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Frances Winder – (Watercolour, Gouache, Pastel, Acrylic)

  • Former art teacher now a highly-rated Tutor based in Kendal
  • Very distinctive and talented artist in her own right
  • Ran her own studio in Manchester
  • Worked as an illustrator for architects and advertising agencies
  • Continues exhibiting regularly

“As an artist, the fleeting qualities of light and colour excite me. I am trying to grasp the internal qualities, the essential mood and spirit of place. Sometimes I use a straightforward, representational approach, but increasingly I am exploring the abstract. I love to experiment with texture and colour and follow themes and ideas of work, large and small.” FW

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“Excellent course and teacher inspirational.”
“Excellent course. Frances is a really good tutor, good balance of short demos and time to do your own work. Loads of ideas to try. Please keep booking her.”
“Exceptionally good, a hard working tutor.”
“Fantastically inspiring course full of new ideas and great encouragement from the tutor.”
“Fabulous course Frances is wonderful!”
“Frances is a great teacher, no pressure, encouraging always sharing lots of techniques.”
“Francis Winder was a lovely tutor, very patient and interesting.”
“Frances is an inspirational teacher with patience and insight.”


Upcoming Courses

September 2018


September 18th at 18:30 to September 21st at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

Explore Acrylic. Build-up Structure using wash, glaze, rag, impasto, knife or credit card and Texture using gesso and cling film. Use Watercolour effects, flat graphics or thick impasto oils to create very different paintings. For Starters, Experimenters and Challengers. Both representational and abstract themes - try both if you wish. Frances Winder (S. Cumbria www.highamhall.com/frances-winder) Residential: £324 Non-residential: £226

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