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13th-20th August Sunflower painting and Starry Night!

Well what a wonderfull week we have just spent painting sunflowers in their fields. We were very lucky to have such perfect fields of flowers which allowed us to create some lovely studies in watercoloour, chalks and acrylics. This week i was joined by Griff who travelled with Britta from Germany, then there was Anne…
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A Great Start to the 2016 Course Season

We've just completed the first of our 2016 course. Kick-starting the season with a Life-Drawing class focusing on the human body. Returning and new guests enjoyed poses supplied by experienced Retreat model Lydia. Everyone enjoyed an opportunity to revisit drawing skills, paying particular attention to placement and gauging techniques. Everyone mastered traditional size by sight…
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A retrospective of the year

                Now that this year's painting season has come to an end we finally find a little time get back to up-dating our blog, which has been shamefully neglected. Autum here, a beautiful time of year, is slowly coming to an end and it's staring to get wintery.…
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