The Saltaire Studio

New workshop space

New workshop space

So my 2020 workshops have started with a bang as I got to be the first workshop to be run in the brand new Craft House space in Bingley. I also got to run my new workshop, Atmospheric Landscapes, for the first time as well!

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Workshop with the Guiseley Art Club

Workshop with the Guiseley Art Club

I had such a lovely time over the Bank Holiday weekend with the Guiseley Art Club who invited me to run a one day workshop for them on using oils with cold wax.

The work they produced in such a short period of time was fantastic and to top it off they also created this wonderful video of the day.

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Oil and pigment sticks

Oil and pigment sticks

I tend to use oil and pigment sticks when I'm starting a painting to get some initial marks down on the paper but they can also be used to work into a painting. The painting does need to be somewhat dry in order to transfer your marks and ensure you are not just moving paint about.

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Workshops for 2019

Workshops for 2019

When I first approach April at the Craft House in Saltaire last year about running some workshops with her neither of us anticipated how popular they would be.  We are now fully booked until June 2019 and have recently launched some new dates to take us up to the end of 2019!

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