Oil Painting Masterclass: Experiment with Colour

Image Credit: Rupert Peploe

The Holburne

01225 388569

Saturday 21 April 2018
10.30am – 4.30pm
Opening Hours: 10am to 5pm (11am to 5pm Sunday and Bank holidays)
Admission Fee: £50 (plus £3 for materials payable to the tutor on the day; includes entry to Anthony Fry (1927-2016) A Retrospective)
Booking essential

Be inspired by the vibrant use of colour in our temporary exhibition, Anthony Fry (1927-2016) A Retrospective, and learn how to apply colour in oil paint. Enjoy a tour of the exhibition before returning to the studio to work from a still-life and experiment with colour techniques and form. Under the guidance of tutor Rupert Peploe, you will be led through the process of building a still-life, working from initial sketches through to oil paint.

This workshop is suitable for students of all levels of experience, from beginners to professional artists.

Students need to provide: Oil paint brushes, brush cleaners, and a broad spectrum of oil paint colours, including White (It is recommended that you select a handful of colours from the following: Sap, Viridian Green, Chrome Yellow, Lemon Yellow, Chrome Red, Alizarin Red, Cerulean Blue, French Ultramarine Blue, Burnt Sienna, Umber, Yellow Ochre)

Additional £3 charge payable to tutor on the day for primed boards.

Rupert Peploe comes from a family with a very strong artistic tradition; Samuel J. Peploe the Scottish Colourist and Thomas Peploe Wood the topographical artist were both relations. Rupert has always combined his professional life in the Antiques Trade with painting and drawing, and in recent years has had a series of successful one-man shows in Bristol where he lives. He is particularly excited by colour and form within the West Country Landscape, and Irish artists including Paul Henry have been a strong influence for him. He spends a great deal of time in Pembrokeshire and finds great inspiration in its dramatic coastal scenery. He paints in oil and where possible completes the artwork on the spot. He also paints still lives and again colour is all important to him but also the exploration of negative shapes and design. 

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