Skills passed down by medieval craftspeople to create small-scale designs using 24 carat gold leaf and pigments (a small amount of lead is possible). No drawing experience necessary, choose from
The North Lakes has some characterful settings for Churches - atmospheric qualities ideal for mixed-media sketching and painting on location. Join Lionel on five expeditions helping you develop both observational
More advanced illumination: make perfect manuscript gesso using a traditional recipe, lay it smoothly and gild with loose leaf gold. Practical tips on mastering technique, creating raised areas of gilding
William Blake, renowned for his poem ‘Jerusalem’, is England’s greatest poet/painter. A young disciple of his, Samuel Palmer, found his spirituality in the English landscape, painting images unique to British
Botanical Art in Coloured Pencil: Looking at September Forms and Colour. A little research of your own will reveal the diversity of plants used for health, healing, wellbeing and diet.
Seed heads and fruit in the hedgerow will inspire you to draw and paint from nature. Accurately portray them in watercolour with help and individual tuition. For both beginners and