Castles in Suffolk Skies

with Mary-Anne Bartlett

Thursday 27 to Saturday 29 July 2017

Seagulls & samphire 2014 Tide Mill

MAry-Anne sketchingSketch, paint and explore the beautiful Suffolk countryside and coast with artist tutor Mary-Anne. This is a wonderful summer 3-day workshop, spending lots of time outdoors and returning to develop our ideas in the Art Safari Studio.  The Art Safari Studio is on the quayside in Woodbridge with fabulous views of the Deben Estuary, the iconic Tide Mill is just a few steps away and Sutton Hoo, the mysterious Anglo Saxon burial site, is just across the river.

Seagulls & samphire 2014 Deben birdsMary-Anne leads this short art break with demonstrations, exercises and one-to-one tuition time.  Out and about, sketching and painting en plein air, venturing to parts of Suffolk that have enchanted artists, poets and authors over the centuries, isolated churches, water meadows, castles, and ‘higgledy piggledy’ villages.  We will lift share to painting locations to reduce the number of vehicles.

This is a county of huge skies – a patchwork of fields, ancient hedgerows and winding narrow lanes.  Whispering reed beds, boats tugging on their mooring buoys, dancing watery reflections, gulls crying overhead and the clanking of rigging –  so your sketchbooks will fill with happy images of Suffolk in summertime.

Enjoy the company of your fellow artists with fulfilling days of artistic exploration and convivial evenings.

Suitable for artists of all abilities, a suggested equipment list will be provided.

Castles in Suffolk Skies short art break tuition cost: £275

Joining point Woodbridge

Price includes:  Art tuition, refreshments & 3 picnic lunches

Transport and accommodation are not included, we can help you with suggestions of lovely B & B’s and places to stay.

Please call 01394 382235 for more information, pre-booking is required.

 Sketching with Art Safari Orford 2011 Orford Castle sketch by Lindsey Bucknor 2010
 Seagulls & samphire 2014 Deben artists Sketch to painting


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