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During this workshop you shall learn how to paint skies and clouds on Plein-air with acrylic or oils:

  • You will be painting outdoors (weather permitting), overlooking countryside views close to Copmanthorpe outside York Art & Crafts. 

  • The focus will be to build confidence when painting in the outdoor environment, to inspire by various light conditions and to develop resilience to changing weather

  • You will explore how use your brushes and other tools effectively, when painting skies as part of a landscape.

  • The session will start from a demonstration and discussion of the focus for the day, followed by practical work.

Tuesday 23 July 2019 • 10:00 am - 3:00pm • £45.00

Suitable for all levels • All materials and refreshments included - (just bring a packed lunch).


Julia Borodina is a Fine Artist trained in Russia and the UK. Her main themes are landscapes and townscapes and has exhibited work at the Annual Exhibition of Royal Society of Painters in Water Colour, the Royal Society of Marine Artists and the Annual Exhibition of Society of Women Artists at the MallGalleries in London, Royal Society of Birmingham Artists and many other British Galleries.

To book a place (or if you have any questions) please contact Pennie and let us know the course or workshop you would like to book on and we shall then send you payment details to send a bank transfer or cheque:


tel: 07851 299140

Terms and conditions: A 50% deposit is required to book a place on any course or workshop with the balance due the week before the start date. In the unlikely event we have to can cel a course or workshop you deposit will be returned to you in full. Should you have to cancel a your place on a workshop ir course, your deposit will be returned to you or transferred to another course if your cancellation is 7 days or more before the commencement of the courses or workshop. If less than 7 days notice is given the deposit is non refundable unless we can fill your place in which case it shall be returned to you.