No need to pack! Relax and paint on a virtual holiday with Roger Dellar. We travel in our minds to Chania in Crete and continue to... Read more
Date21 Nov - 24 Nov 2020
Location(s)CreteEUROPE / Greece
Tour contentPainting the harbours and streets of Crete
No need to pack! Relax and paint on a virtual holiday with Roger Dellar. We travel in our minds to Chania in Crete and continue to explore the island.
With demos, critiques and lots of informative chat from Roger on live link, you will be given inspiration and techniques to help you in your own painting. Using source material that we give you (or using your own) you will have plenty of work to do between zoom sessions. You will be totally absorbed in your painting from your own artspace. Enjoying the sunshine of Crete is definitely part of this virtual tour.
Roger leads you via Zoom on this bright painting holiday. He knows the area well from leading Art Safari tours (with another one planned for 2021) so has many stories and secrets to tell. Using stills we can concentrate on street scenes, cafe culture and beautiful harbours full or colourful boats.
Learn about how to compose your painting and plan your light. Roger is a master of rich shadows and bold brush, learn his style and feel confident in your brush-strokes.
We will give you some Cretan recipes to try out between your painting sessions.
Learning via Zoom is highly concentrated and productive. It allows you to delve into technique and imagination.
HOW DOES IT WORK?
Day 1: Meet Roger and the Art Safari team on Zoom for three hours of demonstration and tuition time, which includes advice on sketching elephants and carmine bee-eaters.
Roger will run the session in his own style, welcoming you and talking about this part of the world that he loves to paint. He will take you on a journey into his own painting while he demonstrates in oil, using photographs from Crete.
You will have the option to paint from a variety of images to suit your taste from a library of photos you will receive as part of the course package.
You have time in between session to complete your work and submit images of your paintings for feedback on our private Facebook group, or email them to Roger.
Day 2: At 2pm the following day, we meet again to tackle a second painting through the same process. Tuition will include composition and colour.
Day 3: The third day is free for you to paint all day.
Day 4: At 2pm we hold a final shorter meeting (around an hour) to review and share your work and insights from the course.
It’s going to be almost like being in the warmth of Greece – we’re all on the same journey for these few days and there’s time to share stories outside of the tuition times. We can also take time away from our easels and recreate some yummy meals inspired by our meals in Greek tavernas – we will send you some fabulous recipes from the region for anyone who likes the idea of cooking!
WHAT YOU WILL NEED:
Roger Dellar will work in oils, but you may use any medium. Please ask if you would like more details. This course isn’t specifically about colour, so just use colours you are familiar with and those you already have.
VIRTUAL TOUR COST:
This virtual Crete painting tour costs £140pp
The joining point for your Crete tour is wherever you have internet and feel ready and comfortable to paint.
OUR PRICE INCLUDES:
All online Zoom tuition, copious resource material and ideas, recipes and email contact.
OUR PRICES EXCLUDE:
Art materials, internet access, personal expenses.
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