Art, Drawing, Painting, Workshops, Demos & Talks in Norfolk

Paint Out provides an excellent opportunity for aspiring and seasoned artists to acquire and refresh core skills. Themes include painting and drawingcolour theory, blocking inperspective, and best en plein air practice in oilswatercolour and other media, both as practical workshops and at events. Our education programme is taught by experienced professionals and covers everything you need to take your art to the next level, with a particular emphasis on Plein Air essentials.

In addition, we sometimes have entrepreneurial advice about growing your art business alongside your art practice covering bloggingsocial media, photographyframing, pitching to galleries, and selling. Finally, we put things in context with cultural and historical talks and tours.

  • 2023 Plein Air Oil Painting Demo+Tutored Workshop with Rob Nelmes: 14 July 10-4, Norwich
  • 2023 Plein Air Painting Demo with Haidee-Jo Summers: 17 July 10-12, Morston Creek
  • 2023 Plein Air Painting Demo+Tutored Workshop with Roger Dellar: 18 July 10-4, Great Yarmouth

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Plein Air Painting WorkshopOil Painting – Demo & Tutored Workshop with Rob Nelmes

Friday 14 July 2023, 10:00 – 4:00pm Oil Painting with Rob Nelmes, £40 for PON23 participants, £60 otherwise

Award-winning four-time first prize winner at Paint Out, Rob will fire up your enthusiasm with an oil painting demo followed by instruction in composition, drawing, blocking in, value and colour mixing, whilst artists paint around the bustling environs of the colourful and historic Norwich Market. Rob loves plein air because of “the sense of urgency, promoting a more instinctive reaction and vibrant result.” Open to all levels, probably beginning at Whitlingham Park and then heading to Norwich Market.

Plein Air Painting WorkshopOil Painting – Demonstration with Haidee-Jo Summers

Monday 17 July 2023, 10:00 – 12:00pm Oil Painting with Haidee-Jo Summers, £20 for PON23 participants, £30 otherwise

Watch and learn from Paint Out’s first ever winning artist (2014), internationally acclaimed plein air painter and author of “Plein Air Painting with Oils”. Haidee will talk you through her plein air process with Q&A in the surroundings of the coastal scene that is Morston Creek. Open to all levels. “My work is a celebration of light-filled moments revealed in rich and vibrant oil paint using my personal visual language of fresh and direct brushmarks.”

Plein Air Painting WorkshopOil Painting – Demo & Tutored Workshop with Roger Dellar

Tuesday 18 July 2023, 10:00 – 4:00pm Oil Painting with Roger Dellar, £40 for PON23 participants, £60 otherwise

Enjoy a day at the seaside where seasoned professional Roger will commence with a short demo, followed by instruction in composition, how to block in and build up your painting and successfully introduce figures from those fleeting plein air moments. Colour, values, and brushwork tips and skills throughout. Roger “is fascinated by the way the play of light transforms a subject.” Open to all levels.

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