WORKSHOPS TIMETABLE

Learn how to prepare grounds using calcined bones, chalk and glue, and the art of metal point drawing using silver, copper and gold.

Fee for the workshop is £420 (All materials are provided).

Art and alchemy have been closely connected since ancient times. During this workshop students will explore the traditional mineral and plant pigments, discovering how the mineral pigments evolve out of the seven metals, their correspondence with the seven planets and the seven tones in music. Within the artists palette is an ancient cosmology, opening up a doorway into the esoteric nature of colour and and the rocks from which they are derived.

Students will learn how to make pigments from nature using rocks, earth and plants and how these pigments are made into paint by grinding them with natural mediums using traditional recipes used since since ancient times. At the end of the workshop students will be able to take away a set of watercolor paints made from rocks and plants.

Fee for the workshop is £430 (All materials are provided).

The mixed technique of egg tempera and oil as practiced in the late 15th century by such artists as Van Eyck, Van der Weyden and Antonello da Messina.

Fee for the workshop is £420

This will be an online workshop held on Zoom running for ten afternoons of three hours daily. Participants will be taught the working methods of 17th century Italian and Spanish still life painters. Areas covered will be the preparation of the ground, the practice of underpainting and chiaroscuro, glazing techniques, the the application of colour using historical pigments of the time.

Fee for the workshop is £350. Places are limited to eight.

Learn the art of chiaroscuro through the traditional practise of underpainting and classical glazing techniques as practiced by Italian, Dutch and Spanish masters of the 16th and 17th centuries.

Fee for the workshop is £420.

The traditional art of egg tempera as practiced by masters of the Florentine schools of the 14th and 15th centuries. Students will be taken step by step through the different stages of the work, from the transfer of the drawing to the gesso panel, the development of the underpainting through to the application of translucent layers of colour as practiced by such artists as Botticelli, Fra Angelico and Piero della Francesca

Fee for the workshop is £430  (Gold leaf and gilding materials are provided).

Art and alchemy have been closely connected since ancient times. During this workshop students will explore the traditional mineral and plant pigments, discovering how the mineral pigments evolve out of the seven metals, their correspondence with the seven planets and the seven tones in music. Within the artists palette is an ancient cosmology, opening up a doorway into the esoteric nature of colour and and the rocks from which they are derived.

Students will learn how to make pigments from nature using rocks, earth and plants and how these pigments are made into paint by grinding them with natural mediums using traditional recipes used since since ancient times. At the end of the workshop students will be able to take away a set of watercolor paints made from rocks and plants.

Fee for the workshop is £430 (All materials are provided).

CATCH UP DAYS

These are for the purpose of completing any unfinished works from previous workshops or the further development of ones own personal projects.

January 30th – 31st
March 19th – 20th
July 15th, 21st and 23rd
August 11th and 13th
October 15th and 16th

CANCELLATIONS

Cancellations made up to two weeks prior to commencement of workshop are eligible for 50% reimbursement of fees.

Cancellations less than two weeks prior to commencement of workshop will not be eligible for reimbursement.