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Watercolour Painting

22nd Jul 2019 - 27th Jul 2019

Leader(s): Anne Barnham

Code: 00000

Holiday Type: Arts and Crafts

Ensuite Package Price: £560

Hotel: Sidholme Hotel

Location:Sidmouth, Jurassic Coast, Devon

Contact Tel: 01395 515104

Email: sidholme@christianguild.co.uk

This is a great opportunity to improve your skills in relaxed company. Our expert tutor will guide you with techniques and ‘building blocks’ to help you create your own masterpieces over 5 days. Whether getting inspiration from the Jurassic Coast or the East Devon countryside you are sure to return home with beautiful paintings and great memories.

Places are limited to allow our tutor to give you personalised suggestions based on your level of experience.

Please note: there may be some outdoor sessions, so please pack suitable clothing.

This is a great opportunity to improve your skills in relaxed company. Our expert tutor will guide you with techniques and ‘building blocks’ to help you create your own n masterpieces over 5 days. Whether getting inspiration from the Jurassic Coast or the East Devon countryside you are sure to return home with beautiful paintings and great memories.

Places are limited to allow our tutor to give you personalised suggestions based on your level of experience. Please note: there may be some outdoor sessions, so please pack suitable clothing.

'What shall I bring?'

Chair/ Stool and /or Easel, whichever you prefer, a board to work on, paints, brushes, tissues, tape etc. Pens, pencils, rubber etc. Paper and/or sketch book. Water pot and bottle  to carry water in and a camera.

Warm clothes and/or sun cream!  Sun Hat. A peaked cap (golf visor!) helps a lot.

This is only a preference list. Try to whittle your items down so that you can carry them easily, there won’t be too much walking but you need to be fairly mobile with your kit.

There won’t be too much walking but you need to be fairly mobile with your kit.

Please call Sidholme Hotel on 01395 515104 for more information


Watercolour Painting

29th Sep 2019 - 4th Oct 2019

Leader(s): Alison Drake

Code: 0

Holiday Type: Arts and Crafts

Ensuite Package Price: £475

Hotel: Willersley Castle Hotel

Location:Nr Matlock, Derbyshire Dales

Contact Tel: 01629 582270

Email: willersley@christianguild.co.uk

This studio-based watercolour course is suitable for both beginners and experienced painters alike, with an emphasis on learning about the magical art of watercolour techniques. You will be given a subject to paint each day with step by step instruction and advice, completing four paintings in all over the duration of the break.

Customer Comments

"Alison was natural, calm, confident and totally inspirational."

"A very talented tutor and a totally gifted artist"

Meet one of our guides....

Alison Drake

Alison is a self- taught artist and has 30 years’ experience in Watercolour painting and has been successfully teaching watercolours for four years. Alison believes that anyone can paint given some core techniques. She encourages a sociable, relaxed atmosphere where skills can develop and inspiration can grow. She sees her role as helping people to develop the ideas that interest them-projecting their own unique vision on paper while she offers practical solution to help that vision take shape more clearly. Most aspects of this fascinating medium will be covered by means of demonstrations, painting along with Alison in the studio, and plenty of on to one help and guidance. Why not give it a try!

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Christmas Craft Break

17th Nov 2019 - 22nd Nov 2019

Code: 00000

Holiday Type: Arts and Crafts

Ensuite Package Price: £295

Hotel: Sidholme Hotel

Location:Sidmouth, Jurassic Coast, Devon

Contact Tel: 01395 515104

Email: sidholme@christianguild.co.uk

Join us for a variety of Christmas ‘crafty’ ideas — sticking, painting, inking and more. Our friendly tutors will provide demonstrations and teach you a variety of techniques. This is a great opportunity to be crafty in many different ways.

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Please call Sidholme Hotel on 01395 515104 for more information



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