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Reimagining the Landscape Jon Clayton & David Kereszteny-Lewis 17th & 18th September 2022, 10am-4pm each day, The Tattenhall Centre, Tattenhall Cheshire. Cost - £200.


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Reimagining the Landscape 

Jon Clayton & David Kereszteny-Lewis

17th & 18th September 2022, 10am-4pm each day, The Tattenhall Centre, Tattenhall Cheshire.

 Cost - £200.

Using the landscape to explore ideas in abstraction and develop artistic process.

 A two-day weekend workshop based in the spacious art room of the Tattenhall Centre in the beautiful, Cheshire village of Tattenhall.  A course ideal for both beginners and those with some experience who are interested in playing with mixed media and exploring an artistic process.

•     All materials provided 

•     Sketching, collaging, using artwork to develop work on canvas or wood panel.

•     An introduction to intaglio printing and other printing methods to further explore ideas.

•     Lunch and refreshments provided.

Course Format

Day One - welcome and introduction, providing sketching materials and possible uses ‘out in the field’. 

Walking out from the Tattenhall Centre to an open viewpoint looking across the fields to the Peckforton Hills (approx. 0.5 km). Mindful, quick, loose, mixed media sketching producing as much material as possible on a2/a3 cartridge paper in a short time. 

Back at the art room using our sketches to crop and collage on card/more cartridge paper or own sketchbooks if you prefer. Think about then begin to explore ideas from our studio work to a more ‘finished’ level on canvas or wood panel.

Day Two – Further work on our mixed media studies begun the day before together with exploring ideas from yesterday’s sketching session using intaglio printing, etching on Perspex and card, using the print press. There will also be opportunities to explore further using mono, hand printing.

Outcomes

All participants should produce a large body of sketchbook work some of which will have been developed further, as well as number of their own prints, hot off the press! The aim is also that you go away with ideas on a structure of working, an artistic process that can be adapted to any landscape and your studio practice.

Booking - The cost of the course is £200 including materials lunch, refreshments and materials. Limited places first come first served basis please contact jonmclayton@googlemail.com  or DM me on https://www.instagram.com/_jonmclaytonart/

Booking  Please pay a deposit of £50 to my account : 

Acc No: 29347444. Sort code: 23-69-72 Jonathan Clayton. Art tutor. Or my Paypal link - PayPal.Me . Full payments to be paid 4 weeks before start date of 17th Sept. 2022.

We will provide lunch and refreshments but please let us know of any allergies and/or dietary requirements so we can cater for everyone. Alternatively, please say if you would prefer to bring your own.

Address  – 

 Tattenhall Centre 

Tattenhall, High St, Tattenhall, Chester, CH3 9PX

 

 

 

Please note.

 

Unless weather is really awful, we will be walking a short distance from the Centre. We will work on ground sheets and thick card drawing boards (provided) unless you require a folding chair that can be carried. If so, please ask to be provided (or bring your own, of course).

 

 

 

 

 


 

WORKSHOP TERMS & CONDITIONS 

 

           Booking

 
  • Please book online by visiting course pages or email me directly (see above)
  • Deposits of £50 are paid to secure your place at time of booking.
  • You will be contacted 4 weeks before the start of the course for full payment.
 

        Cancellations 

 

If we cancel

 
  • If we have to cancel the course for any reason, you are welcome to transfer deposits or full payments to a future date. Alternatively, your payments will be refunded.
 

If you cancel

 
  • If you have to cancel your booking, it’s important that you let us know as soon as you can.
  • If you cancel 6 weeks or more from start date. You will be refunded any payments, .
  • If you cancel less than 6 weeks from start of course. We will do our best to fill your place and you will be refunded. If however we are not able to fill your place, no refund will be given. You are of course welcome to find someone to take your place as long as you send us their contact details.
 

No travel or accommodation costs will be reimbursed.