The courses, one of which has now finished, are producing some great work from students. The beginners group are loving the freedom they can experience by using the acrylic inks and are being introduced to a wider and more vibrant colour palette.
The development group have been encouraged to be really adventurous in their approach to using colour and mark making techniques and a few 'timed' challenges have really improved their spontaneity and confidence.
Throughout the course I have been encouraging the group to look at the work of contemporary artists who paint the natural world, hoping that by doing so they will move away even more from constraints about 'rules' in painting.
Here are a few images from the course, including our 'working wall'.