Wednesday 19th February 2020 • 10:00 am - 4:00pm • £65.00

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


During this workshop you will investigate and learn how to create a traditional painting using skills and techniques of the old masters:

  • Learn how to prepare a panel and lay down a ground

  • Using a wet palette, drawing from life, composition, optical colour mixing and many other techniques on the day

  • Develop an interesting composition in charcoal drawing from a still life

  • Work monochromatically to create a grisaille

  • Explore acrylic paints and glazing medium to develop luminous layers of tone and hue using a limited palette

  • Discover a way of working that offers huge rewards and develop an understanding of exploiting colour through painting


Patrick Smith BA (Hons) Fine Art Painting / Printmaking P.C.E.T – P.G.C.E A is an established artist in fine art and printmaking having work in many private collections both nationally and internationally. His practice concentrates on ideas associated with the edge and devices in composition and form. Patrick studied painting and printmaking at Leeds Metropolitan University where he was awarded the William Tier memorial award for Landscapes and Erasmus scholarship to train at the Utrecht School of the Arts in Holland. He has taught for many years to degree level and runs various courses and workshops: https://www.psmithstudio58.co.uk/

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:

email: pennie@yorkartandcrafts.com

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 or 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.