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You requested shorter online courses on subjects often considered challenging. Registration is open for the first two topics. This Summer I hope to add two on aspects of composition”
Elaine Searle
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Delicate Whites

Next course starts 1 April (registration closes 1 March)
Level: INTERMEDIATE
Duration 6-8 weeks
Total places: 8
Fee: £300
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Why take this course?
Do you long to paint white florals and vegetables that come alive with subtle colours. Refine your palette, avoid the greys and make new mixes. Try out strategic placement of contrast elements to ‘hold’ white edges. Learn how to depict translucency and more.

This web-based course features a video and full email support. Try out approaches with structured exercises. Consolidate what you have learnt through a set assignment. You can discuss work in progress during a personal Skype session. Receive my written critique/feedback to your painting.
How to enrol
Step 1. Contact me using the button above. I will confirm there is a place available
Step 2. Once you hear back from me, make a payment using button below
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Rich & Vibrant Darks

Next course starts 1 April (registration closes 1 March)
Level: INTERMEDIATE
Duration 6-8 weeks
Total places: 8
Fee: £300
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Why take this course?
Do your darks look lifeless and dull… learn how to make fruits, florals and vegetables shimmer with intriguing hidden colour. Try working ‘wet into wet’ and then finishing with controlled ‘dry brush. Alternatively learn why and when to build a patchwork of color wash and ‘knit’ them together with darks. Techniques that really work.

This web-based course features a video and full email support. Try out approaches with structured exercises. Consolidate what you have learnt through a set assignment. You can discuss work in progress during a personal Skype session. Receive my written critique/feedback to your painting.
How to enrol
Step 1. Contact me using the button above. I will confirm there is a place available
Step 2. Once you hear back from me, make a payment using button below
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