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Having fun with paint techniques and m

Having fun with paint techniques and m

Duration:6 hours total
Includes:Food
Languages:Offered in English

About your host

I have been involved in arts and crafts from as soon as I could hold a crayon, I’m now 50. I’m a gilder (applying gold leaf) and surface decorator and love to use paint to imitate wood, stone and fantasy finishes. I have worked on a number of architectural gilding jobs including St James Catholic Church in London and Castlehyde, Michael Flatley’s home in Ireland near Fermoy. I also restored old…
Louise
Louise
Louise
Louise

What we’ll do

Working on prepared boards I will demonstrate how to mix colours, apply an undercoat and then a top coat using various techniques such as stippling, sponging, softening, dragging to simulate various finishes like malachite, wood, agate etc. Participants will then get to have a go themselves with help when needed. We will have a mid morning break for refreshments, a buffet style lunch. Do to…

What else you should know

Don’t wear clothes you’d mind getting paint on. Dress up warm, we have heaters in the workshop but layers are advisable. If you have large hands and bring some gloves, latex ones provided

What I’ll provide

Food
Lunch drinks and materials all provided

What to bring

Suitable clothing to paint in.

Where you'll be

The workshop will take place in a well equipped art studio in Robin Hood’s Bay which regularly hosts workshops.

Things to keep in mind

Cancellation policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 7 days before the experience is scheduled to start or within 24 hours of purchase.

Communication policy

Always communicate through Airbnb. To protect your payment, never transfer money or communicate outside the Airbnb website or app.

Guest requirements

Up to 6 guests aged 18 and up can attend.

More tips

Don’t wear clothes you’d mind getting paint on. Dress up warm, we have heaters in the workshop but layers are advisable. If you have large hands and bring some gloves, latex ones provided
Louise
Having fun with paint techniques and m
New experience
£60 / person
New experience
£60 / person