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Plein Air  (painting outside) workshop artist Julia Borodina - When: Wednesday 9th May 2018 - Level: Suitable for all  levels from complete beginners to experienced painters - All materials  and refreshments  included - (just bring a packed lunch) Time: 10am - 3pm - Cost: £32.50 per workshop - A  few places available

This workshop is designed for anyone wanting to discover and develop your watercolour, oils or acrylic painting outside the studio space. You will have the opportunity to develop your skills, techniques and confidence in painting Plein Air, exploring the environment around you.

You can use this to be inspired by various light conditions, develop resilience to changing weather as well as gain an insight to challenges of an outdoor practitioner an opportunity to explore sky and clouds, perspective, light and shadows, trees, flowers and composition.

If the weather becomes stormy or and wet, the session can continue in the studio.


Please dress in comfortable clothes and shoes for the day. The workshop will begin with a discussion and taught focus before gathering materials and explore the surrounding areas of Greenwood Studio with it’s birch trees, surrounding fields and agricultural buildings, and choosing your selected viewpoint to paint. Easels. boards and stools are provided.

Tutor: Julia Borodina is a Russian-born fine artist, who has a passion for colour, loose painting technique and enjoys using impressionistic approaches within her work. Julia holds a BA in fine art from Omsk University, Russia and an MA in painting from the University of Wolverhampton. Julia has 10 years experience of designing and leading creative workshops specialising in watercolour, acrylic and oil painting. Julia's work has been exhibited at The Royal Institute of Painters in Watercolours annual exhibition and at The Royal Society of Birmingham artists.

Please contact Pennie to book a place - email: office: 01904 651085 - mobile: 07851 299140