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29 Southern Road
Bournemouth, England, BH6 3SR
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Classical Art Academy run Drawing and Oil Painting Classes Courses Workshops and Painting Holidays from their studio in Bournemouth, Dorset.  Art courses, classes and workshops in Drawing and Oil Painting for all ability levels and ages.

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Norwegian Fjord Study ... A course inspired by August Vilhelm Lou 1828 ~1902

Martin Close

Norwegian Fjord Study by August Vilhelm Lou 

Norwegian Fjord Study by August Vilhelm Lou 

Starts Saturday 29th - Monday 31st August 2015


An exciting 3 day course where you will study and create your own unique version of this August Wilhelm Leu oil painting (above). Suitable for all levels of student.  Martin has broken this down into a simple step by step process and will be demonstrating each stage. On this course you will have the valuable opportunity to produce a beautiful painting inspired by this historic romantic artist and learn how to work from a photograph in order to capture the image using a tonal grid to help you get accurate colour.  

“Martin's approach to painting this scene helped me capture the atmosphere of the rolling mist, the sun beaming over the mountains and reflections in the lake that I would have lost on my own. It was challenging as the composition covers many different aspects of painting but it was a very rewarding project."
(Student) 2015

When: Saturday 29th - Monday 31st August 2015
Cost: £345  (£245 for Atelier class students) Price includes materials. Atelier students receiving the discounted price are required to bring their own paints and brushes.  
Interested? Contact Rachel on 07725 043503 or 01202 302702
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