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Emily Murray Paterson, Tulips. The Hepworth Wakefield.
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Online Workshop: Still Life Painting

Sat 10 Apr 2021, 10.30am - 4pm

Join us for the second of two online painting workshops led by Yorkshire-based artist Richard Kitson. Taking inspiration from works in the Wakefield Permanent Art Collection along with planting in The Hepworth Wakefield Garden, you will explore techniques in observation, measurement, colour mixing and paint applications to paint a botanical still-life arrangement of your choosing.

Following introductions and demonstrations, you will work as a group on studies based on Tulips by Emily Murray Patterson (pictured above). You will then work on your own individual pieces, using Murray Patterson, Anne Estelle Rice and Margaret Firth for reference and inspiration (pictured below).

About the tutor

Richard Kitson is an artist producing work and delivering private tuition from his studio in Barnsley, South Yorkshire. Richard has 7 years teaching experience in post 16 education, working primarily at Barnsley Sixth Form College teaching A level Fine Art. Richard regularly delivers demonstrations and workshops throughout the region to art groups and societies.

Richard participated in Sky Arts Portrait Artist of the Year 2018 and has since had solo exhibitions in the UK and Germany.

Book Your Place

Half of the allocated places are offered to Members at the discounted rate. Become a Member.

Book your place online or if you have any questions or special requirements then don’t hesitate to get in touch by emailing hello@hepworthwakefield.org.

This workshop will run online via Zoom. Participants will need to have Zoom accounts accessible from a mobile, desktop or laptop device and will be sent a link in advance of the session. We recommend participating with a device no smaller than a tablet in order to gain the best learning experience.

Please note that materials are not provided and this is reflected in the workshop price. You will need access to your choice of drawing materials (pencils, charcoal, graphite etc), paper/canvas, and acrylic and watercolour paints.

Should The Hepworth Wakefield need to cancel a workshop, your ticket will be refunded in full.

Book online here.