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Painting a rusty Chevrolet

Watercolour workshop learning how to paint rust, chrome and peeling paint in an old Chevy.

  • Starts 10 Jul
  • 80 British pounds
  • St John's Church, Hills Road, Cambridge CB2 8RN

Available spots

Service Description

Come along for a creative and relaxing day painting a rusty Chevrolet. I will show you how to paint the car with a step by step demonstration. I explain my process and show you various techniques and methods for the painting. I will also provide tips and tricks for using different brushes and paints. You will be able to paint the project and I will give individual guidance and encouragement. You will produce a finished painting of the car to take home along with printed guidance notes, photograph and an outline sketch of the car which you can trace or draw free hand. One of the great things about attending a demonstration is that you can see the techniques being used in real-time and ask questions during the demonstration. The workshop will start at 10am and we finish at 3.30pm. I encourage attendees to arrive 15 minutes prior to the commencement of the workshop ie 9.45am. This will allow you time to familiarise yourself with the amenities. Meet me and your fellow participants and enjoy a coffee or tea or other light refreshments. All courses are for adults age 18 plus. You will need to bring: Watercolour paper (if possible Arches 140lb/300gsm cotton Cold pressed. Brushes large wash brush and a fine pointed brush for detail. A ceramic palette or an old white plate for mixing colours, a pencil, 2 large jam jars, paper towel, masking tape and a board to tape your paper to. Masking Fluid and an old fine pointed brush or ruling pen to apply it with. Suggested Colours: (if you don't have them bring your existing colours. Yellows: Cadmium Yellow light. Reds: Cadmium Red, Permanent Orange, Burnt Sienna or Quinacridone Burnt Orange Violet Blues: Ultramarine Blue, I will be using one specialist colour called Iridescent Electric Blue by Daniel Smith alternatively bring Manganese or Cerulean blue. Please bring your own lunch. Costa, Co-op and Tesco are a 5min walk. Free tea, coffee and biscuits (including gluten free) will be available all day. The workshop will be held in the large light and airy Wilkinson room at St John's Church, Hills Road, Cambridge. There is free parking at the rear of the Church. If you have a disability/additional support needs please contact me before booking. Please ensure that you provide me with full details of any specific requirements that you may have and I will endeavour to accommodate you. To read comments from previous participants please visit the review page on my website.

Upcoming Sessions

Cancellation Policy

Once you have booked a place it is allocated for the term or one day workshop. You are able to cancel up to one week before the course/workshop starts and I will refund your fee. After that point if you have to cancel I will try to fill your place but if I cannot do so there is no refund.

Contact Details

Cambridge, UK

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