2020 Course Dates

Francesca leads her course, Landscape Painting and Natural Pigments

 at St Ives School of Painting www.schoolofpainting.co.uk

‘This course presents the pure and unadulterated thrill of painting in its rawest form’ St Ives School of Painting

Earth Pigment Painting Courses

This 3 day course will guide participants through some of the processes of making artist’s oil and acrylic paint. It will also provide an opportunity to create work in the landscape. The first day focuses on paint making and paint making techniques in the studio and the second and third days will be painting at Botallack mine and Kenidjack. All materials provided inc paper and canvas, but you are welcome to bring sketchbooks, brushes etc.


                                           2020   May 2-4th

                                                      June 12-14th

       July 10-12th

        August 5-7th

             September 4-6th

         October 2-4th


Plant Dye Courses


Learn some of the processes of natural dyes from plants around you and in the hedgerows, also, take the opportunity to use an indigo dye vat. Participants will experiment with a range of silk and cotton fabric. All materials are provided but welcome to bring extra fabric.

2020  May 14-16th

         June 9-11th

      July 2-4th

              August 13-15th

                    September 24-26th

                October 15-17th

Courses are £250.00 per person for the three days and include all materials, canvases, paper, paints, binders and brushes, dyes, cotton and silk fabrics and use of studio. Spaces are limited, confirmation upon receipt of payment. To book your place or to find out more about these please contact me via the website or email me: francesca985@gmail.com 

 Courses outside of these dates can be arranged for groups of three or more.

NEW for 2020:

*5 Day Residential courses in April, July & Aug: use of two studios, tutoring by two artists, gallery visits, pigment site visits, painting on the coast and stay in artist’s rural retreat on the SW coast path, catering provided. Cost is £500 per person, all inclusive.

© Francesca Owen 2019

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