and 21 or similar. Quality knives please, no plastic knives. Such as these.
  • Liquin original, linseed oil. You could also bring Zest It which is odourless and bring a dipper pot to hold the medium.
  • Good size flat mixing palette (no plates or paper palettes please)
  • Oil colours as follows - titanium white, naples yellow, cadmium yellow pale, yellow ochre, cadmium red, alizarine crimson, burnt sienna, french ultramarine
  • Please ensure you bring a carrier for taking home your wet painting. Mark recommends buying some carrier clips (they attach at each corner of the canvas to keep wet canvases apart.)
  • Sticks of charcoal

Pegasus Art supplies all of the above products. Please browse our website to buy, or call us to pre-order.

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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'Relax with Gouache!' with Sarah Wimperis

Sarah Wimperis in studio

SATURDAY 16TH MARCH 2019

10.00am - 4.00pm

£60

All Abilities

Join our NEW workshop intended to be an introduction to working with gouache and watercolour. It is also a chance to have fun and exercise the right side of your brain! It is open to all levels of artist from professional to complete beginner. Gouache is an opaque watercolour with its own unique properties. Gouache has the opaque qualities of oil, but it is water based. The water solubility of acrylic, without drying on and ruining brushes. It has the set up ease of watercolour, without such a strong need to plan and reserve whites.

Gouache can transcend the boundaries of many mediums – it is relaxing and you don’t have to worry to much about making a mistake! Sarah will provide images to work from but if you would like to bring your own landscape or gardenscape, then please bring along a reference of your choice.

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 as well 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.

Sarah Wimperis sitting in studio Sarah Wimperis watercolour with gouache painting of a patio garden with roses

The shop is open from 9am, so please do come before the workshop to purchase what you need. We have plenty of options in the shop, with an extra 5% off for workshop attendees. We can advise you, so don’t worry if you’re not sure!

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'Painting with Oil and Cold Wax' with Nicki Heenan

SATURDAY 30TH MARCH 2019

10.00am - 4.00pm

£80

All Abilities

An introductory course on working with oil paint and Cold Wax. You will explore the variety of ways cold wax can be used to ad translucency, texture and depth in oil painting. No matter whether you are an abstract or figurative artist, cold wax can be used in many different ways which I will demonstrate in the workshop and give you tips and direction to incorporate this into your own work. I have worked with cold wax for over ten years and there are some very exciting products on the market which we will work with. All abilities are welcome on this course, even if you haven’t ever tried cold wax before!

About Nicki: Born in London, Nicki Heenan moved to New-Zealand as a child. She studied Microbiology (MSc hons) at Auckland University, Art and Music. These areas of learning have formed an integral part of her work as an artist where the experimental methods of science are combined with an abstract visualisation of the landscape.

Nicki’s paintings are very much influenced by surface and substance. Colour is rendered in multi dimensional soft layers with glazing and wax infused with dry pigment. Nicki works in oil, cold wax, acrylic and watercolour.

nickiheenan.com

Nicki Heenan in studio Nicki Heenan - seascape painting with beach and rocky outcrop Nicki Heenan - landscape painting with yellow fields
    All students will need to bring the following materials:
  • 6 x Ampersand Gesso Boards 12” x 12” x 3mm deep. Alternatively, you can buy our woodcut blocks and prime them yourself (please ask Pegasus or Nicki if not sure)
  • Lino printing roller
  • Zest It Solvent
  • Zest It Medium
  • Oil Paints – whatever you have, or buy a starter set such as the Michael Harding Introductory Set from Pegasus Art
  • Broad brushes in various sizes
  • Dry pigments if you have them in two colours – Nicki will have some to try
  • Gloves that you can work in
  • 1 x roll of greaseproof paper
  • Tissue paper – not the blowing nose type!
  • Stiff card – credit card size or catalyst blade such as this one
  • Palette Knife such as the RGM Progrip Palette Knives
  • Baby wipes
  • Jam jar (for solvent, with lid)
  • A painting idea you’d like to try in cold wax
  • Nicki will provide the cold wax itself, so you don’t need to purchase this
  • - Don’t forget to bring a packed lunch and water with you as there is no café at Griffin Mill

We have plenty of options in the shop, with an extra 5% off for workshop attendees. We can advise you, so don’t worry if you’re not sure! The shop is open from 9am, so please do come before the workshop to purchase what you need.

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'Paint Like Van Gogh' Oil Painting Workshop with Sarah Wimperis

sarah wimperis at patchings

FRIDAY 12TH APRIL 2019

10.00am - 4.00pm

£60

All abilities are welcome

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.

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 as well 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.

Sarah Wimperis - Loving Vincent Sarah Wimperis Workshop - Ali Underwood Painting Sarah Wimperis - Van Gogh Inspired Painting 2 Sarah Wimperis - Van Gogh Inspired Painting
    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
  • Palette
  • 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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'Monoprinting from the Human Figure' with Steven Dixon

steve dixon

SATURDAY 13TH APRIL 2019

10.00am - 4.00pm

£60

Discover the exciting, expressive possibilities of mono printing in this one-day life drawing workshop with experienced tutor Steve Dixon.

Through a series of short, dynamic poses we’ll explore how mono printing is an ideal medium for capturing light and atmosphere. The workshop focuses on the pioneering developments of Edgar Degas in the late 19th century.

About Steve: Steve Dixon is a practicing artist who studied Fine Art at the Royal Academy of Art, London. He has lectured at a wide variety of colleges, specializing in painting, printmaking and the History of Art. He is currently teaching at Stroud College of Art.

steve dixon monoprint of lady at wash basin steve dixon monoprint of lady washing hair

All students will need to bring in the following: 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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'Art of the Sketchbook'- Mixed Media, Paint & Collage with Mel Cormack-Hicks

Mel Cormack-Hicks

SATURDAY 27TH APRIL 2019

10.00am - 4.00pm

£60

All Abilities

Create an engaging, exciting sketchbook that feeds your creativity!

Do you have ideas that you can’t seem to translate? Does your proudly purchased sketchbook leave you feeling flat? Melanie can show you how to create a sketchbook that will feed your desire to work within its pages and fuel your imagination. It could even leave you feeling inspired and confident enough to produce that piece of artwork that up until now seemed to remain in your head. Learn how to craft your sketchbook into a beautiful working document which will leave you with plans and ideas for the future.

About Mel: Mel's painting degree from Cheltenham in the mid 90’s allowed her to find an artistic voice. Following this, she spent twenty years teaching secondary school pupils and just three years ago decided to become a full time professional artist. Her first solo show at Chapel Arts in Cheltenham launched her new career. She is exhibiting at ‘The Other Art Fair’ a Saatchi affiliated show in Bristol this July. She is full of energy and enthusiasm for her new audience of students and is sharing her creative process.

www.artistmelcormackhicks.com

Mel Cormack-Hicks sketchbook workshop outside Mel Cormack-Hicks sketchbook example with trees Mel Cormack-Hicks sketchbook example with texture Mel Cormack-Hicks sketchbook example mixed media

All attendees receive 5% off in our shop adjacent to Studio One at Pegasus Art. All of the materials below are available.

Tea & coffee will be provided throughout the day. Please bring a packed lunch as there is no cafe at Pegasus.

    Recommended Equipment List:
  • A good quality sketchbook in A3 and A2
  • Materials of your choice – acrylic, watercolour, coloured pencil, charcoal, inks - to experiment in your sketchbook
  • Four or more printed pictures relating to your ideas and/or images that you would like to reproduce (A5 size minimum.)
  • Scissors
  • Glue
  • Pencils 2B, 4B, a rubber and sharpener
  • A5 images of inspirational artwork
  • Any collage materials that you fancy. For example, tracing paper, old book pages, tracing paper in muted colours.
  • A packed lunch and water – there is no café at Griffin Mill.
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'Experimental, Evocative Landscapes' in Mixed Media with Mel Cormack-Hicks

Mel Cormack-Hicks

SATURDAY 8TH JUNE 2019

10.00am - 4.00pm

£60

All Abilities Welcome

Debunking Composition: Melanie will show you how to create dynamic compositions with her easy to follow hands on teaching methods. You will experiment with composition and leave with the skills that will allow you to make use of composition with impact.

Colour Theory: Using colour really helps to evoke emotion in our artwork. All too often however it becomes an element of our artwork that we guess at. Melanie will show you how to use colour theory as a tool to create impact leaving you feeling confident about your colour palette.

What will I achieve? You will create one or more landscape compositions during the course of the day. These landscapes will have a visual impact, using your new found knowledge of composition and colour.

About Mel: A Fine Art painting degree from Cheltenham in the mid 90’s allowed Mel to find her artistic voice. Following this, she spent twenty years teaching secondary school pupils and just three years ago decided to become a full time professional artist. Her first solo show at Chapel Arts in Cheltenham launched her new career. She is exhibiting at ‘The Other Art Fair’ a Saatchi affiliated show in Bristol this July. She is full of energy and enthusiasm for her new audience of students and is loving sharing her creative process. www.artistmelcormackhicks.com

Mel Cormack-Hicks hushed presence woodland painting Mel Cormack-Hicks - morning woodland painting Mel Cormack-Hicks woodland light painting held infront of the woodland landscape in the background

All attendees receive 5% off in our shop adjacent to Studio One at Pegasus Art.

All of the materials below are available.

Tea & coffee will be provided throughout the day.

    Recommended Equipment List:
  • Materials of your choice
  • Five print outs of landscapes that have meaning to you. They could be several images / photographs of the same location from different angles OR different images. The print outs should be A5 minimum.
  • Sketchbook – no larger than A4.
  • Boards, card, paper or canvas to work on depending on the materials you want to work with. I suggest not larger than roughly 8 x 8 inches in size or similar sized rectangle format.
  • A packed lunch and water – there is no café at Griffin Mill.
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'Van Gogh Portraits' with Sarah Wimperis

Sarah Wimperis in studio

FRIDAY 14TH JUNE 2019

10.00am - 4.00pm

£60

All Abilities Welcome

Followed by an evening talk by Sarah 'Becoming Vincent' based on her on her experiences for painting for the film Loving Vincent and what she learnt along the way! See more details here.

Sarah Wimperis is a professional artist and illustrator and the only English artist to be part of a team of 125 artists from across the globe to inhabit the works of Vincent Van Gogh in order to create the Oscar nominated animated film Loving Vincent.

Sarah’s workshop is intended to gain a little understanding of the style and techniques of the artist Vincent Van Gogh. It is also intended to be fun and a chance to exercise the right hand side of your brain! It is open to all levels of artist from professional to complete beginner. We will look at several demonstration paintings and drawings in the van Gogh style, Sarah will explain his techniques.

Please bring along a reference photograph of your subject. Try to find a photograph that doesn’t involve lots of teeth showing! If you want to paint a self portrait you will need a small self-standing mirror.

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.

Sarah Wimperis portrait
    All students will need to bring in the following materials:
  • Oil painting paper – available in pads or sheets such as
  • Canvas or board 30cm x 40cm
  • Paint: traditional oil paints or water based oils. A starter set should consist of two yellows – lemon yellow and a stronger cadmium or equivalent, two reds – cadmium red or an equivalent bright red plus an alizarin, madder or cadmium deep red; two blues – cobalt blue and ultramarine (landscape artists like cerulean for the sky), a few earth colours – yellow ochre, burnt umber, burnt sienna and the stronger white Titanium. Greens can be mixed but Terre Verte is useful for colour mixing.
  • Brushes: Suitable for oil painting, filbert, small, medium and large.
  • Kitchen towel and jam jar
  • Palette knife
  • Cardboard box / flat piece of cardboard to lay your wet painting on the car journey home.
  • Don’t forget to bring a packed lunch and water with you as there is no café at Griffin Mill.

We have plenty of options in the shop, with an extra 5% off for workshop attendees. We can advise you, so don’t worry if you’re not sure! The shop is open from 9am, so please do come before the workshop to purchase what you need.

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'Becoming Vincent' an Illustrated Talk by Sarah Wimperis

Sarah Wimperis

FRIDAY 14TH JUNE 2019

5.00pm - 7.00pm

Tickets £8

Sarah Wimperis is a professional artist and the only English artist to join the team of one hundred and twenty five international artist-animators to inhabit the works of Vincent Van Gogh in the making of Oscar nominated film, Loving Vincent.

Her illustrated talk gives an insight into the creation of the film and life inside the studios in Poland where she worked for six months. Answering a discreet advert on Facebook changed her life, and she went on to paint over three hundred and eighty frames in total – an average of four canvases per day, which translated into a grand total of thirty seconds of film!

The film took six years of development, over 1,345 paintings and 65,000 frames that re-imagined a period of Van Gogh’s life into film. An astonishing 1,300 litres of oil paint was used by artists from nineteen countries across the world.

Eight weeks painting a wheat field that took Van Gogh four hours, was a painstaking process. If anyone knows how to paint in the colours, style and technique of Van Gogh, it’s Sarah! Find out what happens when you ‘Become Vincent’ and how much oil paint you really need to hand paint a feature film!

Loving Vincent Tiles - Sarah Wimperis Loving Vincent banner - Sarah Wimperis Sarah Wimperis painting in studio Sarah Wimperis - Van Gogh Inspired Landscape Painting 2

Join us in our newly refurbished Attic Studios at Pegasus Art for this early evening talk and also for the workshop she is running during the day - Van Gogh Portraits.

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'Painting The Vines'- Oil Painting Masterclass at Woodchester Valley Vineyard with Lucy Kent

Lucy Kent

MONDAY 17TH & TUESDAY 18TH JUNE 2019

10.00am - 4.00pm

£150

All Abilities Welcome

Sponsored by Michael Harding Paints

Lucy Kent is a seasoned landscape painter with a passion for the great outdoors, painting in all weathers, all over the world. She has a strong focus on the visceral quality of the paint itself, often creating thick impasto style work. She will delight in showing you how to mix a landscape colour palette, how to plan your composition and execute an en plein air painting.

If the weather is inclement, the group will continue to work outdoors under a covered barn. Lucy will begin with a demo and will then help you start your own paintings. You will be free to watch Lucy paint throughout the day alongside you, and she will give regular positive critiques of your painting and help whenever needed. This masterclass will have a strong focus on light and colour and will give you confidence to be loose and expressive with your brush and/or palette knife.

Lucy Kent Landscape Painting Lucy Kent Summer Scene Painting Lucy Kent Piazza Michelangelo Nocturne Painting Lucy Kent Yellow Umbrella Skiathos Painting

About Lucy: Lucy is a contemporary landscape artist painting in oil, predominantly en plein-air, taking her paints wherever she travels. She trained at Charles H Cecil Studios in Florence and has exhibited with The Royal Society of British Artists and The Royal Institute of Oil Painters, among others, at The Mall Galleries, London. Originally trained in portraiture, the last five years have seen her focus on landscape painting. Her work hangs in both private and commercial collections in the UK and abroad ~ she has had two sell out shows to date.

Lucy views her work like a visual diary, intimately recording her experiences and the beauty in the world around her. A palette knife is used to build the layers and tell the story of the scene unfolding, which results in an energetic and vibrant response to the subject matter. She is particularly inspired by dramatic lights and will often re-visit the same spot a few times at different times of day and year, drawing inspiration from the Impressionist movement in modern day. Although figurative in style, Lucy has a strong focus on the visceral quality of the paint itself, so areas of the painting when isolated appear completely abstract.

For more information about Lucy visit www.lucy-kent.com

Woodchester Valley Vineyard Logo

Woodchester Valley Vineyard: Woodchester Valley Vineyard has three sites in Gloucestershire ~ Amberley, Woodchester and Stonehouse covering forty five acres with a total of 60,000 vines. For this painting masterclass, we will be based in Woodchester, just a ten minute drive from Pegasus Art Shop. We hope there are lush green vines to paint in the middle of June!

We will have use of the wine tasting room from where we will venture out and explore the vines before setting up for painting. There is an open sided, large covered barn where we can paint in bad weather. Please bring your own packed lunch for a midday break, with a brief wine tasting! There is tea and coffee available on the day.

www.woodchestervalleyvineyard.co.uk

Woodchester Valley Vineyard Woodchester Valley Vineyard Wine Tasting Room - tables and chair in room with wine bottles Woodchester Valley Vineyard Barn - open fronted barn with people painting inside

All materials can be bought or pre-ordered from Pegasus Art Shop with an extra 5% discount.

We look forward to welcoming you to Woodchester Valley Vineyard. Please arrive in good time to set up before the workshop starts at 10am. You will need to take your equipment home with you.

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REGULAR ART CLASSES - FULL DETAILS

MONDAY

'Watercolour Painting' with Richard Callingham

Learn how to paint with watercolours: simple techniques to gain confidence, colour mixing & palette, all about papers - inspiration and fun.

Richard Callingham is an experienced watercolourist, having taught at home and abroad for the past twenty years. "Watercolours are my passion. No other medium can give such a fresh and spontaneous effect."

The classes are designed to appeal to the beginner and uses a very simplified approach. More experienced watercolourists may also benefit from picking up a few tips! For your first lesson Richard will supply all the necessary equipment - he can advise you on what to purchase for future practice, and it needn't be expensive!

Richard Callingham in the studio Richard Callingham - Beauport Jersey - en plein air Richard Callingham - Watercolour Workshop

Mondays ongoing 10.00 am - 12.15 pm.

6 week course cost £96.

To sign up or for more enquiries, contact Richard: richard@rtcwatercolours.co.uk

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'Ways of Seeing' Drawing & Mixed Media with Sue Rae

Sue returns to teach her drawing and mixed media class at Pegasus Art. She has been teaching Fine Art at Stroud College for many years and more recently to degree students. A course designed for students who already have some experience but wish to develop skills and explore individual ways of working. There will be an emphasis on drawing during the first few weeks, followed by an exploration of a variety of materials and subject matter. Projects will be set each week but students can also initiate their own project and choice of materials - with guidance from the tutor. You will be encouraged to keep sketchbooks.

About Sue: Sue is a practising artist who paints, uses mixed media and draws regularly. She has exhibited in solo shows in London and the South West. Her paintings are about a sense of place and she uses a variety of mediums to explore subtlety, contrast of mark, translucency and density of colour. Work also includes textural materials such as plaster, sand and collage to express the geology of a location.

Her teaching style is guiding and nourishing – with a focus on encouraging her students to explore their individual style and potential.

Sue Rae - art class in progress Sue Rae - student work - model drawing tone Sue Rae - mixed media

Book by contacting suejrae@icloud.com or 01285 821617

Mondays (Starts 1st October 2018) 1.00pm - 4.00pm

5 weeks for £80 or 10 week block for £150

*Suitable for students with some experience* Feel free to contact Sue to discuss the course.

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TUESDAY

NEW: 'Max Masterclass' with Max Hale

Max Hale is joining our stable of regular teachers at Pegasus Art! Join him for morning or afternoon classes where he will be teaching different mediums throughout the year.

His first class starts on 25th September 2018.

Max Hale Masterclasses Mac Hale painting at easel with life model Max Hale painting at easel with life model

SET ONE

25th September for four weeks: £80
10.00am – 12.30pm
Introduction to Painting

1.30pm – 4.30pm
Drawing from Scratch

SET TWO

6th November for six weeks: £115
10.00am – 12.30pm
Inspirational Landscapes in Acrylics

1.30pm – 4.30pm
Starting to Paint in Acrylics (a beginners course)

2019

SET ONE

8th January for seven weeks: £130
10.00am – 12.30pm
Impressionist Pastels

1.30pm – 4.30pm
Portraits from Scratch

To book please call 07792 015059 or visit www.maxhaleart.co.uk

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WEDNESDAY

'Drawing Skills' with Paul Fowler

Designed for anyone wishing to develop their drawing skills and suitable for all abilities, Paul uses a format to encourage and challenge. Each 6 week course has a set theme and uses a series of objects and references to inspire and surprise. One drawing is developed over the six sessions on a large sheet of paper. Each week drawings morph and develop as the new objects arrive giving students the freedom to incorporate imagination and experiment with a variety of drawing techniques.

Paul Fowler Drawing Skills Circle Paul Fowler Drawing Skills Class Paul Fowler Drawing Skills Sketch

Wednesday 9.15 am - 12.15 pm

6 weeks cost £95.

To sign up or for more information, contact: paul.j.fowler@btinternet.com

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'Drawing and Painting' with Alison Vickery

Suitable for all levels of experience.

Be inspired in this enjoyable, relaxed class to try different materials, media and techniques.

Alison demonstrates techniques and creates a wonderful warm atmosphere in her classes.

Alison Vickery Painting Alison Vickery charcoal prawns drawing Alison Vickery figs drawing

Wednesday ongoing 1.00 pm - 3.30 pm

6 weeks cost £90.

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'After School Class' - Drawing Skills for 8 - 12 year olds with Alison Vickery

Have fun and develop skills of observation, interpretation- let the imagination flow!

A lovely after school class with encouraging teacher Alison who sets a really nice vibe in her class.

Explore different medium and be challenged to draw objects in detail. Even if you are not naturally creative, come and have a go! Contact Alison on info@alisonvickery.co.uk for more information.

Alison Vickery Pears drawing Alison Vickery prawns and lemons drawing Alison Vickery group pictures

Wednesday ongoing 3.50 pm - 4.50 pm

6 weeks cost £60.

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THURSDAY

'Extreme Poses' – Life Drawing with Paul Fowler

Continuation of this original format tutored by experienced artist and tutor Paul Fowler. With the use of climbing ropes the life model is posed off the ground creating interesting and challenging drawing opportunities. Suitable for the less experienced right through to professional artists. The afternoon session is long poses.

Paul Fowler Life Drawing Doug Paul Fowler Life Drawing Kim

Choice of two Thursday groups:

9.30 am - 12.30 pm 6 weeks cost £130

7.00 pm - 9.00 pm 6 weeks cost £90

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NEW: 'Circus to Stage' – Life Drawing with Paul Fowler

A new and exciting Life Drawing Class featuring clothed models in flamboyant, circus or stage costumes! A challenging and fun class learning how to draw texture, fabric and life models in any medium, guided by a very experienced tutor. Our very own Eliza, who works both at Pegasus and Giffords Circus will be making occasional appearances on her circus hoop!

Paul Fowler circus to stage - girl sitting in hoop Paul Fowler circus to stage - girl in hoop curled up

1.30pm - 4.30 pm 6 weeks cost £130

Book direct with Paul on fowlerlayfigures@gmail.com

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FRIDAY

'Developing Skills And Creativity In Painting' with Rob Collins MA RCA

With Rob's encouragement and skill, find ways of painting that suit you individually in any medium. Rob has designed this course to appeal to anyone wishing to develop their painting skills whether your are a complete beginner or someone with experience working in isolation who needs guidance and motivation. As a serious professional artist and experienced tutor Rob is perfectly placed to encourage his students. He will set up a still life each week but expects many students to work from their own source material or on self motivated projects.

Rob Collins Apples Painting Rob Collins Woodland Painting

Friday 9.00 am - 12.00 pm - 7 weeks cost £91.

Friday 1.00 pm - 4.00 pm - 7 weeks cost £112.

To sign up or for more information, contact: robcollins52@ymail.com

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