Sat 05 Feb 2022 - Sat 05 Feb 2022


10:30 - 16:00



Explore painting in the style of Van Gogh.

On this one day workshop you will explore the painter Van Gogh’s painting techniques to create your own Post-Impressionist painted landscape.

You will discuss and practise various painterly techniques and study some of Van Gogh’s different works before starting on your own composition.

You’ll be guided through the process and will be encouraged to develop your own colour palette to work from.

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Richard Kitson

Richard Kitson is a figurative painter based in Barnsley and also teaches Fine Art at Barnsley Sixth Form College. Richard has over seven year’s teaching experience and in addition to his college work teaches private students at his Barnsley studio and delivers demonstrations and workshops throughout Yorkshire. Richard has exhibited in the Uk and internationally and in 2018 participated in Sky Arts Portrait of the Year.

Instagram: @richardkitsonart


Who is the Workshop for?

The workshop is suitable for complete beginners or those who would like to progress from drawing to using paints in their landscapes. The course will be taught in a step by step way with tutor advice and guidance to build your confidence in drawing & painting.

Do I Need to Bring Anything?

Basic materials will be provided such as paper, pencils, brushes and acrylic paints, along with easels and drawing boards. Students will need to bring a canvas board or some canvas paper along with them. You may also wish to bring a landscape photograph to work from. Please bring an apron or wear old clothes to avoid getting mucky!

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Course Booking Terms and Conditions

Workshop and course bookings can be cancelled and refunded up until 7 days before the scheduled start date. Our workshops support the work we do as a charity, and because materials and equipment are ordered in advance, we regret that refunds cannot be offered less than 7 days before the workshop date. Please note that Eventbrite's booking fee is non-refundable.

Bookings cannot be transferred between courses however bookings can be transferred to another person in the event that you are unable to attend on the day.

In the event that The Art House needs to cancel a workshop for any reason, for example due to tutor illness or if lockdown measures are put back in place your ticket will be refunded in full.